Affordable Housing

Apply to rent a Midtown apartment for as little as $580 a month

The apartments are in a mixed-income building at 145 Madison Ave.

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Applications are open for 18 apartments in a new building in Midtown through the city housing lottery.

The apartments are studios and one bedrooms, set aside for people in three income brackets: single people making $19,886-$29,240 a year, one- and two-person households making $34,354-$50,100 a year, and one- and two-person households making $79,783-$108,550 a year. Rents start at $580 a month, for a studio available to someone in the lowest bracket.

Full rent and income eligibility details are here:

The building is 21 stories, with the remaining apartments renting for market rates. It has a gym, bike storage, a lounge, regular storage, a patio, and a roof deck, all available for additional fees.

The building is between 32nd and 31st streets, two blocks from the 6 at 33rd Street, and five blocks from Herald Square.

If you're interested and think you might qualify for one of these apartments, you can create a profile and apply online via NYC Housing Connect. For details on this particular lottery, click here. 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.