Long Island City

5Pointz. Courtesy of NY Housing Connect

Affordable Housing Lottery Launches for 337 Units at 5Pointz in Long Island City, Queens

The affordable housing lottery has launched for 5Pointz, a 48-story mixed-use tower at 22-44 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by HTO Architects and developed by G&M Realty, the 1.21 million-square-foot development stands on the site of the former 5Pointz warehouse, and will yield 1,122 units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 337 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $63,429 to $183,300.

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Rendering of 37-24 10th Street - Node Architecture, Engineering, Consulting P.C.

Renderings Reveal ‘Imbros Lofts’ at 37-24 10th Street in Long Island City

Node Architecture has revealed new renderings of a 14-story mixed-use building near the waterfront edge of Long Island City. Known as Imbros Lofts, the property is located at 37-24 10th Street and will house a three-floor community center, three floors of warehouse space, two office floors, a new restaurant with an open-air terrace, and five floors of parking area.

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The Astor LIC. All images courtesy of NYC Housing Connect

Housing Lottery Launches for The Astor at 36-20 Steinway Street in Long Island City, Queens

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.

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Friday Housing Lottery Round-Up: Closings Imminent For Two Buildings in Brooklyn and Queens

Today’s housing lottery round-up features two buildings with affordable units on Housing Connect with deadlines closing within the next seven days. Unfortunately, an update to the Housing Connect website this week has apparently left the system rather glitchy, as it now lists incorrect numbers of units remaining, and the photos and renderings have similarly become defunct, all in the midst of New York City’s worst housing crisis since the 1930s.

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