The affordable housing lottery has launched for Pianist Senior, an eight-story mixed-use building at 26-46 4th Street in Astoria, Queens. Designed by Angelo Ng + Anthony Ng Architects Studio, the structure yields 69 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 24 units for residents at 80 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $55,269 to $122,000.
Amenities include an outdoor recreation room, bike storage lockers, elevator, and a community center. Units come equipped with washers and dryers, name-brand countertops and finishes, energy-efficient appliances, intercoms, and air conditioning. Tenants are responsible for electricity.
At 130 percent of the AMI, there are five studios with a monthly rent of $1,513 for incomes ranging from $55,269 to $90,400; six one-bedrooms with a monthly rent of $1,613 for incomes ranging from $59,143 to $101,680; and 13 two-bedrooms with a monthly rent of $1,921 for incomes ranging from $70,698 to $122,000.
Individuals or households must have at least one member who is 62 years of age or older at the time of application and meet the income and household size. Applications must be postmarked or submitted online no later than September 25, 2023.