Village of Kiryas Joel HA

51 Forest Road
Monroe, Orange County, New York 10950

Village of Kiryas Joel HA is a Public Housing Agency in Monroe, New York that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of December 10th, 2019, Village of Kiryas Joel HA has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Village of Kiryas Joel HA serves Monroe.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Village of Kiryas Joel HA Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Kiryas Joel Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

Please Note: The waiting list for public housing is very long.

This housing authority has one apartment community with 60 units, for families and senior/disabled individuals.

There are two ways to apply for public housing:
1. Request an application be mailed to you by calling 845-782-7790, during normal office hours.
2. Stop in the housing authority office to pick up an application, located at 51 Forest Rd., Monroe, NY 10950, Monday-Friday, between the hours of 9am-4pm.

Once the application has been completed, it can be hand delivered or mailed to the address listed above. No documents are needed at this time.

This housing authority does have a preference that may improve your spot on the waiting list: living and/or working in Kiryas Joel.

For more information, the housing authority can be reached by calling 845-782-7790, 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 (845)782-7790.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.

About Village of Kiryas Joel HA

Representatives of Village of Kiryas Joel HA may be available by phone at (845) 782-7790. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 12/10/2019, it is not known if Village of Kiryas Joel 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 Kiryas Joel HA Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Village of Kiryas Joel HA manages 389 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Homeownership Tenant Protection Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 199 66 7 50
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $894 $1,164 $831 $649
Monthly Cost $177,849 $76,811 $5,819 $32,473

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Village of Kiryas Joel 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 173 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 14 years and 2 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 52 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 6.6 persons and has a household income of $20,245 per year. 99% of households were very low income (VLI) and 91% were extremely low income (ELI). 83% 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 16% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

5% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 74% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 10% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 11% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

82% of households included children, 79% of which had two adults in the household. 12% of households with children have a female head of household. 18% of all households were headed by a female.

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

Of all households participating in the Village of Kiryas Joel HA Housing Choice Voucher program, 5% include at least one person with a disability. 14% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 49% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

5% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 7% with 2 bedrooms and 88% 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 Village of Kiryas Joel HA voucher holders in 2016 was $467 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $1,658. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $226.



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 Village of Kiryas Joel HA

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