An affordable housing lottery has launched in East Williamsburg for 10 units in a seven-story, 50-unit rental building at 66 Ainslie Street.
Of the ten units set aside for affordable housing in the building, two are studios and eight are one-bedroom apartments.
Rentals in the lottery are $833 a month for a studio and $895 for a one bedroom. Eligible applicants will have to make between $30,466 and $38,100 for the studio apartments, and $32,640 and $43,500 for the one bedroom apartments. The rents are set at 60 percent of the average median income in the area.
Amenities in the building include laundry, a doorman, a lounge, and a roof deck. Slate Property Group is the developer and Aufgang Architects is the designer.
While it make look like a new building, technically it is the conversion and expansion of an existing one-story industrial building.
The building is just a block from the G train and within walking distance of the L, M, J and Z trains.
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