May 18, 2018 By Nathaly Pesantez
Applications are now open for dozens of affordable units at a new development on Hunters Point Avenue in Long Island City.
The housing lottery at 11-39 49th Ave., a 12-story, 194-unit building, features 23 and 26 studio and one bedroom units, respectively, with a few two and three bedroom options.
Studios begin at a monthly rent of $2,098 for single-person households with an income range between $71,932 and $95,030. A single person with an income between $77,178 and $95,030 can also score a one-bedroom unit for $2,251 a month.
One-bedroom units are also available for two-person households for incomes between $77,178 and $108,550.
Two-bedroom units, of which six are available, start at $2,714 a month. To qualify, an annual minimum income of $93,052 is required for at household size of at least two, with a maximum income of $135,590 for 4-person households.
Three-bedroom units, available to household sizes of three to six people, will have a monthly rent of $3,131. To qualify for one of the four units, a minimum income of $107,349 is required.
The new building includes amenities like bike storage, card-operated laundry rooms, a gym, a rooftop, and a lounge, all of which require additional fees to access.
The applications are open to all, with a general preference for those who live in New York City and no special preference for Community Board 2 residents. A small percentage of the units, however, will go to mobility-disabled applications and those with vision or hearing disabilities.
Applications are due no later than July 25, and can be submitted online or by mail. For instructions, see the affordable housing notice.