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ECHO Apartments
Morningside Heights
2021 Re-Opening Waiting List

ECHO Apartments is a 99 unit building including 98 units designated for the elderly and disabled located at 1050 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY. ECHO is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the Waiting List for renting to those with limited income for Studio and 1-Bedroom Units. Applications will be open beginning January 1, 2022 at 9:00am ET and collection will close on February 15, 2022 at 5:00pm ET. Qualifications will be based on income and occupancy guidelines.

Occupancy Guidelines:

Family Size: 1 Individual

Apt Size: Studio

Monthly Tenant Portion of Rent: Eligible resident pays 30% of income

Total Maximum Gross Income: $41,800


Family Size: 1-2 Individuals

Apt Size: 1 Bedroom

Monthly Tenant Portion of Rent: Eligible resident pays 30% of income

Total Maximum Gross Income: $47,750


* Includes gas for heat and cooking

** Income guidelines subject to change

*** Monthly rent is based on 30% of the family’s total household income (as per US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development regulations)

Other Eligibility Requirements:

1. Eligible individuals are over the age of 62 AND/OR those over the age of 18 who are mobility-impaired.

2. All Applicants will be subject to a criminal background check.

3. Additional Selection Criteria may apply.

Additional Information:

All applications must be completed electronically. Paper applications will be accepted by request only. Any paper applications must be returned by regular letter sized mail only (no priority, certified, registered, express or overnight mail will be accepted) to Phipps Houses NY postmarked no later than February 15, 2022 at 5:00pm ET. Any application postmarked after this date will be retained for future consideration, but will not be included in the 2022 lottery selection.

Applicants who submit more than one application will be disqualified. Duplicate applications will not be accepted. 

There is no Broker's Fee or Application Fee to apply to this list. Any application requesting a fee to apply is illegitimate and is not associated with Phipps Houses NY.

Applications submitted within the list opening window will be selected by randomized lottery. Status information will be provided at only. Do not contact Phipps Houses for status information.

All procedures are supervised by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Exceptions to disclosure of SSN: (1) Individuals who do not contend immigration status, (2) Individuals age 62 or older as of January 31, 2010, whose initial determination of eligibility begun before January 31, 2010.

Equal Housing Opportunity.