At new Harlem rental, lottery opens for 51 middle-income apartments, starting at $2,150/month

Courtesy of the New York Department of Housing Preservation and Development

A two-tower development in the heart of Harlem launched a housing lottery for 51 middle-income units this week. Known as Marcus Garvey Village, the development on West 124th Street consists of a pair of 18-story buildings with 330 apartments in total. New Yorkers earning 130% of the region’s median income, or between $94,972 for a single household and $187,380 for a five-person household, can apply for apartments in the first building at 224 West 124th Street, at the price $2,150/month for studios.

Courtesy of the New York Department of Housing Preservation and Development

According to CityRealty, the developer, a joint venture between Carthage Real Estate Advisors and Rester Management, along with West Harlem Development Corporation, purchased the site from Abyssinian Development Corp. for $27.8 million in December 2017. Permits for the project were filed in 2018 and approved in 2020.

Fischer + Makooi Architects designed 224 West 124th Street, and Body Lawson Associates is the official architect for the neighboring building under construction at 212 West 124th Street.

The residences feature modern finishes, floor-to-ceiling windows and a balcony, according to the Housing Connection advertisement. Amenities, which cost $75 per year but will be waived in the first year, include a rooftop with grills and outdoor dining areas, a fitness center with a yoga room, a business center, a games, a games room and parking for 67 vehicles.

Marcus Garvey Village will also include an LGBTQ+ cultural center, community meeting space and rooftop performance space. The development sits between Adam Clayton Powell Jr Boulevard and Frederick Douglass Boulevard, with easy access to the 2 and 3 trains at 124th Street on Malcolm Boulevard X and the A, C, B and D trains on Saint Avenue. – Nicholas.

Eligible New Yorkers can apply for affordable housing up to December 15, 2022. Full details on how to apply are available here. Questions regarding this offer should be directed to NYC’s Housing Connect service by dialing 311.

If you don’t qualify for the listed housing lotteries, visit’s no-cost rental page for other apartment deals in the city.


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