Affordable Housing In Bellport
Suffolk County, New York

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Bellport

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56 Drake Ave
Bellport, New York
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Housing Authorities that serve Bellport

Housing Authority Programs
Community Development Corporation of Long Island Inc Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Bellport, New York

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 12 affordable apartments for rent in Bellport, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Bellport, New York

Bellport features 12 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 Bellport, New York

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bellport, New York

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bellport, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,832 and $2,239.

2021 Bellport, 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
Bellport, New York Fair Market Rent $1,343 $1,659 $2,035 $2,606 $2,896
Bellport, New York Payment Standard Range $1,209 to $1,477 $1,493 to $1,825 $1,832 to $2,239 $2,345 to $2,867 $2,606 to $3,186

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Bellport, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 12
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 12
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 14.66%
Average Renter Household Size 1.87
Average Household Size 2.17
Median Household Income $82,500 ±$12,131
Median Rent $1,871 ±$340
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 58.99% ± 25.93pp
Total Population 2,059

Population and Household Demographics

Bellport is a city in Suffolk County, New York with a population of 2,059. There are 948 households in the city with an average household size of 2.17 persons. 14.66% of households in Bellport are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bellport

The median gross income for households in Bellport is $82,500 a year, or $6,875 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,871 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bellport, a household making less than $6,237 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 58.99% of households who rent are overburdened in Bellport.

Area Median Income In Bellport

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

In Bellport, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $129,900

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 Bellport

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 Bellport

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Bellport AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $38,950 $42,100 $45,200 $48,300 $51,450
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Bellport AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$45,500 $52,000 $58,500 $64,950 $70,150 $75,350 $80,550 $85,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Bellport AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$66,450 $75,950 $85,450 $94,900 $102,500 $110,100 $117,700 $125,300