NYC Housing Connect has announced the availability of 235 affordable apartments located at 601 West 29th Street, just south of the Hudson Yards area of Manhattan. The newly built, 60-story skyscraper has a total 935 units and includes studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom residences.
Of the 235 units set aside for affordable housing, there are 38 studios available. The starting rent for these studios is $690 a month. There are 15 units available at this price.
The rent for one-bedroom units starts at $741 per month. There are 64 units available at this price. The rent for two-bedroom units starts at $901 per month. There are 15 units available at this price.
Income and household size requirements
Rents are based on income and household size. Those households with a lower annual income may qualify for significantly reduced rent. For example, to qualify for a one-bedroom unit at $741 per month, a household of two people would need an annual income between $28,286 to $42,720.
However, even if your household income is not within this range, you may still qualify for a reduced rent apartment. The eligible income range for the Hudson Yards development is $26,229 to $144,100. The allowable household size is one to five individuals.
To determine if you qualify, check out the full details on NYC Housing Connect. These apartments are available through a housing lottery. The deadline to apply is August 9, 2022.
These Manhattan apartments are part of a new luxury building developed by Douglaston Development and designed by FXCollaborative. The apartments have a wide variety of amenities, such as:
- Pet friendly
- Onsite laundry
- Rent includes gas for cooking (resident responsible for electricity)
- High-end countertops and finishes
- Energy-efficient kitchen appliances, including dishwasher
- Hardwood floors
- Pedestrian-friendly neighborhood with access to public transportation
- Door attendant
Tenants can access these amenities for additional fees:
- Gym with fitness studio
- Tenant lounges
- Outdoor swimming pool
- Bike storage
- Outdoor terraces
- Indoor and outdoor pet areas
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