A modern, state-of-the-art new development at 280 Ashland Place in Brooklyn is ready to field applicants for 49 affordable units. The range of income for eligibility is pretty generous, which could make this offering one of the most popular in an already hotly competitive market for affordable housing lottery applications.
Called the Caesura, this 123-unit building will make a slew of studio and 1- and 2-bedroom units available to eligible applicants who earn 80 percent and 130 percent of the area median income. The chart below shows that the eligibility range to go from $32,709 to $66,800 for a single person for a micro unit all the way to $95,692 to $157,410 for a 4-person household. There have been several new rental developments right along that block in Downtown Brooklyn/Fort Greene, including the 53-story 250 Ashland Place.
To apply online, go to NYC Housing Connect. To request an application by mail, send a self- addressed envelope to: Fifth Avenue Committee – 621 Degraw Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217. Otherwise, the building has a pretty easy application portal on its own website. In fact, of all the new developments that offer affordable units, the Caesura has presented some of the clearest, most concise information on its site to help potential applicants and/or residents.
The apartments feature hardwood floors, Caesarstone countertops, high-performance mechanicals in addition to other services available for additional charges: cable TV subscription, high-speed Wi-Fi, weekly housekeeping, bath amenities, linens, linen laundry, and social events
Amenities include hospitality station, fitness room, community lounge, conservatory, roof terrace, bike storage, laundry room.
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