Cheap Apartments In Genesee County
New York


Waiting List Openings In Genesee County

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Low Income Apartments In Genesee County

Monsignor Kirby Apartments

203 Oak St
Batavia, NY
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Washington Towers

1 State St
Batavia, NY
Subsidized

Leroy Meadows

18 Genesee St
Le Roy, NY
Subsidized

Tonawanda Terrace

104 Pearl St
Batavia, NY
HCV Welcome

Garibaldi Street Residence

40 Garibaldi Ave
Oakfield, NY
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Lifetime Community Association

87 Lake St
Le Roy, NY
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Bergen Meadows

6619 N Lake Rd
Bergen, NY
HCV Welcome

State of New York

999 Park Rd
Batavia, NY
HCV Welcome

Meadows at South Main

172 1/2 S Main St
Batavia, NY
HCV Welcome

3 Sites

15 Edwards St
Batavia, NY

There are 17 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 721 affordable apartments for rent in Genesee County, New York. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 533 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 171 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Genesee County. There are 479 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Housing Authorities that serve Genesee County

Housing Authority Programs
Pathstone Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher

Other Housing Authorities located in Genesee County

Housing Authority Programs
Batavia Housing Authority Public Housing

Understanding Affordable Housing in Genesee County, New York

Genesee County, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 17
Total Low Income Apartments 721
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 533
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.03%
Average Renter Household Size 2.20
Total Population 59,458
Housing Units 23,938
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.1

Data derived from 2010 Census and 2015 5-Year American Community Survey. Learn More.
1 Margin of Error: ± 4.51 percentage points.

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 $68,000

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 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 Genesee County 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 $14,300 $16,460 $20,780 $25,100 $29,420 $33,740 $38,060 $42,380
50% of Median $23,800 $27,200 $30,600 $34,000 $36,750 $39,450 $42,200 $44,900
80% of Median $38,100 $43,550 $49,000 $54,400 $58,800 $63,150 $67,500 $71,850

You can identify apartment communities that participate in a program that provides rental assistance by looking for the tags in the apartment list above. View Apartments.

Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Genesee County

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

From 1992 to 2010, 8 low income apartment communities containing 239 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Genesee County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

You can identify apartment communities that participate in the program in Genesee County by looking for the tag in the apartment list above. View Apartments.

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 Genesee County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $23,800 $27,200 $30,600 $34,000 $36,750 $39,450 $42,200 $44,900
HERA 50% $24,750 $28,300 $31,850 $35,350 $38,200 $41,050 $43,850 $46,700
60% of Median $28,560 $32,640 $36,720 $40,800 $44,100 $47,340 $50,640 $53,880
HERA 60% $29,700 $33,960 $38,220 $42,420 $45,840 $49,260 $52,620 $56,040

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 Genesee County is $36,720 a year, or $3,060 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,060 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $918 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% $595 $638 $765 $884 $986 $1,089
60% $714 $765 $918 $1,061 $1,184 $1,307
Fair Market Rents in Genesee 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.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$544 $634 $766 $1,036 $1,141

Cities In Genesee County

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City Listings Served By
Batavia 12 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Batavia are the Batavia Housing Authority and Pathstone Corporation.
Oakfield 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oakfield is the Pathstone Corporation.
Corfu 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Corfu is the Pathstone Corporation.
Bergen 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bergen is the Pathstone Corporation.
Alabama 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Alabama is the Pathstone Corporation.
Alexander 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Alexander is the Pathstone Corporation.
Attica 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Attica is the Pathstone Corporation.
Bethany 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bethany is the Pathstone Corporation.
Byron 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Byron is the Pathstone Corporation.
Darien 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Darien is the Pathstone Corporation.
Elba 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elba is the Pathstone Corporation.
Le Roy 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Le Roy is the Pathstone Corporation.
Pavilion 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pavilion is the Pathstone Corporation.
Pembroke 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pembroke is the Pathstone Corporation.
Stafford 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stafford is the Pathstone Corporation.