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NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development
Press Room

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 27, 2003

Press Contact: Carol Abrams (212) 863-5176
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REHABILITATED, AFFORDABLE RENTAL APARTMENTS AVAILABLE IN BEDFORD-STUYVESANT AND CROWN HEIGHTS

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) announces that applications are now available for forty-two affordable housing rental apartments now under rehabilitation in the Bedford-Stuyvesant and Crown Heights sections of Brooklyn.

The Bedford-Stuyvesant apartments are located at 460 Nostrand Avenue, 147 Hancock Street, 22 Halsey Street, and 23 Herkimer Street. The apartments in Crown Heights are located at 796 Park Place, 121 Rogers Avenue, and 133 Rogers Avenue.

The studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom and three-bedroom apartments are reserved for moderate-income households. The total annual income range for the studios is between $25,200 - $37,800; $33,000 - $49,500 for the one-bedrooms; $$37,200 - $55,800 for the two-bedrooms; and $44,000 - $66,000 for the three-bedrooms. Applicants will be required to meet income and additional selection criteria. Log on to nyc.gov/hpd for more information.

Applications must be requested by mail from: TPT Brooklyn Associates, c/o Shinda Management Corporation, 217-02 Jamaica Avenue, Queens Village, NY 11428. Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope with the request for application.

Completed applications must be returned by regular mail only to the post office box number that will be listed with the application, and must be postmarked by October 7, 2003. Applications will be selected by lottery. Eligible applications residing in Brooklyn Community Boards 3 and 8 will receive priority for half of the units. Eligible visual/hearing impaired applicants will receive priority for 2% of the units.

HPD's mission is to promote quality housing and viable neighborhoods for New Yorkers. The department is the nation's largest municipal housing development agency. Since Fiscal Year 1987, the agency has completed the construction or rehabilitation of 212,000 units of affordable housing. For more information about affordable rental housing, call the City's Citizen Service Center at 311 or log on to nyc.gov/hpd




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