Affordable Housing In Fairmount
Onondaga County, New York

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fairmount, New York

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Fairmount, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Fairmount, New York

Fairmount 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 Fairmount, New York

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fairmount, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Fairmount landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Fairmount.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fairmount, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $869 and $1,063.

2022 Fairmount, 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
Fairmount, New York Fair Market Rent $694 $781 $966 $1,198 $1,390
Fairmount, New York Payment Standard Range $625 to $763 $703 to $859 $869 to $1,063 $1,078 to $1,318 $1,251 to $1,529

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Fairmount, 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 19.53%
Average Renter Household Size 2.29
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $62,396 ±$4,297
Median Rent $987 ±$85
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 27.26% ± 10.17pp
Total Population 10,106

Population and Household Demographics

Fairmount is a city in Onondaga County, New York with a population of 10,106. There are 4,132 households in the city with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 19.53% of households in Fairmount are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fairmount

The median gross income for households in Fairmount is $62,396 a year, or $5,200 a month. The median rent for the city is $987 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fairmount, a household making less than $3,290 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 27.26% of households who rent are overburdened in Fairmount.

Area Median Income In Fairmount

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 Fairmount, the AMI is calculated from all households within Onondaga County.

In Fairmount, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $91,100

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 Fairmount

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 Fairmount

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Fairmount AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,700 $21,350 $24,000 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Fairmount AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$31,150 $35,600 $40,050 $44,450 $48,050 $51,600 $55,150 $58,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Fairmount AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,800 $56,900 $64,000 $71,100 $76,800 $82,500 $88,200 $93,900