Lottery now open for 81 affordable units at 10 Halletts Point in Astoria

Photo courtesy of The Durst Organization

The first of seven buildings at the 2.5-million-square-foot development project in Astoria will open this summer and the lottery for 81 affordable units in the tower is now open.

The building at 10 Halletts Point will include 405 units, two outdoor terraces, a fitness center with a yoga studio and a 25,000-square-foot supermarket.

Of the 81 affordable units available, six are studio apartments, 50 are one-bedroom apartments, 24 are two-bedroom apartments and one is a three-bedroom apartment.


The rent for the units ranges from $947 for a studio to $1,230 for a two-bedroom. Preference for 50 percent of the units will go to people living in Community Board 1 and 5 percent for municipal employees. A total of 5 percent of the units will go to those with mobility disabilities and 2 percent will go to those with vision and hearing impairments.


Other amenities include barbecue grills and dining tables, a resident lounge, a party room with a kitchen, “Tot Spot” children’s playroom and a parking garage.


The deadline to apply for housing is May 7. To apply online, visit www.nyc.gov/housingconnect. To request an application by mail, send a self-addressed envelope to 26-01 1st Street c/o The Wavecrest Management Team, 87-14 116th St., Richmond Hill, NY 11418.