The Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty is accepting applications for 23 studio and one bedroom apartments now under construction on the Upper East Side for moderate income individuals and couples.
Rents for these units will be from $782 to 836 per month depending on unit size. To be eligible, applicants must have incomes between $33,040 to $42,432, based on unit and family size. Single applicants must be 62 years of age or older at the time of the application. For couples, one applicant must be at least 62 and the co-applicant must be at least 55 at the time of the application.
A lottery system will be utilized, with preference given to New York City residents. Applicants residing in Community Board 8 will receive priority for 50% of the units. In addition, visual/hearing impaired applicants will receive priority for 2% of the units, applicants with mobility impairment will receive priority for 5% of the units, and applicants who are New York City municipal employees will receive a preference for 5% of the units.
You may request an application by mail from Met Council/92nd Street Senior Residence, 80 Maiden Lane, 21st Floor, New York, NY 10038. Include a self-addressed envelope with your application request. Applications must be postmarked no later than March 12, 2007 and must be returned by regular mail to the post office box listed on the application form.
Only one application per household will be accepted.
To download a copy of the announcement, please use the following link: http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/blog%20~%20334EAST92NDST.pdf