Affordable Housing In Duane Lake
Schenectady County, New York

Guide To Affordable Housing in Duane Lake, New York

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Duane Lake, New York. Duane Lake features 0 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 0 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Duane Lake.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Duane Lake, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 2.28
Median Household Income $115,441 ±$18,368
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 361

Population and Household Demographics

Duane Lake is a City in Schenectady County, New York with a population of 361. There are 158 households in the city with an average household size of 2.28 persons. % of households in Duane Lake are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Duane Lake

The median gross income for households in Duane Lake is $115,441 a year, or $9,620 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Duane Lake

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 Duane Lake, the AMI is calculated from all households within Schenectady County.

In Duane Lake, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $89,900

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 Duane Lake

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 Duane Lake HUD Rental Assistance in Duane Lake

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,900 $21,600 $24,300 $26,950 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $31,500 $36,000 $40,500 $44,950 $48,550 $52,150 $55,750 $59,350
80% of Median $50,350 $57,550 $64,750 $71,900 $77,700 $83,450 $89,200 $94,950
Fair Market Rents in Duane Lake

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$747 $855 $1,054 $1,313 $1,428