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Affordable housing lottery opens in Hollis, rent set at $2,300

Mar. 12, 2024 By Ethan Marshall

A total of 15 affordable units are up for grabs at a development in southeast Queens, with a monthly rent of $2,300.

The affordable units are part of a 7-story building spread across a block in Hollis at 188 Hillside Ave. The development, known as Q-188, has a total of 93 residences, with 78 being market rate.

Q-188 residents will have access to an outdoor landscaped roof deck and rooftop bar with grilling stations. Rendering courtesy of NYC Housing Connect

A lottery has been opened up by the City for the 15 affordable units. Each of the affordable units are one-bedroom and have been set aside for applicants earning 130% of the area median income (AMI).

Rendering courtesy of NYC Housing Connect

The area median income for these units ranges from $78,858-$165,230. These units are meant to house up to three people.

Rendering courtesy of NYC Housing Connect

The building’s amenities include high-end appliances, an outdoor landscaped roof deck, a rooftop bar with grilling stations, outdoor seating, a media lounge and a residents’ lounge with a co-working space and landscaped outdoor deck. Other features include a fitness center, an indoor-outdoor yoga studio, onsite parking, bike storage and smart laundry. Residents are allowed to have up to two cats or dogs, at a maximum combined weight of 80 pounds.

Prospective renters are required to meet the income and housing size requirements in order to apply. Applications must be postmarked or submitted online by March 28. For more information on the building or to apply, click here.

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