Launch of the housing lottery for The Ariel in Long Island City, Queens
The Affordable Housing Lottery was launched for The Ariel, an 11-story apartment building located at 44-46 Purves Street in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by Gerald J. Caliendo Architects, the structure yields 49 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect, 15 units for residents at 130% of area median income (AMI), whose eligible income ranges from $68,572 to $167,570.
Amenities include pet-friendly policies, bike lockers, Wi-Fi in common areas, recreation room, gated access, green space, and outdoor patio. Units are equipped with washers and dryers, brand name appliances and finishes, air conditioning, hardwood floors, dishwashers, and a patio or balcony. Residents are responsible for electricity, including the gas stove, heating and hot water.
At 130% of the AMI, there are three studios with a monthly rent of $2,000 for incomes ranging from $68,572 to $124,150; 11 T1 with a monthly rent of $2,300 for income ranging from $78,858 to $139,620; and a two-bedroom with a monthly rent of $2,785 for incomes ranging from $95,486 to $167,570.
Prospective tenants must meet income and household size requirements to apply for these apartments. Nominations should be postmarked or submitted online no later than May 2, 2022.
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