Affordable Housing In Billington Heights
Erie County, New York

Affordable Housing programs support 0 income based apartments in Billington Heights where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

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

Waiting Lists in Billington Heights, New York

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

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Billington Heights, 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Rental Assistance Corporation of Buffalo Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the New York Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Billington Heights.

Billington Heights, New York Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Billington Heights, New York

Billington Heights 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 Billington Heights, New York

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Billington Heights, New York

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Billington Heights, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $962 and $1,176.

2023 Billington Heights, 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
Billington Heights, New York Fair Market Rent $869 $908 $1,069 $1,309 $1,470
Billington Heights, New York Payment Standard Range $782 to $956 $817 to $999 $962 to $1,176 $1,178 to $1,440 $1,323 to $1,617

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Billington Heights, 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 15.45%
Average Renter Household Size 1.53
Average Household Size 2.41
Median Household Income $84,091 ±$24,045
Median Rent $619 ±$472
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 63.21% ± 55.92pp
Total Population 1,653

Population and Household Demographics

Billington Heights is a city in Erie County, New York with a population of 1,653. There are 686 households in the city with an average household size of 2.41 persons. 15.45% of households in Billington Heights are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Billington Heights

The median gross income for households in Billington Heights is $84,091 a year, or $7,008 a month. The median rent for the city is $619 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Billington Heights, a household making less than $2,063 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 63.21% of households who rent are overburdened in Billington Heights.

Area Median Income In Billington Heights

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 Billington Heights, the AMI is calculated from all households within Erie County.

In Billington Heights, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $87,700

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 Billington Heights

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 Billington Heights

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Billington Heights AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,450 $21,050 $23,700 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Billington Heights AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,700 $35,100 $39,500 $43,850 $47,400 $50,900 $54,400 $57,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Billington Heights AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,150 $56,150 $63,150 $70,150 $75,800 $81,400 $87,000 $92,600