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Affordable Housing In Gilgo
Suffolk County, New York

Housing Authorities that serve Gilgo

Housing Authority Programs
Town of Babylon Housing Assistance Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Community Development Corporation of Long Island Inc Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Gilgo, New York

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Gilgo, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Gilgo, New York

Gilgo features 0 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 Gilgo, New York

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Gilgo.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gilgo, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Gilgo landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Gilgo.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Gilgo, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,832 and $2,239.

2021 Gilgo, 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
Gilgo, New York Fair Market Rent $1,343 $1,659 $2,035 $2,606 $2,896
Gilgo, New York Payment Standard Range $1,209 to $1,477 $1,493 to $1,825 $1,832 to $2,239 $2,345 to $2,867 $2,606 to $3,186

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Gilgo, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 2.89
Median Household Income $159,479 ±$72,060
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 208

Population and Household Demographics

Gilgo is a city in Suffolk County, New York with a population of 208. There are 72 households in the city with an average household size of 2.89 persons. % of households in Gilgo are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gilgo

The median gross income for households in Gilgo is $159,479 a year, or $13,290 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Gilgo

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Gilgo, the AMI is calculated from all households within Suffolk County.

In Gilgo, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $129,900

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 Gilgo

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 Gilgo

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Gilgo AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $38,950 $42,100 $45,200 $48,300 $51,450
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Gilgo AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$45,500 $52,000 $58,500 $64,950 $70,150 $75,350 $80,550 $85,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Gilgo AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$66,450 $75,950 $85,450 $94,900 $102,500 $110,100 $117,700 $125,300