Is the apartment worth the application process?

Definitely!  If you qualify, you have the chance to save thousands of dollars a year on an apartment in a new, amenity-rich luxury building. There is no guarantee you will be called but there is also no risk in applying.  There are no application fees, so there is nothing to lose!

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Can I move in the first of the next month?

Applying and qualifying for affordable housing can be a long process, and you are not guaranteed to receive housing. Your household must not only qualify with detailed criteria on a property-by-property basis, but you must also be selected at random in that property’s lottery. Preferences noted in the advertisement will be given first consideration.

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What are my odds of winning?

It’s impossible to say the odds of winning until the lottery is concluded because we don’t know how many applicants will enter. On an average lottery, 30 thousand applicants apply. As the saying goes “you gotta be in it, to win it!!”

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How do I apply?

You can apply in one of two ways. Go to NYC HousingConnect and submit your application electronically. You will have to create a profile first. Request a paper application by mail. Send a self-addressed envelope to:. **Important: DO NOT SUBMIT MORE THAN ONE APPLICATION. This will disqualify you.

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