Applications are now being accepted for a new senior affordable housing development in the Longwood neighborhood of The Bronx.
Located at 909 Beck Street, 30 one bedroom apartments are up for grabs via lottery at St. Vincent de Paul Senior Apartments which is being constructed by Catholic Homes New York.
The development also features a card-operated laundry room, community room, a lounge with a warming kitchen, outdoor recreation space including a garden, and bike storage. All units feature roll-in showers, “…to accommodate the aging in place”.
According to the Housing Connect, there will also be a full-time social worker on-site to, “…assist residents with social services, care coordination, and wellness promotion.”
Rents for the units vary as eligible tenants pay 30% of their income and will have to qualify for Section 8. Also, qualifying individuals or households MUST have at least one person who is 62 years of age or older.
Income requirements for a 1 person household ranges from $0 to $39,800 a year and for a 2 person household from $0 to $45,500 a year.
The building is also located around the corner from Bill Rainey Park and the Hunts Point Branch of the New York Public Library system is just around the corner. The closest subway station is the 2 and 5 at Intervale Avenue about 4 blocks away.
In order to apply, go to housing connect here and the deadline for applications is May 22, 2020.
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