Affordable Housing In Aurora
Cayuga County, New York

Housing Authorities that serve Aurora

Housing Authority Programs
Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Aurora, New York

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Aurora, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Aurora, New York

Aurora features 0 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 Aurora, New York

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Aurora, New York

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Aurora, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $762 and $932.

2021 Aurora, 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
Aurora, New York Fair Market Rent $638 $685 $847 $1,076 $1,197
Aurora, New York Payment Standard Range $574 to $702 $617 to $754 $762 to $932 $968 to $1,184 $1,077 to $1,317

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Aurora, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.15%
Average Renter Household Size 1.66
Average Household Size 2.11
Median Household Income $70,833 ±$9,761
Median Rent $758 ±$173
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.14% ± 30.15pp
Total Population 740

Population and Household Demographics

Aurora is a city in Cayuga County, New York with a population of 740. There are 164 households in the city with an average household size of 2.11 persons. 34.15% of households in Aurora are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Aurora

The median gross income for households in Aurora is $70,833 a year, or $5,903 a month. The median rent for the city is $758 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Aurora, a household making less than $2,527 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.14% of households who rent are overburdened in Aurora.

Area Median Income In Aurora

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 Aurora, the AMI is calculated from all households within Cayuga County.

In Aurora, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,400

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 Aurora

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 Aurora

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Aurora AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,700 $17,950 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Aurora AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,150 $29,850 $33,600 $37,300 $40,300 $43,300 $46,300 $49,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Aurora AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,800 $47,800 $53,750 $59,700 $64,500 $69,300 $74,050 $78,850