The affordable housing lottery has launched for Rockaway Village Apartments, three residential buildings at 1701, 1721, and 1725 Village Lane in Far Rockaway, Queens. Designed by Marvel Architects and developed by Phipps Houses, the structures yield a total 1,693 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 692 units for residents at 30 to 100 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $15,806 to $148,000. Due to system capacity limitations the 550 units advertised do not represent actual unit availability. There are an additional 18 studios, 26 one-bedrooms, 72 two-bedrooms, and 26 three-bedroom units in the 100 percent AMI tier not reflected below.
Amenities include pet-friendly policies, an elevator, a children’s playroom, gym, shared laundry room, bike storage lockers, package lockers, recreation room, community center, party room, garage, concierge, on-site resident manager, and numerous outdoor spaces include a children’s playground and landscaped plaza. Units come equipped with name-brand appliances and finishes, air conditioning, dishwashers, smart controls for heating and cooling, and hardwood floors.
At 30 percent of the AMI, there are 21 units with a monthly rent ranging from $388 to $662 for incomes ranging from $15,806 to $44,400. At 40 percent of the AMI, there are 54 units with a monthly rent ranging from $558 to $957 for incomes ranging from $21,635 to $59,200. At 50 percent of the AMI, there are 140 units with a monthly rent ranging from $729 to $1,253 for incomes ranging from $27,498 to $74,000. At 60 percent of the AMI, there are 143 units with a monthly rent ranging from $900 to $1,549 for incomes ranging from $33,360 to $88,800. At 80 percent of the AMI, there are 106 units with a monthly rent ranging from $1,075 to $1,885 for incomes ranging from $39,360 to $118,400. At 100 percent of the AMI, there are 86 units with a monthly rent ranging from $1,040 to $1,824 for incomes ranging from $38,160 to $148,000.
Prospective renters must meet income and household size requirements to apply for these apartments. Applications must be postmarked or submitted online no later than February 21, 2022.