Affordable Housing In Fulton County
New York

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fulton County

Trackside Homes

4 Robin Cir
Johnstown, NY

Fulton Arc

39 Rosewood Ave
Johnstown, NY
Elderly Supportive Housing

Parkside Court Apartments

53 S Main St
Dolgeville, NY

Dubois Gardens

10 Homestead Dr
Gloversville, NY

Hillside Place

41 N East Ave
Johnstown, NY
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Forest Hill Towers

31 Forest St
Gloversville, NY

Kingsboro Towers

2 Frontage Rd
Gloversville, NY

State of New York

309 County Highway 155
Gloversville, NY
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Other Housing Authorities located in Fulton County

Housing Authority Programs
Gloversville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Dolgeville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fulton County, New York

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 497 affordable apartments for rent in Fulton County, New York. Fulton County features 449 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 48 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fulton County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Fulton County, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 497
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 449
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.61%
Average Renter Household Size 2.27
Average Household Size 2.40
Median Household Income $46,969 ±$2,248
Median Rent $711 ±$22
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.33% ± 4.6pp
Total Population 54,606

Population and Household Demographics

Fulton County is a County in New York with a population of 54,606. There are 22,281 households in the county with an average household size of 2.40 persons. 29.61% of households in Fulton County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fulton County

The median gross income for households in Fulton County is $46,969 a year, or $3,914 a month. The median rent for the county is $711 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fulton County, a household making less than $2,370 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.33% of households who rent are overburdened in Fulton County.1

Area Median Income In Fulton County

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.

In Fulton County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,600

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 Fulton County

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 Fulton County HUD Rental Assistance in Fulton County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,900 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $23,200 $26,500 $29,800 $33,100 $35,750 $38,400 $41,050 $43,700
80% of Median $37,100 $42,400 $47,700 $52,950 $57,200 $61,450 $65,700 $69,900
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Fulton County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 2000 to 2003, 2 low income apartment communities containing 48 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Fulton County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Fulton County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $23,200 $26,500 $29,800 $33,100 $35,750 $38,400 $41,050 $43,700
60% of Median $27,840 $31,800 $35,760 $39,720 $42,900 $46,080 $49,260 $52,440

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Fulton County is $35,760 a year, or $2,980 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,980 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $894 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $580 $621 $745 $861 $960 $1,059
60% $696 $746 $894 $1,033 $1,152 $1,271
Fair Market Rents in Fulton County

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
$557 $668 $815 $1,016 $1,201

Cities In Fulton County

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City Listings Served By
Dolgeville 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dolgeville is the Dolgeville Housing Authority.
Johnstown 3
Gloversville 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gloversville is the Gloversville Housing Authority.
Bleecker 0
Broadalbin 0
Caroga 0
Caroga Lake 0
Ephratah 0
Mayfield 0
Northampton 0
Northville 0
Oppenheim 0
Perth 0
Stratford 0