Affordable Housing In Seymour
New Haven County, Connecticut

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Seymour

Smithfield Gardens Assisted Living

26 Smith St
Seymour, Connecticut

Norman Ray House

133 Walnut St
Seymour, Connecticut

Rev Albert A. Callahan

32 Smith St
Seymour, Connecticut
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Seymour, Connecticut

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Seymour, Connecticut

Housing Authority Programs
Seymour Housing Authority Public Housing
Ansonia Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Seymour, Connecticut

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 176 affordable apartments for rent in Seymour, Connecticut.

Income Based Apartments in Seymour, Connecticut

Seymour features 120 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Seymour, Connecticut

There are 56 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Seymour.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Seymour, Connecticut

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Seymour landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Seymour.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Seymour, Connecticut for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,310 and $1,602.

2022 Seymour, Connecticut Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Seymour, Connecticut Fair Market Rent $967 $1,224 $1,456 $1,800 $2,492
Seymour, Connecticut Payment Standard Range $870 to $1,064 $1,102 to $1,346 $1,310 to $1,602 $1,620 to $1,980 $2,243 to $2,741

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Seymour, CT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 176
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 120
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Seymour is a city in New Haven County, Connecticut with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Seymour are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Seymour

The median gross income for households in Seymour is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Seymour

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Seymour, the AMI is calculated from all households within New Haven County.

In Seymour, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $113,600

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Seymour

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Seymour

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Seymour AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$23,900 $27,300 $30,700 $34,100 $36,850 $39,600 $42,300 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Seymour AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$39,800 $45,450 $51,150 $56,800 $61,350 $65,900 $70,450 $75,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Seymour AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$62,600 $71,550 $80,500 $89,400 $96,600 $103,750 $110,900 $118,050