Lottery opens for 59 middle-income units near MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, from $2,098/month

Posted On Fri, May 18, 2018 By

Posted On Fri, May 18, 2018 By In affordable housing, housing lotteries, Queens

Rendering via HAAK architects

Applications are now being accepted for 59 newly constructed, middle-income units in the heart of thriving Long Island City in Queens. HAAK architects designed the 12-story building at 11-39 49th Avenue, which boasts a unique patchwork facade made of tricolor brick. The rental sits less than a block from the 7 train and MoMA PS1 and less than a mile from Gantry Plaza State Park on the waterfront. Qualifying New Yorkers earning 130 percent of the area median income can apply for the units, which range from a $2,098/month studio to a $3,131/month three-bedroom.

Interior renderings do not reflect units available in the lottery; renderings via HAAK architects

The 194-unit building, developed by the Criterion Group, spreads across 132,500 square feet. Residents can enjoy amenities like bike storage, a package room, on-site laundry, a gym and a rooftop with water and Manhattan skyline views. In addition to the 7 train, the area’s transit options include the G, E and M trains.

Qualifying New Yorkers can apply for the affordable units at 11-39 49th Avenue until July 25, 2018. Complete details on how to apply are available here (pdf). Questions regarding this offer must be referred to NYC’s Housing Connect department by dialing 311.

Use 6sqft’s map below to find even more ongoing housing lotteries.

If you don’t qualify for the housing lotteries mentioned, visit’s no-fee rentals page for other apartment deals in the city. And find market-rate listings for 11-39 49th Avenue here.


All renderings via HAAK architects

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Neighborhoods : Long Island City



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