Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Freeport, NY

Discover affordable housing in Freeport where there are 8+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Peternana Terrace

45 Wallace St, Freeport, New York 11520

Liberty Park Apartments

227 Liberty Park Dr, Freeport, New York 11520

Bergen Place

81-83 South Bergan Place , Freeport, New York 11520

New Moxey Rigby

185 E Merrick Rd, Freeport, New York 11520

Rev. Madden Senior Ctz. Apartments

240 S Main St, Freeport, New York 11520

Dr E Mitchell Mallette

100 N Main St, Freeport, New York 11520

Moxey a Rigby

25 Buffalo Ave, Freeport, New York 11520

Awr - Scattered Sites

87 Leonard Ave, Freeport, New York 11520

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Freeport, New York
$32.50 (+217%) more than New York minimum wage and $40.25 (+555%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Freeport, New York?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Freeport, New York.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Homeownership Voucher, Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs for Freeport, New York.

Go to the New York Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Freeport.

How many renters live in Freeport, New York?

The City of Freeport has 44,210 people living in 14,169 households.

There are 12,418 renters living in 4,392 renter households in this City. Renters make up 28.09 percent of the population living in Freeport.

What is the rental market like in Freeport, New York?

There are an estimated 14,921 housing units in the Freeport area. Of these, 4,556 units are rental homes, making up 31 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Freeport, New York, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Freeport?

The rental vacancy rate in Freeport is 4 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Freeport for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Freeport
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
611 1,323 1,284 445 329
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Freeport

A large number of apartments in Freeport have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Freeport are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 51 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 24 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Freeport

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,708 to $3,521. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,708
One BR $2,144
Two BR $2,508
Three BR $3,246
Four BR $3,521
2024 Fair Market Rents in Freeport, New York

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Freeport?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 288 47 percent
One BR 640 48 percent
Two BR 216 17 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Freeport, New York

How many affordable rental units are in Freeport?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Freeport, New York including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 100
Public Housing 250
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 187
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 1
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 4
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Freeport, New York

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Freeport, New York

Freeport features 548 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 Freeport, New York

There are 146 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Freeport.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Freeport, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Freeport landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $600 towards rent in Freeport.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Freeport, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $2,257 and $2,759.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.