Affordable Housing In Fulton County
8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fulton County
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.
Income Based Apartments in Fulton County, New York
Fulton County features 449 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 Fulton County, New York
There are 48 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fulton County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Fulton County, New York
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Fulton County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Fulton County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fulton County, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $734 and $897.
2020 Fulton County, 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||$557||$668||$815||$1,016||$1,201|
|Payment Standard Range||$501 to $613||$601 to $735||$734 to $897||$914 to $1,118||$1,081 to $1,321|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com 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|
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.
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 $63,000
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 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||$14,150||$17,240||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$23,550||$26,900||$30,250||$33,600||$36,300||$39,000||$41,700||$44,400|
|80% of Median||$37,650||$43,000||$48,400||$53,750||$58,050||$62,350||$66,650||$70,950|
Cities In Fulton County
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|Dolgeville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dolgeville is the Dolgeville Housing Authority.|
|Gloversville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gloversville is the Gloversville Housing Authority.|