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Affordable Housing In Ellenville
Ulster County, New York

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ellenville

Ellenville Senior Housing

15 Healthy Way
Ellenville, New York
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Ellenville III Senior Housing

19 Healthy Way
Ellenville, New York
Accepts Vouchers

Ellenville Urban Renewal Housing

110 Center St
Ellenville, New York

Ellenville II Senior Housing

17 Healthy Way
Ellenville, New York
Accepts Vouchers

Public Housing Complex

10 Eastwood Ave
Ellenville, New York

Ellenville Senior Apartments

91 Center St
Ellenville, New York
Accepts Vouchers

Glusker Gardens

93 Center St
Ellenville, New York
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Housing Authorities that serve Ellenville

Housing Authority Programs
Ellenville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Rural Ulster Preservation Company Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Ellenville, New York

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 410 affordable apartments for rent in Ellenville, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Ellenville, New York

Ellenville features 148 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 Ellenville, New York

There are 262 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ellenville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ellenville, New York

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ellenville, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,094 and $1,337.

2020 Ellenville, 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 $792 $967 $1,215 $1,563 $1,768
Payment Standard Range $713 to $871 $870 to $1,064 $1,094 to $1,337 $1,407 to $1,719 $1,591 to $1,945

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Ellenville, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 410
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 148
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 45.52%
Average Renter Household Size 2.76
Average Household Size 2.80
Median Household Income $45,800 ±$5,766
Median Rent $948 ±$110
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 70.05% ± 18.84pp
Total Population 4,131

Population and Household Demographics

Ellenville is a city in Ulster County, New York with a population of 4,131. There are 1,452 households in the city with an average household size of 2.80 persons. 45.52% of households in Ellenville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ellenville

The median gross income for households in Ellenville is $45,800 a year, or $3,817 a month. The median rent for the city is $948 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ellenville, a household making less than $3,160 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 70.05% of households who rent are overburdened in Ellenville.

Area Median Income In Ellenville

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 Ellenville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Ulster County.

In Ellenville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $83,700

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 Ellenville

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 Ellenville

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,600 $20,100 $22,600 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $29,300 $33,500 $37,700 $41,850 $45,200 $48,550 $51,900 $55,250
80% of Median $46,900 $53,600 $60,300 $66,950 $72,350 $77,700 $83,050 $88,400