Middle income housing lottery in Long Island City open now

The Cove, a brand-new boutique residential building in the heart of Long Island City, has begun the application process for its lottery units.

If your combined household income is between $68,229 and $159,640, you could be eligible to apply for one of the new luxury studio ($1,990), one bedroom ($2,345) or two bedroom ($3,072) units at The Cove.

Each apartment features wood flooring, in-unit washers and dryers, gourmet kitchens, stainless-steel appliances and large closets.

The building also offers community amenities, including a fitness center, club lounge with a game room, co-working lounge, roof deck with BBQ grills and an outdoor area with sun loungers.

Located in Court Square, The Cove is surrounded by culture and cuisine.

In its immediate vicinity are cultural spaces like MoMA PS1 and SculptureCenter. Also nearby are a host of restaurants and retailers including M. Wells, Xi’an Famous Foods, Dutch Kills Bar and Partners Coffee.

The nearby subway lines give residents of The Cove access quick access to both Brooklyn and Manhattan, with the N, W, 7, G, E, M and R lines all in close proximity.

Winners of the lottery will also be offered a discount on their lease. On a 12-month lease, renters will get one month free and on a 24-month lease, renters will get two months free.

The deadline to apply is Dec. 4. Click here to apply.