Amityville, New York Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 82 income based apartments in Amityville where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Amityville that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Amityville, New York

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Amityville. Go to the New York Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Amityville.

Andpress Plaza

2 Andpress Plz
Amityville, New York
Rent Assisted

Thea Bowman Residence

Schleigel Blvd And Albany Ave
Amityville, New York
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing Near Amityville

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Amityville, New York

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.

Housing Authority Programs
Town of Babylon Housing Assistance Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Community Development Corporation of Long Island Inc Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the New York Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Amityville.

Amityville, New York Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Amityville, New York

Amityville features 82 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 Amityville, New York

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Amityville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Amityville, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Amityville landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $600 towards rent in Amityville.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Amityville, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $2,067 and $2,527.

2023 Amityville, 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
Amityville, New York Fair Market Rent $1,536 $1,914 $2,297 $2,952 $3,245
Amityville, New York Payment Standard Range $1,382 to $1,690 $1,723 to $2,105 $2,067 to $2,527 $2,657 to $3,247 $2,921 to $3,570

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Amityville, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 82
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 82
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.65%
Average Renter Household Size 2.61
Average Household Size 2.64
Median Household Income $83,125 ±$13,767
Median Rent $1,431 ±$135
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.28% ± 11.05pp
Total Population 9,515

Population and Household Demographics

Amityville is a city in Suffolk County, New York with a population of 9,515. There are 3,400 households in the city with an average household size of 2.64 persons. 36.65% of households in Amityville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Amityville

The median gross income for households in Amityville is $83,125 a year, or $6,927 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,431 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Amityville, a household making less than $4,770 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.28% of households who rent are overburdened in Amityville.

Area Median Income In Amityville

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 Amityville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Suffolk County.

In Amityville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $146,400

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 Amityville

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 Amityville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Amityville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$30,550 $34,900 $39,250 $43,600 $47,100 $50,600 $54,100 $57,600
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Amityville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$50,900 $58,150 $65,400 $72,650 $78,500 $84,300 $90,100 $95,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Amityville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$67,450 $77,050 $86,700 $96,300 $104,050 $111,750 $119,450 $127,150