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15 affordable artist apartments available at Brookland Artspace Lofts

by Prince Of Petworth August 1, 2011 at 12:30 pm 31 Comments

Photo courtesy of artspace

From a press release:

Artspace Projects with Dance Place, Cultural Development Corporation, and DC Department of Housing and Community Development

15 affordable live/work apartments designated for artists, arts administrators, and educators. Available units include studios and one-bedrooms. All units are oversized, with large windows, extra-wide hallways, and garage parking. The building houses a dance studio and has a green roof.

15 units are ready for immediate occupancy.

Brookland Artspace Lofts, 3305 Eighth Street NE, 2 blocks from Brookland-CUA
metro stop on the Red Line

Brookland Artspace Lofts provides affordable rental housing specifically for artists and their families. Located in the Brookland/Edgewood neighborhood, this space enables 39 creative households to secure housing at below-market rates. Affordable live/work housing anchors creative professionals in the city, and unit proximity is intended to inspire collaboration and resource-sharing among artists.

All apartments will be leased to eligible households on a first come, first served basis. Prospective tenants may access www.artspacewashdc.org for additional information. Prospective tenants should contact Stuart Payne, property manager, at 703.200.8325 to arrange to submit an application.

Rents are listed as:

Efficiency – $970
1 bed – $1,011
2 bed – $1,205

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