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Affordable Housing In Brentwood
Suffolk County, New York

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Brentwood

St Pauls Garden

702 St Pauls Ct
Brentwood, New York
Elderly Supportive Housing

New Strides

12 Aljan Dr
Brentwood, New York
Disabled Supportive Housing

Brentwood Village

95 2nd Ave
Brentwood, New York

Broadway West II

77 Springfield Rd
Brentwood, New York

Broadway West Apartments

75 Springfield Rd
Brentwood, New York

Saint Annes Garden

80 2nd Ave
Brentwood, New York
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Housing Authorities that serve Brentwood

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Brentwood, New York

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 411 affordable apartments for rent in Brentwood, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Brentwood, New York

Brentwood features 197 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 Brentwood, New York

There are 214 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Brentwood.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Brentwood, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Brentwood landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $600 towards rent in Brentwood.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Brentwood, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,793 and $2,191.

2020 Brentwood, 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 $1,298 $1,624 $1,992 $2,563 $2,858
Payment Standard Range $1,168 to $1,428 $1,462 to $1,786 $1,793 to $2,191 $2,307 to $2,819 $2,572 to $3,144

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Brentwood, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 411
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 197
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.71%
Average Renter Household Size 3.61
Average Household Size 4.36
Median Household Income $70,139 ±$3,733
Median Rent $1,243 ±$96
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 57.91% ± 6.86pp
Total Population 61,374

Population and Household Demographics

Brentwood is a city in Suffolk County, New York with a population of 61,374. There are 13,786 households in the city with an average household size of 4.36 persons. 29.71% of households in Brentwood are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Brentwood

The median gross income for households in Brentwood is $70,139 a year, or $5,845 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,243 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Brentwood, a household making less than $4,143 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 57.91% of households who rent are overburdened in Brentwood.

Area Median Income In Brentwood

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

In Brentwood, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $126,600

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 Brentwood

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 Brentwood

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $26,600 $30,400 $34,200 $38,000 $41,050 $44,100 $47,150 $50,200
50% of Median $44,350 $50,650 $57,000 $63,300 $68,400 $73,450 $78,500 $83,600
80% of Median $65,050 $74,350 $83,650 $92,900 $100,350 $107,800 $115,200 $122,650