Housing lottery apartments are availble now in Midtown, starting at $613

By Nathan Tempey  | October 4, 2017 - 2:00PM

The Sky Midtown at 11th Avenue and 42nd Street is an ultra-luxe, new high-rise that includes 166 below-market apartments coming available now.


More than 200 discounted apartments are coming up for rent in Midtown as part of the city's housing lottery.

At 42 West 33rd St., a new 36-story building half a block from the Empire State Building, applications are open for 45 apartments. The units are studios, one-, and two-bedrooms, starting at $867 a month. They are reserved for households making $31,600-$57,200.

The otherwise-luxury building includes 24-hour lobby staff, a pool, a gym, a lounge, meeting rooms, a golf simulator, a party room, a spa, laundry, a "dog wash," and a garden. The amenities are accessible only with additional fees.

Here's more detail on the income requirements and pricing:


Over on the West Side, on 42nd Street at 11th Avenue, 166 apartments are available in the massive sky ultra-luxury development. The 71-story building is home to Knicks including Kristaps Porzingis, who rents a penthouse apartment and two others. It has lobby staff, a roof deck, a Carmelo-Anthony-designed basketball court, a kid's playroom, a gym, a pool, a putting green, a cafe, a parking garage, bike storage, and other amenities, many of which are fee restricted.

The income-restricted apartments are heavily discounted: ranging from studios to two bedrooms, they start at $613, with one batch reserved for households making $22,900-$38,200. Another set are set aside for households making $68,700-$114,500, and start at $1,950 for a studio.

More income and pricing information is here:



If you're interested and think you might qualify for one of these buildings, you can create a profile and apply online via NYC Housing Connect. Don't apply more than once, or you could be disqualified.

Note: Brick Underground is in no way affiliated with New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development or the Housing Development Corporation. If you are interested in applying to this or other affordable housing developments, please go to the NYC Housing Connect website for information and instructions.



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