Affordable Housing Lottery Launches for 45-57 Davis Street in Long Island City, Queens

45-57 David Street - J Frankl / C Mallea Associates

The affordable housing lottery is now open for 45-57 Davis Street, a nine-story mixed-use development in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by J Frankl/Charles Mallea and developed by Solomon Feder of Velocity Framers USA, the 145,000-square-foot will yield a total 158 units in a mix of studios and one-, two-, and three-bedroom units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 48 apartments for residents at 130 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $73,920 to $183,300.

Rendering of 45-57 Davis Street

Rendering of 45-57 Davis Street

Rendering of 45-57 Davis Street

Rendering of 45-57 Davis Street

Rendering of 45-57 Davis Street

Rendering of 45-57 Davis Street

Residential amenities include a rooftop terrace on the tenth floor, a gym, children’s playroom, bike storage lockers, shared laundry room, a game room, lounges, and an outdoor playground. Residences will have air conditioning, high-speed internet, furnished appliances, and designer finishes. Units will have outdoor space with either a patio or a balcony.

Rendering of 45-57 Davis Street

Rendering of 45-57 Davis Street

Rendering of 45-57 Davis Street

Rendering of 45-57 Davis Street

At 130 percent of the AMI, there are 12 affordable studios with a $2,156 monthly rent for incomes ranging from $73,920 to $118,300; 23 one-bedrooms with a $2,245 monthly rent for incomes ranging from $76,972 to $133,120; 12 two-bedrooms with a $2,710 monthly rent for incomes ranging from $92,915 to $159,640, and one three-bedrooms with a $3,122 monthly rent for income ranging from $107,040 to $183,300. Prospective renters must meet income and household size requirements to apply for these apartments. Applications must be postmarked or submitted online no later than January 19, 2021.

45-57 Davis Street will also have ground-floor commercial space.

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45 Comments on "Affordable Housing Lottery Launches for 45-57 Davis Street in Long Island City, Queens"

  1. As usual, J Frankl seems to always impress. The interiors look very nice too. This is a good building.

    • affordable studios with a $2,156 monthly rent” -How is this “affordable housing”?
      Do you honestly think people are falling for this scam?
      People are being ripped off of basic necessities that shouldn’t have a price. Food, water, housing, communications.
      We are not sleeping, we are awake and conscious.
      Greedy motherf…ers.
      You are about to have a very rude and ugly awakening.
      Get ready.

    • They didnt do interior. Durukan Design does the interior, but they dont mention at all.

  2. How is this affordable housing?

  3. This isn’t really affordable housing if someone making minimum wage can’t even afford it.

  4. What a joke

  5. Chileee again how is it AFFORDABLE housing again? It’s time to stop taking land for use of money for their own pockets just build properties and take affordable housing connection to it because there is none

  6. Jacqueline Blume | November 18, 2020 at 6:09 pm | Reply

    Is nothing affordable about this…i lost my job due to covid and now I am staying at a friends house. They should facilitate housing for people like me

  7. This must be some mysterious secret definition of the word “affordable” folks have in backwards land, when you have to earn 130% of median income to even be eligible in the first place.

  8. That’s “affordable” housing??? People that make that much a year can afford and DO pay that much and more in rent. How about making things affordable for the people who don’t make $70,000.

  9. Rosemarie Nelson | November 18, 2020 at 8:53 pm | Reply

    I’m interested

  10. I’ve been trying over a year im homeless living with family now but it’s hard im on a program i also receive SSI I’m really tired spectrometry upset please help me

  11. Over $2,100 for a studio in Queens is not affordable. Is this a joke?

  12. This rent is not affordable. The mayor and the developers are so out of touch.

  13. Natalie Torrence | November 18, 2020 at 11:25 pm | Reply

    I have applied for so many affordable buildings and got tired of not hearing anything. And affordable housing starting at 75,000 is not many single.hard working mothers income. Unfortunately.

  14. Patricia De Azevedo | November 18, 2020 at 11:29 pm | Reply

    Patricia de Azevedo Nov/18/2020
    Hi good morning, I have 12 years on the waiting list for nycha, I leave with a family,me and my 3 children, and I try many many times to apply for affordable housing but I never got, please give me some help please, thank you.

  15. I’m trying to understand how is lottery house for low income families if the prices are high for low income families that are trying to get out of shelters it’s hard the system is corrupt and it’s not for people in low income or poverty this system is trying to break people not help them prices wouldn’t be this high if it was trying to help people

  16. Once again nothing for the low income families who need it most.

  17. Angel's Body (David) | November 19, 2020 at 1:23 am | Reply

    There were designs and business for residences, plus it; allowed me to look around beautiful that I had been accepted: Hello New York YIMBY.

  18. I am looking for a one bedroom

  19. I’m a grandmother of 6, my daughter died on 9/5/2020. Now I’m raising 5 kids in a 2 bedroom apartment. Need more room.

  20. How do I enter the lottery?

  21. I cannot create my account for low income NYS housing.

  22. I waiting for years..
    Exactly 13 years and nothing.
    I really need .please

  23. This is not affordable

  24. Affordable housing is for the rich and affordable people are struggling and you guys are only designing these things for the rich

  25. This is a Joke, all this in order to qualify for a studio you most make $73,920 this city is out of control

  26. How is $2,156 for a studio affordable?

  27. I’ve lived in Midtown Manhattan my whole life. On the west side it’s called Hell’s Kitchen. I would love to get out of this ZIP code if I know where the lottery is. So I can put in for it send me and my wife. Long Island City has changed so much I would love to live in that part of New York City. PS if anyone knows how to put the lottery in can you please touch base with me. Thank you very much

  28. How can this be affordable, affordable for whom? Am a working single mom for the DOE and live in public housing which are crime are increase. I will love to move out of here, but I cant afford these affordable housing. Please be concrete with hard working people and peace in need of housing. Thanks.

  29. I am very interested

  30. Stanley Southerland | November 19, 2020 at 3:17 pm | Reply

    Stanley Southerland can you help me with apt l am on fix in come

  31. How do I get on the list affordable housing lottery list for rent

  32. This is beautiful but they are not going to be for the middle class the rent be extremely High

  33. dimitrios nikolopoulos | November 19, 2020 at 6:33 pm | Reply


  34. This is not what public housing looks like.

    I mean, that’s what Housing New York is supposed to be in theory right?

    You YIMBY people need to stop being stenographers for the gentrification industrial complex of government and real estate.

  35. Y’all be trippin’. You have to make $72K to afford to rent a studio? Hope the Covid exodus continues and they can’t get these prices!

  36. This is nyc way of saying if you make below this income dont come

  37. Is this a joke?

    If you make 76K affordable housing for a 1 bedroom is 2200?

    76K after NY takes us around 4000 a month … what is wrong with you people? This must be a joke? I hope they didn’t get tax write offs to build this and the. Pretend it’s affordable housing. You should be ashamed

  38. It’s on a dead-end street next to train tracks to drown out the noise and happenings of nearby riff raff, but they’ll probably call it a “cul de sac” to make it sound safe as a “Desparate Housewives” suburb.

  39. To all asking about affordable, yes this is the lefties in NYC which dont care for the people just for their name, deblazio wants to say he got affordable housing so giving tax grants for this crazy prices

  40. Imelda pebenito | January 31, 2021 at 5:57 pm | Reply

    I want an application for a one or two bedrooms please. Please forward me an application thank you very much.

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