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The Actors Fund has recently partnered with Jonathan Rose Companies to help promote the Affordable Housing Lottery for the newly constructed Caesura apartments complex located at 280 Ashland Place (right next to BAM) in Brooklyn’s Cultural District


The lottery includes 49 units: micro, studio, one bedroom, and two bedroom apartmentsThis Affordable Housing Lottery is an opportunity for our entertainment community and others who fit the income requirements of moderate and middle income ($37,709 to $157,410 Total Annual Household Income).


The Actors Fund offers a comprehensive tutorial on our website for those who may have questions about applying for Affordable Housing.




To apply online, click here.


The Dramatists Guild is not equipped to answer questions regarding this request. To best assist you, for questions with your application, please contact:


Fifth Avenue Committee

Charmaine Marizan

(718) 237-2017, ext. 124


How to apply


1. Register for NYC Housing Connect. You will need to provide a valid e-mail address and basic contact information to register on NYC Housing Connect. This information can be updated at any time. Only one account should be created per household.


2. Complete Your Household Information. You will be asked to provide detailed employment and income information for you and all household members. Once you start an application, you may save and return to it at anytime. You must complete all required fields in order to submit an application.


3. Apply. To apply, click “Submit” for “Caesura 280 Ashland Place.” You will not be allowed to submit more than one application for each property. Be sure to submit your application by the posted deadline date. You may confirm that you submitted an application by reviewing your Application Status. See below.


4. Track Application History. You will only be contacted if your application is randomly selected during the initial lease-up or sales process. Please note: due to the high volume of applications submitted, not all applicants for every project will be contacted. You may view all projects for which you have applied on the Housing List (found in the Search tab). Here, you can see if the application period for that property is open or closed. For more on what to expect after you apply, carefully review the “What to Expect” section.