Apply for 33 middle-income apartments in downtown Jamaica, Queens, from $1,726/month

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Rendering courtesy of NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development

A new affordable housing lottery has launched for 33 middle-income units at a new rental building in downtown Jamaica. Located at 148-37 88th Avenue, the building is convenient to public transportation and offers “one of the most panoramic views available in Queens,” according to the posting. Those earning 130 percent of the area median income are eligible to apply for the units, which range from $1,726/month studios to $3,612/month three-bedrooms.

The building is located just around the corner from Hillside Avenue and a couple blocks from the F train at Sutphin Avenue and the E and F trains at Parsons Boulevard. Rufus King Park is also nearby.

Amenities include covered parking, bike storage, gym, laundry room, roof deck, rec room, and package lockers. As for the units themselves, they have high-end kitchen appliances including dishwashers, hardwood floors, and some balconies.

Qualifying New Yorkers can apply for the affordable units until November 2, 2021. Complete details on how to apply are available here. Questions regarding this offer must be referred to NYC’s Housing Connect department by dialing 311.

If you don’t qualify for the housing lotteries mentioned, visit’s no-fee rentals page for other apartment deals in the city.