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Affordable Housing In Allegany County
New York

15 Low Income Apartment Communities In Allegany County

Apartments at the Belmont

48 Schuyler St
Belmont, New York
Accepts Vouchers

Wellsville Woods

100 Merriam Hts
Wellsville, New York
Accepts Vouchers

Belmont Village Court

13 Schuyler St
Belmont, New York
Accepts Vouchers

Friendship Country Estates

11 Pennsylvania Ave
Friendship, New York
Accepts Vouchers

Maple Apartments

30 Glen St
Alfred, New York
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Allegany County

Housing Authority Programs
ACCORD Corporation -

Guide To Affordable Housing in Allegany County, New York

There are 15 low income housing apartment communities offering 555 affordable apartments for rent in Allegany County, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Allegany County, New York

Allegany County features 280 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 Allegany County, New York

There are 275 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Allegany County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Allegany County, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Allegany County landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Allegany County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Allegany County, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Allegany County, New York 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
Fair Market Rent $541 $583 $714 $923 $1,099
Payment Standard Range $487 to $595 $525 to $641 $643 to $785 $831 to $1,015 $989 to $1,209

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Allegany County, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 15
Total Low Income Apartments 555
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 280
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.86%
Average Renter Household Size 2.16
Average Household Size 2.36
Median Household Income $42,776 ±$1,315
Median Rent $606 ±$18
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.33% ± 4.15pp
Total Population 48,070

Population and Household Demographics

Allegany County is a county in New York with a population of 48,070. There are 18,285 households in the county with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 26.86% of households in Allegany County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Allegany County

The median gross income for households in Allegany County is $42,776 a year, or $3,565 a month. The median rent for the county is $606 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Allegany County, a household making less than $2,020 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.33% of households who rent are overburdened in Allegany County.

Area Median Income In Allegany County

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.

In Allegany County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $58,700

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 Allegany County

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 Allegany County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,150 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $23,550 $26,900 $30,250 $33,600 $36,300 $39,000 $41,700 $44,400
80% of Median $37,650 $43,000 $48,400 $53,750 $58,050 $62,350 $66,650 $70,950

Cities In Allegany County

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City Served By
Alfred The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Alfred is the ACCORD Corporation.
Allen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Allen is the ACCORD Corporation.
Alma The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Alma is the ACCORD Corporation.
Almond The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Almond is the ACCORD Corporation.
Amity The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Amity is the ACCORD Corporation.
Andover The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Andover is the ACCORD Corporation.
Angelica The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Angelica is the ACCORD Corporation.
Belfast The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Belfast is the ACCORD Corporation.
Belmont The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Belmont is the ACCORD Corporation.
Birdsall The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Birdsall is the ACCORD Corporation.
Bolivar The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bolivar is the ACCORD Corporation.
Burns The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Burns is the ACCORD Corporation.
Canaseraga The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Canaseraga is the ACCORD Corporation.
Caneadea The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Caneadea is the ACCORD Corporation.
Centerville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Centerville is the ACCORD Corporation.
Clarksville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clarksville is the ACCORD Corporation.
Cuba The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cuba is the ACCORD Corporation.
Fillmore The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fillmore is the ACCORD Corporation.
Friendship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Friendship is the ACCORD Corporation.
Genesee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Genesee is the ACCORD Corporation.
Granger The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Granger is the ACCORD Corporation.
Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grove is the ACCORD Corporation.
Houghton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Houghton is the ACCORD Corporation.
Hume The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hume is the ACCORD Corporation.
Independence The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Independence is the ACCORD Corporation.
New Hudson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Hudson is the ACCORD Corporation.
Oil Springs Reservation The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oil Springs Reservation is the ACCORD Corporation.
Richburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Richburg is the ACCORD Corporation.
Rushford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rushford is the ACCORD Corporation.
Scio The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Scio is the ACCORD Corporation.
Stannards The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stannards is the ACCORD Corporation.
Ward The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ward is the ACCORD Corporation.
Wellsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wellsville is the ACCORD Corporation.
West Almond The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Almond is the ACCORD Corporation.
Willing The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Willing is the ACCORD Corporation.
Wirt The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wirt is the ACCORD Corporation.