A new mixed-use development with 100 percent affordable senior housing will be built at 31-07 31st Street in Astoria, Queens. Development team HANAC and Mega Development were chosen by the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development to bring 135 affordable senior homes, a community center, and commercial space to the city-owned site. The proposal is part of HPD’s Seniors First initiative, with a goal to serve 30,000 senior households by 2026.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 23-33 Astoria Boulevard in Astoria, Queens. Located between 23rd Street and Crescent Street, the interior lot is west of the Astoria Boulevard subway station, serviced by the N and W trains. Perry Moradof under the Astocrest Holding LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
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.
Permits have been filed for a 13-story hotel building at 144-02 135th Avenue in South Ozone Park, Queens. Located between 143rd Street and 145th Street, the interior lot is adjacent to the John F. Kennedy International Airport. JFK Hotel Partners LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is now complete on Q-East, an eight-story mixed-use building at 178-02 Hillside Avenue in Jamaica, Queens. Designed by ADG Architecture and developed by Piermont Properties with Racanelli Construction Company as general contractor, the 120,000-square-foot building contains 131 rent-stabilized rental apartments and associated amenity spaces, a 30,000-square-foot parking garage on the second floor, retail space including a CVS Pharmacy on the ground floor, and medical office space.