Affordable Housing

Apply to rent an apartment in southeast Queens for as little as $558 a month

By Donna M. Airoldi  | April 30, 2018 - 2:00PM

Discounted rentals are available in this St. Albans building through the city's lottery.


There are 58 discounted apartments available in a new apartment building in St. Albans, Queens, through the city housing lottery.

The apartments are one and two bedrooms set aside for households making $21,600-$83,440 a year. The rents start at $558 a month for a one bedroom and go to $1,511 for a two bedroom. The units are located at 118-35 Farmers Blvd., and the income requirements range from 40 percent to 80 percent of the area median income. There are an additional eight units set aside for formerly homeless families and one for the super.

Full income eligibility and pricing details for the discount apartments are here:


The building has a resident super, security cameras, a community room, an outdoor recreation space, a parking lot, two elevators, card-operated laundry rooms and bicycle storage. Additional fees apply for parking and bike storage. The building is smoke-free.

Nearby transit includes the Q3, Q4, and Q84 buses. There's also access to the Long Island Rail Road Babylon branch at the St. Albans station, which is less than a half mile away.

If you're interested and think you might qualify for one of these apartments, 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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