Affordable Housing In Clinton County
New York

18 Low Income Apartment Communities In Clinton County

Albert Carriere Apartments

4 Carriere Way
Rouses Point, NY
Income Based
1-3 BR

Beekman Towers

50 Truman Ave
Plattsburgh, NY

Northern Housing

Rr 9
Champlain, NY

Mohawk Valley Apartments

52 Franklin Ave
Clinton, NY
Elderly Supportive Housing

Brown Apartments

7 Fay Ln
Plattsburgh, NY

Ea and Bj Bechard Senior Housing

16 Manor Dr
Rouses Point, NY
Elderly Supportive Housing

Arthur L. Lefevre Senior Apartments

173 Rand Hill Rd
Morrisonville, NY
Elderly Supportive Housing

Clinton Manor Apartments

50 Franklin Ave
Clinton, NY
Elderly Supportive Housing

Apple Valley Senior

7 Apple Valley Dr
Peru, NY

Keeseville Country Gardens

164 Hill Rd
Au Sable Forks, NY
Elderly Supportive Housing

Other Housing Authorities located in Clinton County

Housing Authority Programs
Plattsburgh Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Clinton County, New York

There are 18 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,442 affordable apartments for rent in Clinton County, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Clinton County, New York

Clinton County features 1,266 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 Clinton County, New York

There are 176 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Clinton County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Clinton County, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Clinton County landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Clinton County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Clinton County, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $758 and $926.

2020 Clinton 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
Fair Market Rent $636 $671 $842 $1,092 $1,168
Payment Standard Range $572 to $700 $604 to $738 $758 to $926 $983 to $1,201 $1,051 to $1,285

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Clinton County, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 18
Total Low Income Apartments 1,442
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,266
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.93%
Average Renter Household Size 2.12
Average Household Size 2.32
Median Household Income $49,930 ±$1,894
Median Rent $744 ±$23
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.42% ± 3.92pp
Total Population 81,685

Population and Household Demographics

Clinton County is a County in New York with a population of 81,685. There are 31,898 households in the county with an average household size of 2.32 persons. 31.93% of households in Clinton County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Clinton County

The median gross income for households in Clinton County is $49,930 a year, or $4,161 a month. The median rent for the county is $744 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Clinton County, a household making less than $2,480 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.42% of households who rent are overburdened in Clinton County.1

Area Median Income In Clinton 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 Clinton County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,300

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 Clinton 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 Clinton County HUD Rental Assistance in Clinton County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,350 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $23,950 $27,350 $30,750 $34,150 $36,900 $39,650 $42,350 $45,100
80% of Median $38,300 $43,750 $49,200 $54,650 $59,050 $63,400 $67,800 $72,150

Cities In Clinton County

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City Listings Served By
Peru 1
Rouses Point 2
Keeseville 0
Plattsburgh 6 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Plattsburgh is the Plattsburgh Housing Authority.
Clinton 2
Morrisonville 2
Au Sable Forks 1
Saranac 0
West Chazy 1
Ellenburg 0
Champlain 1
Lyon Mountain 1
Altona 1
Au Sable 0
Beekmantown 0
Black Brook 0
Chazy 0
Cumberland Head 0
Dannemora 0
Mooers 0
Parc 0
Plattsburgh West 0
Redford 0
Schuyler Falls 0