The affordable housing lottery is open for The Astor LIC, a six-story mixed-use development at 36-20 Steinway Street in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by JMH Development and Mettle Property Group, the 158,000-square-foot building will yield 143 units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 32 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $70,286 to $159,640.
Residential amenities include a rooftop lounge, a barbecue deck, bike storage lockers, covered parking for 126 vehicles, a gym, storage, package lockers, security cameras, a doorman, and an on-site resident manager. Residences will have washers and dryers in units, dishwashers, air-conditioning, energy-efficient appliances, and hardwood floors.
At 130 percent of the AMI, there are 13 studios with a $2,050 monthly rent for incomes ranging from $70,286 to $118,300; 21 one-bedrooms with a $2,400 monthly rent for incomes ranging from $82,286 to $133,120; and nine two-bedrooms with a $3,100 monthly rent for incomes ranging from $106,286 to $159,640.
Prospective renters must meet income and household size requirements to apply for these apartments. Applications must be postmarked or submitted online no later than April 7, 2021.