Town of Huntington Housing Authority

1 Lowndes Avenue
Huntington Station, Suffolk County, New York 11746

Town of Huntington Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Huntington Station, New York that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs.

Town of Huntington Housing Authority serves Huntington Station.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Public Housing Closed

Other Town of Huntington Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Huntington Housing Authority is not accepting public housing waiting list applications at this time.

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.

About Town of Huntington Housing Authority

More information about Town of Huntington Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.huntingtonha.org.

Representatives of Town of Huntington Housing Authority may be available by phone at (631) 427-6220. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 10/19/2019, it is not known if Town of Huntington Housing Authority is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


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

As of the most recent VMS report, Town of Huntington Housing Authority manages 347 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard Tenant Protection Ported Out
Vouchers 299 40 8
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $1,346 $1,262 $1,066
Monthly Cost $402,565 $50,491 $8,530

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Town of Huntington Housing Authority

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 6% having issued approximately 64 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 9 years and 4 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 71 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 3 persons and has a household income of $20,432 per year. 95% of households were very low income (VLI) and 77% were extremely low income (ELI). 44% of households had wages as a major source of income, 3% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 49% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 59% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 24% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 16% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

60% of households included children, 5% of which had two adults in the household. 59% of households with children have a female head of household. 92% of all households were headed by a female.

84% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 55% of all heads of households being Black and 2% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Town of Huntington Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 28% include at least one person with a disability. 41% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 77% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

19% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 28% with 2 bedrooms and 53% with 3 or more bedrooms. 11% 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 Huntington Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $537 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $1,389. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $141.



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.


Public Housing Operated by Town of Huntington Housing Authority

Gateway Gardens

9 Lowndes Ave
Huntington Station, NY
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