Affordable Housing

Applications are open for housing lottery apartments in Astoria, starting at $867

By Nathan Tempey  | November 3, 2017 - 1:45PM

Applications are open for 21 discounted apartments in a new mixed-income building in Astoria, across the street from the Socrates Sculpture Park. 

The units are part of an eight-story, 103-apartment elevator building at 1106 31st Dr. that is otherwise market-rate. The building has a mail room, a lounge, parking, a bike room, a gym, a roof deck, bike storage, a live-in-super, a doorman, security, and free wifi in the common areas. At least some of the apartments have terraces and balconies, and they are advertised as having in-unit washer/dryers.

The below-market-rate apartments are set aside for households making $31,612-$57,240, with single people at the lowest $8,500 of that eligible for studios renting for $867.

Full eligibility details are here:


The building is a 15-minute walk from the Broadway N and W stops, and a 7-minute walk from the new Astoria ferry stop.

If you're interested and think you might qualify for one of these buildings, you can create a profile and apply online via NYC Housing Connect. Don't apply more than once, or you could be disqualified.

Note: Brick Underground is in no way affiliated with New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development or the Housing Development Corporation. If you are interested in applying to this or other affordable housing developments, please go to the NYC Housing Connect website for information and instructions.



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