Affordable Housing In Cayuga County
New York

20 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cayuga County

Millstream Court I

24 Aurora St
Moravia, New York

Westlake II

12 Fort St
Auburn, New York

Fairhaven Apartments

14615 Lake St
Sterling, New York

Church Street Apartments

27 Church St
Port Byron, New York

West Shore Apartments

8860 S Willow St
Weedsport, New York

Hillview Terrace

2448 Hillview Dr
Cato, New York

Vil Manor Apts I

2757 East St
Weedsport, New York

Fox Seniors

33 Fox Ln
Union Springs, New York

Fair Haven Apts

14615 Lake Street
Fair Haven, New York

Vil Manor Apts II

East and S. Willow St.
Weedsport, New York

Housing Authorities that serve Cayuga County

Housing Authority Programs
Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Cayuga County, New York

There are 20 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,054 affordable apartments for rent in Cayuga County, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Cayuga County, New York

Cayuga County features 628 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 Cayuga County, New York

There are 426 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cayuga County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cayuga County, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Cayuga County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Cayuga County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cayuga County, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $762 and $932.

2021 Cayuga County, 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
Cayuga County, New York Fair Market Rent $638 $685 $847 $1,076 $1,197
Cayuga County, New York Payment Standard Range $574 to $702 $617 to $754 $762 to $932 $968 to $1,184 $1,077 to $1,317

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Cayuga County, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 20
Total Low Income Apartments 1,054
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 628
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.88%
Average Renter Household Size 2.17
Average Household Size 2.43
Median Household Income $52,082 ±$1,304
Median Rent $673 ±$17
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.68% ± 3.54pp
Total Population 79,173

Population and Household Demographics

Cayuga County is a county in New York with a population of 79,173. There are 30,972 households in the county with an average household size of 2.43 persons. 28.88% of households in Cayuga County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cayuga County

The median gross income for households in Cayuga County is $52,082 a year, or $4,340 a month. The median rent for the county is $673 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cayuga County, a household making less than $2,243 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.68% of households who rent are overburdened in Cayuga County.

Area Median Income In Cayuga County

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.

In Cayuga County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,400

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 Cayuga County

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 Cayuga County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Cayuga County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,700 $17,950 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Cayuga County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,150 $29,850 $33,600 $37,300 $40,300 $43,300 $46,300 $49,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Cayuga County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,800 $47,800 $53,750 $59,700 $64,500 $69,300 $74,050 $78,850

Cities In Cayuga County

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City Served By
Auburn The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Auburn are the Auburn Housing Authority and Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Aurelius The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Aurelius is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Aurora The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Aurora is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Brutus The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brutus is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Cato The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cato is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Cayuga The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cayuga is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Conquest The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Conquest is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Fair Haven The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fair Haven is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Fleming The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fleming is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Genoa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Genoa is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Ira The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ira is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Ledyard The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ledyard is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Locke The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Locke is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Melrose Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Melrose Park is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Mentz The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mentz is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Meridian The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Meridian is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Montezuma The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Montezuma is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Moravia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Moravia is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Niles The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Niles is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Owasco The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Owasco is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Port Byron The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Port Byron is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Scipio The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Scipio is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Sempronius The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sempronius is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Sennett The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sennett is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Springport The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Springport is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Sterling The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sterling is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Summerhill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Summerhill is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Throop The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Throop is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Union Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Union Springs is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Venice The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Venice is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Victory The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Victory is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.
Weedsport The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Weedsport is the Cayuga County Homsite Development Corporation.