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$947 a Month 1-Bedroom Apartments Up For Grabs in Astoria

By Jeanmarie Evelly | July 1, 2016 3:00pm | Updated on July 5, 2016 8:46am
 Six affordable units are up for grabs at 11-07 Welling Court.
Six affordable units are up for grabs at 11-07 Welling Court.
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ASTORIA — A housing lottery opened Thursday for below-market-rate apartments in the neighborhood, with rents as low as $947 a month for a one-bedroom.

Renters have until July 22 to apply for just six affordable units at 11-07 Welling Court, a building under construction near the Astoria waterfront off of Vernon Boulevard.

READ MORE: How to Apply for Affordable Housing in New York City


Single applicants need to make between $32,469 and 38,100 a year to qualify, while two-person households need to make between $32,469 and $43,500, according to the Department of Housing and Preservation.

The building — located on a block known for its colorful street art — will have a fitness center, package room and parking, according to the HPD's ad.

Queens Community Board 1 residents will be given preference for half of the units.

To apply, visit the city's Housing Connect website.