Town of Hoosick Housing Authority

1 Hoosick Meadows Way, Hoosick Falls, NY

There are two waiting lists open now offered by Town of Hoosick Housing Authority.

Town of Hoosick Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Waiting ListStatus
Hoosick Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Town of Hoosick Housing Authority Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Town of Hoosick Housing Authority offers the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Public Housing programs in Hoosick Falls.

Go to the New York Section 8 Waiting Lists page or the New York Public Housing Waiting Lists page for more nearby housing applications.

Open Until Further Notice: Hoosick Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Town of Hoosick Housing Authority (NY) has opened the waiting list for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program; no closing date identified.


Hoosick Falls, NY is 45 minutes northeast of Albany and 10 minutes to the Vermont border.

Application:

  • Request an application be mailed to you by calling (518) 686-5408, during normal office hours.
  • Visit the housing authority to pick up an application, located at 1 Wood Park Ln, Hoosick Falls, NY 12090, during normal office hours.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above. Be sure to have the last page of the application notarized if mailing it back.

This housing authority does not have a preference; your application is placed by date and time received.

For more information, the housing authority can be reached by calling (518) 686-7316, during normal office hours.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 5186867316.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 09/20/2018.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Town of Hoosick Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications until further notice.

There are two ways to apply for public housing:

1. Request an application be mailed to you by calling (518) 686-5408, during normal office hours.

2. Visit the housing authority to pick up an application, located at 1 Wood Park Ln, Hoosick Falls, NY 12090, during normal office hours.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above. Be sure to have the last page of the application notarized if mailing it back.

This housing authority does not have a preference, your application is placed by date and time received.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (518) 686-7316.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 01/22/2019.

About Town of Hoosick Housing Authority

Phone: (518) 686-7316.

About the Town of Hoosick Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Town of Hoosick Housing Authority manages 181 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following table summarizes types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2021:

Standard Tenant Protection Ported Out
Vouchers 81 49 2
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $581 $719 $1,080
Monthly Cost $47,062 $35,253 $2,160
Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 13% having issued approximately 12 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years and 3 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 13 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.7 persons and has a household income of $14,826 per year. 98% of households were very low income (VLI) and 77% were extremely low income (ELI). 25% of households had wages as a major source of income, 1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 74% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

2% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 24% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 28% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 47% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 4% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

20% of households included children, 4% of which had two adults in the household. 16% of households with children have a female head of household. 70% of all households were headed by a female.

11% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 7% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Town of Hoosick Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 19% include at least one person with a disability. 39% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 17% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

57% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 28% with 2 bedrooms and 14% with 3 or more bedrooms. 13% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Town of Hoosick Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $358 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $598. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $160.

1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.