Affordable Housing In Chester
Warren County, New York

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Chester

Green Mdws Apartments

383 Green Meadows Way
Chester, NY

Green Meadows Preservation Project

318 Green Meadows Way
Chester, NY
Accepts Vouchers
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Chester, New York

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 108 affordable apartments for rent in Chester, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Chester, New York

Chester 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 Chester, New York

There are 108 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Chester.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Chester, New York

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Chester, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $860 and $1,052.

2020 Chester, 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 $671 $754 $956 $1,231 $1,344
Payment Standard Range $604 to $738 $679 to $829 $860 to $1,052 $1,108 to $1,354 $1,210 to $1,478

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Chester, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 108
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

Chester is a City in Warren 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 Chester are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Chester

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

Area Median Income In Chester

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 Chester, the AMI is calculated from all households within Warren County.

In Chester, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,700

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 Chester

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 Chester HUD Rental Assistance in Chester

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,650 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $24,400 $27,900 $31,400 $34,850 $37,650 $40,450 $43,250 $46,050
80% of Median $39,050 $44,600 $50,200 $55,750 $60,250 $64,700 $69,150 $73,600