NEW YORK (PIX11) — If finding affordable housing in New York City sometimes feels like a lottery, that’s because it can be. 

Affordable housing lotteries for apartments in the five boroughs are almost always running and they are searchable through the city’s NYC Housing Connect site.

Here’s a guide to current affordable housing lotteries in New York City, sorted first by borough, then by the entry deadline. Some specific residency requirements may apply for individual buildings, so be sure to check each lottery’s listing on the NYC Housing Connect site.

Bronx Affordable Housing Lotteries

  • 637 East 176th Street – Lottery closes Nov. 16, 2022; Eligible income range of $37,715 to $187,330 for households of one to five people
  • 1686 Weeks Avenue – Lottery closes Nov. 17, 2022; Eligible income range of $75,360 to $156,130 for households of one to three people
  • 2851 University Avenue – Lottery closes Nov. 30, 2022; Eligible income range of $51,429 to $187,330 for households of one to five people
  • 322 Grand Concourse – Lottery closes Dec. 8, 2022; Eligible income range of $56,983 to $115,280 for households of one to five people
  • 1701 Purdy Street, Parkchester Gardens Senior Apartments – Lottery closes Dec. 14, 2022; Eligible income range of up to $60,050 for households of one to three people
  • 740 Brook Avenue – Lottery closes Dec. 27, 2022; Eligible income range of $16,183 to $165,500 for households of one to seven people
  • 915 Elsmere Place, Senior Apartments – Lottery closes Dec. 30, 2022; Eligible income range of $55,612 to $187,330 for households of one to five people
  • 2850 Webster Avenue, Senior Apartments – Lottery closes Jan. 3, 2023; Eligible income range of up to $60,050 for households of one to three people

Brooklyn Affordable Housing Lotteries

  • 961 Madison Street – Lottery closes Nov. 15, 2022; Eligible income range of $69,943 to $215,150 for households of one to seven people
  • 110 Thatford Avenue – Lottery closes Nov. 21, 2022; Eligible income range of $68,572 to $215,150 for households of one to seven people
  • 308 Linden Boulevard – Lottery closes Nov. 21, 2022; Eligible income range of $83,349 to $187,330 for households of one to five people
  • 167 Malcolm X Boulevard – Lottery closes Nov. 23, 2022; Eligible income range of $69,429 to $138,840 for households of one to two people
  • 103 Schenectady Avenue – Lottery closes Nov. 25, 2022; Eligible income range of $69,943 to $156,130 for households of one to three people
  • 2001 Nostrand Avenue – Lottery closes Nov. 25, 2022; Eligible income range of $75,429 to $187,330 for households of one to five people
  • 190 Essex Street, 221 Vermont Street, & 581 Belmont Avenue – Lottery closes Nov. 25, 2022; Eligible income range of up to $100,870 for households of one to five people
  • 150 Bayard Street – Lottery closes Nov. 25, 2022; Eligible income range of $47,520 to $187,330 for households of one to five people
  • 353 Miller Avenue – Lottery closes Nov. 30, 2022; Eligible income range of $66,858 to $187,330 for households of one to five people
  • 1277 East 14th Street – Lottery closes Dec. 5, 2022; Eligible income range of $70,560 to $187,330 for households of one to five people
  • 8 Marcy Avenue – Lottery closes Dec. 12, 2022; Eligible income range of $57,395 to $187,330 for households of one to five people
  • 180 Throop Avenue – Lottery closes Dec. 15, 2022; Eligible income range of $111,429 to $187,330 for households of two to five people
  • 540 Waverly Avenue – Lottery closes Jan. 3, 2023; Eligible income range of $41,315 to $187,330 for households of one to five people
  • 1921 Atlantic Avenue – Lottery closes Jan. 4, 2023; Eligible income range of $16,218 to $132,400 for households of one to seven people
  • 269 Wallabout Street – Lottery closes Jan. 9, 2023; Eligible income range of $29,760 to $202,515 for households of one to nine people

Manhattan Affordable Housing Lotteries

  • 110 West 123rd Street – Lottery closes Nov. 30, 2022; Eligible income range of $100,458 to $187,330 for households of two to five people
  • 224 West 124th Street – Lottery closes Dec. 15, 2022; Eligible income range of $73,715 to $187,330 for households of one to five people

Queens Affordable Housing Lotteries

  • 3-3 27th Avenue – Lottery closes Nov. 21, 2022; Eligible income range of $25,372 to $86,460 for households of one to five people
  • 25-79 31st Street – Lottery closes Dec. 1, 2022; Eligible income range of $68,572 to $156,130 for households of one to three people
  • 91-09 Roosevelt Avenue – Lottery closes Dec. 9, 2022; Eligible income range of $48,000 to $187,330 for households of one to five people

Staten Island Affordable Housing Lotteries

  • No lotteries available at this time