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Affordable Housing In Glens Falls
Warren County, New York

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Glens Falls

Village Green Apartments

35 Hudson Ave
Glens Falls, New York
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1-4 BR

Larose Gardens

31 Larose St
Glens Falls, New York

Stichman Towers

23 Jay St
Glens Falls, New York

Barkley Avenue

Barkley Ave
Glens Falls, New York

Cronin Earl Apartments

43 Ridge St
Glens Falls, New York
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Housing Authorities that serve Glens Falls

Housing Authority Programs
Glens Falls Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Glens Falls, New York

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 450 affordable apartments for rent in Glens Falls, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Glens Falls, New York

Glens Falls features 442 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 Glens Falls, New York

There are 8 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Glens Falls.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Glens Falls, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Glens Falls landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Glens Falls.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Glens Falls, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $905 and $1,106.

2021 Glens Falls, 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 $677 $794 $1,005 $1,311 $1,380
Payment Standard Range $609 to $745 $715 to $873 $905 to $1,106 $1,180 to $1,442 $1,242 to $1,518

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Glens Falls, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 450
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 442
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 49.74%
Average Renter Household Size 2.00
Average Household Size 2.22
Median Household Income $45,395 ±$3,760
Median Rent $806 ±$32
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.67% ± 5.28pp
Total Population 14,496

Population and Household Demographics

Glens Falls is a city in Warren County, New York with a population of 14,496. There are 6,443 households in the city with an average household size of 2.22 persons. 49.74% of households in Glens Falls are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Glens Falls

The median gross income for households in Glens Falls is $45,395 a year, or $3,783 a month. The median rent for the city is $806 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Glens Falls, a household making less than $2,687 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.67% of households who rent are overburdened in Glens Falls.

Area Median Income In Glens Falls

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 Glens Falls, the AMI is calculated from all households within Warren County.

In Glens Falls, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,600

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 Glens Falls

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 Glens Falls

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,800 $18,050 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,350 $30,100 $33,850 $37,600 $40,650 $43,650 $46,650 $49,650
80% of Median $42,150 $48,150 $54,150 $60,150 $65,000 $69,800 $74,600 $79,400