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Affordable Housing In Benton
Yates County, New York

Housing Authorities that serve Benton

Housing Authority Programs
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Benton, New York

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

Income Based Apartments in Benton, New York

Benton 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 Benton, New York

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Benton, New York

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Benton, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $698 and $853.

2020 Benton, 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 $533 $644 $775 $1,046 $1,050
Payment Standard Range $480 to $586 $580 to $708 $698 to $853 $941 to $1,151 $945 to $1,155

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Benton, 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 %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Benton is a city in Yates County, New York with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Benton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Benton

The median gross income for households in Benton is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Benton

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 Benton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Yates County.

In Benton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,600

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 Benton

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 Benton

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,850 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,750 $28,250 $31,800 $35,300 $38,150 $40,950 $43,800 $46,600
80% of Median $39,550 $45,200 $50,850 $56,500 $61,050 $65,550 $70,100 $74,600