Village of Hempstead HA

260 Clinton Street
Hempstead, Nassau County, New York 11550

Village of Hempstead HA is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs.

Village of Hempstead HA serves Hempstead.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Village of Hempstead HA Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Village of Hempstead HA Public Housing Closed

Other Village of Hempstead HA Waiting Lists

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Village of Hempstead HA Website: http://www.hempsteadhousing.org.

Village of Hempstead HA Phone: (516) 489-8500.

Closed: Village of Hempstead HA Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List
The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for Village of Hempstead HA is currently closed and not accepting new applications.

Last Updated on 06/05/2015.

Closed: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List
The Village of Hempstead Housing Authority is not accepting public housing waiting list applications at this time.

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.

About Village of Hempstead HA

More information about Village of Hempstead HA can be found on its website at http://www.hempsteadhousing.org.

Representatives of Village of Hempstead HA may be available by phone at (516) 489-8500. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 11/27/2021, it is not known if Village of Hempstead HA 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 Village of Hempstead HA Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Village of Hempstead HA manages 380 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of June 30th, 2021:

Standard Tenant Protection Ported Out
Vouchers 333 41 6
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $1,465 $1,389 $662
Monthly Cost $487,784 $56,952 $3,971

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Village of Hempstead HA

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 3% having issued approximately 138 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 10 years and 8 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 100 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.4 persons and has a household income of $22,991 per year. 92% of households were very low income (VLI) and 66% were extremely low income (ELI). 48% of households had wages as a major source of income, 7% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 45% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

0% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 57% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 22% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 21% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 0% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

45% of households included children, 1% of which had two adults in the household. 43% of households with children have a female head of household. 89% of all households were headed by a female.

99% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 93% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Village of Hempstead HA Housing Choice Voucher program, 21% include at least one person with a disability. 29% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 58% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

35% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 36% with 2 bedrooms and 29% with 3 or more bedrooms. 6% 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 Village of Hempstead HA voucher holders in 2016 was $565 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $1,271. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $82.



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 Apartments Operated by Village of Hempstead HA

Totten Towers

20 Totten St
Hempstead, New York

Gen D Macarthur Senior

260 Clinton St
Hempstead, New York