Housing Lottery Launches for 161-01 89th Avenue Apartments in Jamaica, Queens

161-01 89th Avenue Apartments in Jamaica, Queens via NYC Housing Connect

The affordable housing lottery has launched for 161-01 89th Avenue, an eight-story mixed-use residential building in Jamaica, Queens. Designed by Amie Gross Architects and developed by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development‘s Affordable Independent Residences for Seniors and the Supportive Housing Loan Program, the structure yields 69 residences with on-site support services for the formerly homeless and disabled. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 27 units for senior residents at 40 to 50 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $0 to $47,750.

Residents will have access to a shared laundry room, gym, party room, recreation room, storage, and green space including an outdoor terrace. Units include energy-efficient appliances and air conditioning. Tenants are responsible for electricity.

At 40 percent of the AMI, there are nine studios with a monthly rent of $522 for incomes ranging from $20,400 to $38,200. At 50 percent of the AMI, there are ten studios with a monthly rent of $683 for incomes ranging from $25,920 to $47,750 and eight studios with a monthly rent of $0 for incomes ranging from $0 to $47,750 for applicants who qualify under Section 8 housing.

Individuals or households must have at least one household member who is 62-plus years of age at the time of application and meet the income and household size to apply for these apartments. Applications must be postmarked or submitted online no later than November 22, 2021.

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19 Comments on "Housing Lottery Launches for 161-01 89th Avenue Apartments in Jamaica, Queens"

  1. Do you y’all accept vouchers

  2. Cleveland Holmes | September 24, 2021 at 8:10 pm | Reply

    I’m interested in a one bedroom apartment. Thank you for your consideration.

  3. I am a senior citizen…I am interested in one bedroom apartment please

  4. Dorene Wilkerson | September 24, 2021 at 8:26 pm | Reply

    Where do you get application?

  5. I am interested one bed room apartment

  6. Vishnu Ramcharitar | September 24, 2021 at 9:00 pm | Reply

    I will like to MOVED to queens live in bronx have CITI pheps program I will LIKE application 2028 Creston Ave 10453 Bronx Apt 2A

  7. Wold love to move to Jamaica because all family and friends live there Thank you

  8. Hi, want to have 1 bedroom apartment.
    Please consider my request.
    Thank you very much.

  9. I’m looking interested for a 2 bedroom apartment

  10. Hi I like. How I get a application for one bedroom apartment

  11. I would love one of the one bed room apartments

  12. Want a 2 bedroom for my family thank you please.

  13. I’m interested in a two bedroom apartment. Thanks.

  14. I am a senior and looking for a one bedrm apartment.So can you please send me an application.
    Thank you

  15. Vishnu Ramcharitar | October 6, 2021 at 6:38 pm | Reply


  16. I am interested in one of the Studio apt.

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