Village of Sea Cliff Housing Authority

300 Sea Cliff Ave
Sea Cliff, Nassau County, New York 11579

Village of Sea Cliff Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program.

Village of Sea Cliff Housing Authority serves Sea Cliff.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Sea Cliff, New York Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Other Village of Sea Cliff Housing Authority 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 Sea Cliff Housing Authority Website: https://www.seacliff-ny.gov/.

Village of Sea Cliff Housing Authority Phone: (516) 671-0080.

COVID-19 Update:

As of January 5, 2021, the VSCPHA website states "Due to COVID restrictions, applicants may not enter the building for housing business"

more information is available here.

Closed: Sea Cliff, New York Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Village of Sea Cliff Housing Authority (VSCPHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from December 30, 2020 until January 13, 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

There were two ways to apply during the opening period: 

  1. Print the online paper application.
  2. Pick up an application from the VSCPHA.

Once the application was completed, it was postmarked on or between December 30, 2020 and January 13, 2021, and mailed to the VSCPHA.

Please note: According to the VSCPHA "Completed applications must be sent by regular mail (not registered or certified mail) and be in a standard business envelope (4 1/8” by 9 ½”). There is a limit of one application per envelope."

The maximum income limits for each household size were listed on the application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Lease in Place (2 points): Households now living in a leased unit for 3 or more months in one of the following zip codes: 11579, 11542, 11545, 11560 or 11709
  • Veteran (1 point): Veteran and/or legal spouse of a veteran working or living in one of the following zip codes: 11579, 11542, 11545, 11560 or 11709

100 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery.

For more information, visit the VSCPHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the VSCPHA public notice on January 5, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Sea Cliff, New York.

Last Updated on 02/01/2021.

About Village of Sea Cliff Housing Authority

More information about Village of Sea Cliff Housing Authority can be found on its website at https://www.seacliff-ny.gov/.

Representatives of Village of Sea Cliff Housing Authority may be available by phone at (516) 671-0080. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 09/17/2021, it is not known if Village of Sea Cliff 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 Village of Sea Cliff Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Village of Sea Cliff Housing Authority manages 17 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
Vouchers 17
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $1,050
Monthly Cost $17,844

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Village of Sea Cliff Housing Authority

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.2 persons and has a household income of $21,370 per year. 88% of households were very low income (VLI) and 71% were extremely low income (ELI). 24% 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 76% 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, 6% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 29% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 65% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 6% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

5% of households included children, -1% of which had two adults in the household. 6% of households with children have a female head of household. 76% of all households were headed by a female.

12% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 6% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Village of Sea Cliff Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 55% include at least one person with a disability. 67% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 64% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

76% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 24% with 2 bedrooms and -1% 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 Sea Cliff Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $492 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $1,178. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $91.



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.