Who Should Apply? Individual or households who meet the income and household size requirements listed in the table below may apply. Only qualified applicants will be eligible for apartments. Applicants who live in New York City receive a general preference for apartments.
Preferences for apartments ( percentage of units) go to: - Applicants with mobility impairments (5%) - Applicants with visual or hearing impairments (2%) - Residents of Bronx Community District 9 & 10 (50%) - Municipal employees (5%)
How Do You Apply?
Apply online or through mail. To apply online, please go to: www.nyc.gov/housingconnect To request an application by mail, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: WHGA Schomburg Place, L.P., 1652 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10031.
Only send one application per development. Don’t submit duplicate applications. Do not apply online and also send in a paper application. Applicants who submit more than one application will be disqualified.
When Is the Deadline?
Applications must be postmarked or submitted online no later than September 16, 2014 Late applications will not be considered.
What Happens After You Submit an Application
After the deadline, applications are selected for review through a lottery process. If your application is selected and you appear to qualify, you will be invited to an interview where management will continue the process of determining your eligibility. Interviews are usually scheduled from 2 to 10 months after the application deadline. You will be asked to bring documents that verify your household size, identity of members of your household, and your household income.