Next to a transit hub and historic park in Jamaica, 67 mixed-income luxury units are available, from $1,585/month

October 24, 2023

Rendering courtesy of Zara Realty

A new rental in Queens is now accepting applications for 67 mixed-income apartments. Located at 153-10 88th Avenue in the heart of Jamaica, The 88 includes luxury units and amenities, including two landscaped rooftop decks. The building sits next to Rufus King Park and is near several public transit lines. New Yorkers earning 80 and 130 percent of the area median income, or between $57,292 for a single person annually and $198,250 for a household of five, can apply for the apartments, which range from $1,585/month studios to $3,075/month two bedrooms.

Rendering courtesy of NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development

Developed by Zara Realty and designed by Ismael Leyva Architects, the nine-story building contains 223 apartments, 30 percent of which are priced below the market rate. The 88 features energy-efficient features like an HVAC system that consumes less energy than traditional systems and a solar roof.

All tenants have access to a valet parking garage with electric charging stations, a fitness center with a yoga studio, a library, a lounge, and two expansive landscaped roof decks with grilling stations and shading dining areas.

Additional perks include bike storage lockers, a shared laundry room, a media room, an open lawn space, and a 24-hour attended lobby.

Alchemy Studio designed the interior of the apartments, which boast spacious layouts, custom floor-to-ceiling windows, chef-quality kitchens with white oak cabinetry, white quartz countertops, and a full suite of state-of-the-art appliances, and bathrooms with spa-like features, including custom vanities and standing glass showers in select units.

Certain units also come with private rooftop terraces with views of Jamaica’s hillsides and the historic Rufus King Park.

Residents will have easy access to abundant public transit options, including the F, E, J, and Z subway lines, the several Queens-bound buses, and the Long Island Rail Road.

Qualifying New Yorkers can apply for the affordable units until December 18, 2023. Preference for 50 percent of the units will be given to residents of Queens Community District 12. Complete details on how to apply are available here. Questions regarding this offer must be referred to NYC’s Housing Connect department by dialing 311.


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  1. S

    Please forward me information of application process

  2. S

    Interesting in two bedroom