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.
- A salary of $58,450 or less annually is now considered low income in the New York Metro Area
- 27 middle-income apartments up for grabs in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, from $1,807/month
- Apply for 39 middle-income units by the Williamsburg waterfront, from $1,999/month
All renderings via HAAK architects
Neighborhoods : Long Island City