Affordable Housing In Firthcliffe
Orange County, New York

Housing Authorities that serve Firthcliffe

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Guide To Affordable Housing in Firthcliffe, New York

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

Income Based Apartments in Firthcliffe, New York

Firthcliffe 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 Firthcliffe, New York

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Firthcliffe, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Firthcliffe landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Firthcliffe.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Firthcliffe, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,257 and $1,537.

2020 Firthcliffe, 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 $1,021 $1,112 $1,397 $1,780 $2,049
Payment Standard Range $919 to $1,123 $1,001 to $1,223 $1,257 to $1,537 $1,602 to $1,958 $1,844 to $2,254

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Firthcliffe, 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 44.05%
Average Renter Household Size 1.96
Average Household Size 2.42
Median Household Income $70,985 ±$7,375
Median Rent $1,272 ±$242
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.01% ± 13.9pp
Total Population 4,681

Population and Household Demographics

Firthcliffe is a City in Orange County, New York with a population of 4,681. There are 1,916 households in the city with an average household size of 2.42 persons. 44.05% of households in Firthcliffe are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Firthcliffe

The median gross income for households in Firthcliffe is $70,985 a year, or $5,915 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,272 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Firthcliffe, a household making less than $4,240 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.01% of households who rent are overburdened in Firthcliffe.1

Area Median Income In Firthcliffe

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 Firthcliffe, the AMI is calculated from all households within Orange County.

In Firthcliffe, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $96,600

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 Firthcliffe

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 Firthcliffe HUD Rental Assistance in Firthcliffe

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $20,300 $23,200 $26,100 $29,000 $31,350 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $33,850 $38,650 $43,500 $48,300 $52,200 $56,050 $59,900 $63,800
80% of Median $52,850 $60,400 $67,950 $75,500 $81,550 $87,600 $93,650 $99,700