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Affordable Housing In Cold Spring
Putnam County, New York

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cold Spring

Chestnut Ridge Apartments

62 Chestnut St
Cold Spring, New York
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Cold Spring

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Guide To Affordable Housing in Cold Spring, New York

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 64 affordable apartments for rent in Cold Spring, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Cold Spring, New York

Cold Spring features 64 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 Cold Spring, New York

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cold Spring.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cold Spring, New York

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cold Spring, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,848 and $2,258.

2021 Cold Spring, 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
Cold Spring, New York Fair Market Rent $1,760 $1,801 $2,053 $2,598 $2,784
Cold Spring, New York Payment Standard Range $1,584 to $1,936 $1,621 to $1,981 $1,848 to $2,258 $2,338 to $2,858 $2,506 to $3,062

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Cold Spring, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 64
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 64
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.02%
Average Renter Household Size 1.76
Average Household Size 2.19
Median Household Income $83,125 ±$16,451
Median Rent $1,305 ±$128
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.06% ± 14.51pp
Total Population 1,790

Population and Household Demographics

Cold Spring is a city in Putnam County, New York with a population of 1,790. There are 817 households in the city with an average household size of 2.19 persons. 40.02% of households in Cold Spring are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cold Spring

The median gross income for households in Cold Spring is $83,125 a year, or $6,927 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,305 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cold Spring, a household making less than $4,350 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.06% of households who rent are overburdened in Cold Spring.

Area Median Income In Cold Spring

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 Cold Spring, the AMI is calculated from all households within Putnam County.

In Cold Spring, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $78,700

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 Cold Spring

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 Cold Spring

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Cold Spring AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$23,900 $27,300 $30,700 $34,100 $36,850 $39,600 $42,300 $45,050
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Cold Spring AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$39,800 $45,500 $51,200 $56,850 $61,400 $65,950 $70,500 $75,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Cold Spring AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$63,700 $72,800 $81,900 $90,950 $98,250 $105,550 $112,800 $120,100