Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: Two Housing Lotteries in Bed Stuy

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    Affordable Housing Lottery Opens for 89 Units in Bed Stuy, Starting at $524 a Month

    An affordable housing lottery has opened for 89 units in a 6-story building at 645 Gates Avenue, between Throop Avenue and Marcus Garvey Boulevard in Bed Stuy. The building is called The Astra.

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    Brownstone Boys: Updating Furniture With Our IKEA Dresser Hack

    We all have that one Ikea piece of furniture that’s been with us a little too long. For us, it’s the Hemnes three-drawer that’s hiding in our guest bedroom. We decided it was time for a little DIY love makeover. This redo cost us under $50 and took us just a couple of days to complete! Now, we have a new “old” dresser.

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    Affordable Housing Lottery Opens for 94 Units in Bed Stuy, Starting at $667 a Month

    An affordable housing lottery has opened for 94 units in an 11-story building at 1620 Fulton Street (with an alternate address of 1612 Fulton) in Bed Stuy. The building bears the name The Garnet.

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    Bring Life Back to an 18th Century Suffolk County Farmhouse, Birthplace of a New York City Mayor

    If you like your historic properties with layers of atmospherically decaying history, this circa 1740 farmhouse offers it in abundance along with a connection to a New York City political figure.

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    Clinton Hill Condo With Mantels, Private Outdoor Space, In-Unit Laundry Asks $1.195 Million

    On the architecturally scenic Clinton Avenue, this condo in an 1870s brownstone offers up some attractive details like high ceilings and mantels as well as the bonus of private outdoor space and in-unit laundry.

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