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Affordable Housing In Bergen
Genesee County, New York

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Bergen

Bergen Meadows

6619 N Lake Rd
Bergen, New York
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Housing Authorities that serve Bergen

Housing Authority Programs
PathStone Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Bergen, New York

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 24 affordable apartments for rent in Bergen, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Bergen, New York

Bergen 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 Bergen, New York

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bergen.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bergen, New York

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bergen, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $738 and $902.

2020 Bergen, 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 $578 $680 $820 $1,120 $1,221
Payment Standard Range $520 to $636 $612 to $748 $738 to $902 $1,008 to $1,232 $1,099 to $1,343

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Bergen, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 24
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

Bergen is a city in Genesee 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 Bergen are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bergen

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

Area Median Income In Bergen

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 Bergen, the AMI is calculated from all households within Genesee County.

In Bergen, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,700

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 Bergen

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 Bergen

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,500 $17,700 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,800 $29,500 $33,200 $36,850 $39,800 $42,750 $45,700 $48,650
80% of Median $41,300 $47,200 $53,100 $58,950 $63,700 $68,400 $73,100 $77,850