The top floor one-bedroom apartment in Park Slope is a neighborhood steal
If you’re a non-smoker with no pets looking for an affordable “sunny and sweet” Park Slope one-bedroom, Mayor Bill de Blasio has the place for you.
Hizzoner has listed the top floor unit on his 11th Street row house for $1,825 a month, according to an ad posted on real estate site StreetEasy.
The listing raves that the “enchanting apartment” has a “charming Victorian front porch,” a shared washer and dryer, a front porch, plus a basement storage area for your bike. Because, Brooklyn.
The rental also boasts a dressing room alcove with a large closet, a vintage kitchen with separate dining area, as well as a bathroom with subway tiles.
The mayor’s late mother once lived in the space, which de Blasio and his wife Chirlane McCray have owned since 2004. Now the current tenants are moving out to buy their own place, mayoral spokesman Austin Finan confirmed.
While some reports have called the de Blasio hypocritical because he raised the rent on the unit in this wood-frame home from $1,800 to $1,825 in 2015 – at around the same time he was crusading to freeze rents in rent-stabilized apartments – his spokesman said this place is renting “for well below market value” in the hip South Slope neighborhood. A second apartment in the same 11th Street building was renting for $2,750 in 2014.
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