Affordable Housing In Genesee County
19 Low Income Apartment Communities In Genesee County
Housing Authorities that serve Genesee County
|PathStone||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Genesee County, New York
There are 19 low income housing apartment communities offering 808 affordable apartments for rent in Genesee County, New York.
Income Based Apartments in Genesee County, New York
Genesee County features 566 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 Genesee County, New York
There are 183 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Genesee County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Genesee County, New York
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Genesee County landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Genesee County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Genesee County, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $738 and $902.
2020 Genesee 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||$578||$680||$820||$1,120||$1,221|
|Payment Standard Range||$520 to $636||$612 to $748||$738 to $902||$1,008 to $1,232||$1,099 to $1,343|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Genesee County, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||19|
|Total Low Income Apartments||808|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||566|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||27.03%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.20|
|Average Household Size||2.45|
|Median Household Income||$50,880 ±$1,652|
|Median Rent||$724 ±$19|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||44.71% ± 4.51pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Genesee County is a county in New York with a population of 59,458. There are 23,938 households in the county with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 27.03% of households in Genesee County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Genesee County
The median gross income for households in Genesee County is $50,880 a year, or $4,240 a month. The median rent for the county is $724 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Genesee County, a household making less than $2,413 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.71% of households who rent are overburdened in Genesee County.
Area Median Income In Genesee 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 Genesee County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,700
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 Genesee 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 Genesee County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$15,500||$17,700||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$25,800||$29,500||$33,200||$36,850||$39,800||$42,750||$45,700||$48,650|
|80% of Median||$41,300||$47,200||$53,100||$58,950||$63,700||$68,400||$73,100||$77,850|
Cities In Genesee County
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|Alabama||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Alabama is the PathStone.|
|Alexander||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Alexander is the PathStone.|
|Attica||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Attica is the PathStone.|
|Batavia||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Batavia are the Batavia Housing Authority and PathStone.|
|Bergen||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bergen is the PathStone.|
|Bethany||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bethany is the PathStone.|
|Byron||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Byron is the PathStone.|
|Corfu||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Corfu is the PathStone.|
|Darien||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Darien is the PathStone.|
|Elba||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elba is the PathStone.|
|Le Roy||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Le Roy is the PathStone.|
|Oakfield||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oakfield is the PathStone.|
|Pavilion||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pavilion is the PathStone.|
|Pembroke||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pembroke is the PathStone.|
|Stafford||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stafford is the PathStone.|