Robert Whalen Homes

275 Colonie St, Albany, New York 12210

Robert Whalen Home is a family development built in 1950. It is the oldest housing authority property, comprised of 108 units in six walk up buildings. It is located in a residential neighborhood just off an interstate highway and is next door to another assisted property that was substantially rehabbed in the late 1990’s. There is a HEAD START Daycare center adjacent to the Manager’s office in one of the buildings.

Robert Whalen Homes Details

  • 122 bedroom units.
  • Public Housing

Property Amenities

  • Playground
  • Community Room

Unit Amenities

  • Oven and Range
  • Stove

Public Housing

Since this property is owned and managed by a Public Housing Authority, all of the rents at this property are based on tenant incomes. Tenants will make a monthly contribution toward rent equal to 30% of their adjusted income. A housing authority may establish a minimum rent of up to $50.

Albany HUD Rental Assistance Income Qualifications

Generally, households earning up to the income limit in the table below for their household size are eligible for units participating in a HUD rental assistance program in Albany but actual income limits may differ for units at Robert Whalen Homes.

AMI Band 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% $20,100 $23,000 $25,850 $28,700 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% $33,500 $38,250 $43,050 $47,800 $51,650 $55,450 $59,300 $63,100
80% $53,550 $61,200 $68,850 $76,500 $82,650 $88,750 $94,900 $101,000

Robert Whalen Homes is managed by Albany Housing Authority.

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