Affordable Housing In Chautauqua County
New York

45 Low Income Apartment Communities In Chautauqua County

Covenant Manor

23 W 3rd St
Jamestown, New York
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized
62+

Chautauqua Colony

2109 Southwestern Dr
Lakewood, New York
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Concord Estates

441 Temple St
Fredonia, New York
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Chadakoin Centre Apartments

114 W 3rd St
Jamestown, New York

Crestline Villa

113 Anderson St
Jamestown, New York
Subsidized

United Methodist Gardens

430 East Ave
Falconer, New York
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Tulip Housing

26 Newton St
Silver Creek, New York
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Sunnyside Manor Apartments

27 Sunnyside Ave
Bemus Point, New York
Subsidized

Bradmar Village

11 Bradmar Cir
Jamestown, New York
Subsidized

Mayville Senior Apartments

170 Lakeview Ave
Mayville, New York

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Chautauqua County, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Chautauqua County, New York

Housing Authority Programs
Chautauqua Opportunities Inc Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Chautauqua County, New York

There are 45 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,870 affordable apartments for rent in Chautauqua County, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Chautauqua County, New York

Chautauqua County features 1,453 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 Chautauqua County, New York

There are 417 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Chautauqua County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Chautauqua County, New York

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Chautauqua County, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $681 and $833.

2022 Chautauqua 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
Chautauqua County, New York Fair Market Rent $518 $613 $757 $979 $1,062
Chautauqua County, New York Payment Standard Range $466 to $570 $552 to $674 $681 to $833 $881 to $1,077 $956 to $1,168

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Chautauqua County, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 45
Total Low Income Apartments 1,870
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,453
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.37%
Average Renter Household Size 2.17
Average Household Size 2.36
Median Household Income $42,993 ±$986
Median Rent $612 ±$13
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.11% ± 2.47pp
Total Population 132,646

Population and Household Demographics

Chautauqua County is a county in New York with a population of 132,646. There are 53,546 households in the county with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 30.37% of households in Chautauqua County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Chautauqua County

The median gross income for households in Chautauqua County is $42,993 a year, or $3,583 a month. The median rent for the county is $612 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Chautauqua County, a household making less than $2,040 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.11% of households who rent are overburdened in Chautauqua County.

Area Median Income In Chautauqua 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 Chautauqua County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,600

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 Chautauqua 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 Chautauqua County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Chautauqua County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,600 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Chautauqua County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,300 $27,800 $31,250 $34,700 $37,500 $40,300 $43,050 $45,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Chautauqua County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,850 $44,400 $49,950 $55,500 $59,950 $64,400 $68,850 $73,300

Cities In Chautauqua County

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City Served By
Arkwright The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arkwright is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Bemus Point The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bemus Point is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Brocton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brocton is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Busti The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Busti is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Carroll The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carroll is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Cassadaga The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cassadaga is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Celoron The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Celoron is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Charlotte The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Charlotte is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Chautauqua The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chautauqua is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Chautauqua Lake UT The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chautauqua Lake UT is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Cherry Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cherry Creek is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Clymer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clymer is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Dunkirk The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dunkirk are the Dunkirk Housing Authority and Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Ellery The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ellery is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Ellicott The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ellicott is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Ellington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ellington is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Falconer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Falconer is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Forestville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Forestville is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Fredonia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fredonia is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
French Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves French Creek is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Frewsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Frewsburg is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Gerry The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gerry is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Hanover The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hanover is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Harmony The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harmony is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Jamestown The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Jamestown are the Jamestown Housing Authority and Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Jamestown West The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jamestown West is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Kennedy The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kennedy is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Kiantone The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kiantone is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Lakewood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lakewood is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Mayville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mayville is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Mina The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mina is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
North Harmony The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Harmony is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Panama The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Panama is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Poland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Poland is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Pomfret The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pomfret is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Portland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Portland is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Ripley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ripley is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Sheridan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sheridan is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Sherman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sherman is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Silver Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Silver Creek is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Sinclairville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sinclairville is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Stockton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stockton is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Sunset Bay The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sunset Bay is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Villenova The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Villenova is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
Westfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Westfield is the Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.