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33 Units up for Grabs in LIC Affordable Housing Lottery, Studios Start at $2,241

42-10 27th St. (Google)

April 28, 2020 By Michael Dorgan

A new affordable housing lottery has opened with 33 units on offer in a large Long Island City development.

The units, located at 42-10 27th St. in a building called One LIC, include studios, one-bedroom, two-bedroom and three-bedroom apartments. Applicants have until June 9 to apply and units will be awarded to qualified tenants via a lottery.

Studios will start at $2,241 per month, with three-bedroom units going for as high as $3,283 per month.

The building, which is 21 stories and contains 110 apartments, is located adjacent to the Queensboro Plaza subway station which serves the N, W, and 7 lines.

The new building boasts a rooftop deck and includes other amenities such as a public lounge, party room, laundry room and bike storage.

Parking is also available at an additional cost.

Eight studio apartments are available for $2,241 per month for individuals making between $76,835 and $97,110, and two-person households earning up to $111,020.

The largest share of units on offer are one-bedroom lots with a total of 12 available. All of these units are being offered for $2,362 per month. To qualify individual renters must make between $80,983 and $97,110. Households of two can have an income up to $111,020 and households of three can go up to $124,930.

There are eight two-bedroom units on offer, with all eight going for $2,849 per month and are available to households between two to five people. Income requirements begin at $97,680 and top off at $149,890 for a household of five.

Five three-bedroom units are also on offer at $3,283 per month and are available to households between three and seven people. Income requirements begin at $112,560 and are capped at $172,120 for a household of seven.

The rent covers gas and hot water. Tenants will be responsible for electricity.

Preference will be given to applicants who are already residents of New York City, with additional preference given to those with mobility, vision, or hearing impairments.

For more information and to apply, go to New York Housing Connect.

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My maintenance, mortgage AND ConEd and spectrum is still less!!

Seriously! And I’m in a one bedroom!!!

Joh Fredersen

The timing is terrible given mass unemployment and cutbacks everywhere. Demonstrates just hHow out of touch people are thinking that these rents are affordable…

Common Sense

There are different levels to affordability. While it may not be affordable for some it might be affordable for others. Same is with apartments with income limits under 50K. Those who make more cannot get those. So it’s a fair game to offer affordable apartments for different income levels.


Studios start at over $2200/month. Individuals have to make $81 – 97k. I keep asking, but never get an answer from any source: who sets these guidelines as affordable. Especially now. Why even publicize this as ‘affordable’? It’s not.


Yeah Sure! “Affordable” Ha! With EVERYONE unemployed and broke!
Real Estate is so unethical these days! Real poor folks can’t afford this with regular jobs before this “pandemic” . And now the “new rich-start ups” can’t afford it either!

They are spending down what they earned waiting for a Stimulus hand down that is a one time thing AND hope to live off unemployment with the CARES package bonus that is just for some months NOT indefinitely (as some libs would hope–USA is NOT a gold mine!)
And their hoping to get out of paying their rents to boot! But most young adults play the real estate side gig. Driving up prices, and are hoping to live off of the rent due to them while stiffening their OWN rent???? Yeah don’t understand how that’s suppose to work???
Their panic buying didn’t work out either… Just created a big mess for everyone, guess no one taught them supply and demand.
They raised the prices with their stupidity and are now on a leash on how much dough they got til they can get a new job!
Oh and now their back at square one with trying to compete with all their peeps and the new graduating class and the rest of the new unemployed to get a job. Oh and the AI s the governments have been working on to make our lives easier have already been rolled out ( though some jobs have been lost to get to this progress…google it before you counter comment this!)… So it’s going to be fun to watch the sneering upper class say what’s affordable when they are currently swimming in new found poverty that the rest of us know how to navigate… Yeah fun times ahead…
If Cuomo Ever open up the city….He keeps pushing back the date…He’s hoping for a 4th term. His daddy didn’t get but he hoping to a “Real” hero yeah making everyone unemployed cause He’s scared he’ll get “it”! (check the news reels…He said and I quote him directly excerpted from ABC7 news. “You don’t have the right to make me sick!” Meanwhile in the media during those hero press conferences where the essential media and “politicians” alike are packed like dogs (no offence to pups) and NOT social distancing OR wearing a mask…you know to “flatten the curve”… Yeah and you thought AMAZON was bad. We’ll welcome to the “new normal” of your own making, have a seat it’s going to be a “bumpy” ride! And please stop hitting the “reset” button on your life, suicide is not going to get you out of this…Learn what real values are and fight for it.
If you are still blessed to have grandparents they are your best bet for learning how to survive in any global disaster. Take some free humble pie and learn how to respect your elders so you can respect yourself AND survive….

NOW for those that are offended of how the real society works or the “forever teenagers” who want an allowance indefinitely while making others suffered for yourselfishness and not caring. By all means hit the thumbs down button. Lets all know how many of you are still here… Though most have already when to states that are opening…but yeah.
Those that don’t like the truth. (again google BEFORE you counter comment) though we all know “the elites???” Don’t like researching info that makes them look bad however true it maybe. So kids hit the thumbs down button.


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