Town of Southampton Housing Authority

116 Hampton Road
Southampton, Suffolk County, New York 11968

Town of Southampton Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Southampton, New York that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Town of Southampton Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Other Town of Southampton Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Town of Southampton Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Town of Southampton Housing Authority (TSHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open in July 2014 and there is no notice of when it will reopen. 

Last Updated on 07/20/2015.

About Town of Southampton Housing Authority

More information about Town of Southampton Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.southamptonhousingauthority.com/.

Representatives of Town of Southampton Housing Authority may be available by phone at (631) 488-4220. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 10/18/2019, it is not known if Town of Southampton 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 Southampton Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Town of Southampton Housing Authority manages 185 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 145 1 39
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $1,362 $1,113 $1,323
Monthly Cost $197,439 $1,113 $51,593

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Town of Southampton 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 9% having issued approximately 20 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 9 years0 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 48 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.2 persons and has a household income of $18,667 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 78% were extremely low income (ELI). 36% 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 59% 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, 48% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 26% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 24% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 3% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

50% of households included children, 4% of which had two adults in the household. 48% of households with children have a female head of household. 87% of all households were headed by a female.

55% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 41% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Town of Southampton Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 27% 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. 62% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

33% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 34% with 2 bedrooms and 33% with 3 or more bedrooms. 16% 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 Southampton Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $466 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $1,008. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $181.



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.


Apartment Communities managed by Town of Southampton Housing Authority

Hampton Bays Apartments

57 Springville Rd
Hampton Bays, NY
62+
Accessible
Subsidized
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