Westchester County Marketing Six Affordable Homes for Sale

Real Estate In-Depth | February 2016

240 Halstead Ave., Harrison

WHITE PLAINS—Six new affordable one-and-two family homes and condominiums are now available in Westchester to income eligible homebuyers, County Executive Robert P. Astorino announced on Feb. 12.The deadline to submit applications to purchase the homes is February 29th.

All applications received by the deadline will be placed in a lottery to be held in early March. Applications are available in both English and Spanish, and information including the income requirements and additional details on the properties, such as floor plans, local schools, parks and public transportation are posted online on the County’s Homeseeker web pages.

The purchase prices on these six affordable homes or condominiums are subsidized by the county, range in price from $133,000 to $235,000 and are available to families earning up to 80% of the county’s median income. Current maximum eligible annual household income ranges from $59,200 for a one-person household to $98,100 for a six-person household.

The homes are in the Town/Village of Harrison, Town of Lewisboro and Village of Rye Brook.

2 Spruce Road, Town of Lewisboro: This is a 2,300-square-foot, three bedroom, single-family house that will be completely renovated in the coming months and will also include a one-bedroom, income-generating accessory apartment in another building on the property. The house includes a master bedroom with fireplace, one-and-one-half bathrooms and a two-car detached garage. It has cathedral ceilings, a family room, laundry room and deck. It is located in the Katonah-Lewisboro School District and is approximately seven miles of Bee Line bus Route #19, which stops near to the Metro-North Harlem Line train station in Katonah, and in Mount Kisco and Ossining. The unit is part of the Lake Kitchawan Association and has lake access. The purchase price for this two-story home is $235,325.

106 Lake Kitchawan, Town of Lewisboro: This is a 1,000-square foot single-family house with three bedrooms, one bathroom, a laundry area, unfinished basement, front deck and open rear porch that will see some renovations in the coming months. It is located in the Katonah-Lewisboro School District and is approximately seven miles from Bee Line bus Route #19, which stops near to the Metro-North Harlem Line train station in Katonah, and in Mount Kisco and Ossining. The unit is part of the Lake Kitchawan Association and has lake access. The purchase price for this home is $207,840.

491 Franklin Street, Village of Rye Brook: a 1,400-square-foot two-family house with three-bedrooms and two-bathrooms, and an unfinished basement and attic. Metro-North train stations in Rye and Port Chester are within driving distance from the home and connect to Grand Central Station and Stamford, CT. The house is four blocks from the route #13 Bee-Line bus stop which connects to the cities of Port Chester and White Plains. It has an income-generating accessory apartment. The purchase price for this home is $161,700.

240 Halstead Avenue, Town/Village Harrison (pictured above): A unit in the Marion Court complex is a two-bedroom, one bathroom, 850-square-foot condominium with an eat in kitchen, dining room, living room, ceiling fans and hardwood floors. It is served by the Harrison Central School District, is near a Bee Line bus stop and within walking distance of shops, restaurants, places of worship and the Harrison Metro-North railroad station. The purchase price for the two-bedroom unit is $160,000.

70 West Street, Town/Village Harrison: A unit in the Harrison House complex is a two-bedroom, one bathroom, 800-square-foot condominium with a kitchen, dining and living room, a private balcony and hardwood floors. The kitchen features maple cabinets, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and glass mosaic backsplash. The condominium complex includes a barbeque area, storage area and a shared laundry. It is served by the Harrison Central School District, is near a Bee Line bus stop and within walking distance of shops, restaurants, places of worship and the Harrison Metro-North railroad station. The purchase price for the two-bedroom condominium is $175,000.

17 Broadway, 2C, Harrison: A unit in The Broadway complex is a 700-square-foot one-bedroom, one bathroom condominium. Its updated kitchen has stainless steel appliances. The condominium has hardwood floors, a private balcony, garage parking and a storage cage. It is served by the Harrison Central School District, is near a Bee Line bus stop and within walking distance of shops, restaurants, places of worship and the Harrison Metro-North railroad station. The sale price for the one-bedroom condominium is $132,601.

Westchester County’s Housing Marketing Consultant, Housing Action Council scheduled two affordable housing information sessions, one at the Greenburgh Public Library on Feb. 17 at 6 p.m. and the other one at the Ossining Public Library on Feb. 24 at 6 p.m.

For more information on the homes, information sessions and the income guidelines visit Westchester County’s Homeseeker  or contact the Housing Action Council by email at hac@affordablehomes.org, or by phone at (914)-332-4144.

Photo: 240 Halstead Avenue, Town/Village Harrison