Affordable Housing In Greene County
New York

Waiting List Openings In Greene County

Ulster County, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List

Rural Ulster Preservation Company (RUPCO) is accepting Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher applications for Ulster County from October 15, 2021 at 9:00 am, until November 30, 2021 at 4:30 pm ET. 

How to Apply for the Ulster County, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List.

16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Greene County

Peppertree I

1 Peppertree Drive
Coxsackie, New York
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Catskill Housing Authority Buildings

25 Bronson St
Catskill, New York

Bethany Village

800 Bethany Vlg
Coxsackie, New York
Subsidized

Kaaterskill Manor

161 Jefferson Hts
Catskill, New York
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Mountainview Apartments

Maple Ave
Hunter, New York
Subsidized

Hemlock Nob Estates

6172 Main St
Tannersville, New York
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Orchard Senior Apartments

777 Embought Rd
Catskill, New York
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Eastview Apartments

71 Klingermann Dr
Cairo, New York
Subsidized

Fairground Est

Rt 23B And Monti Dr
Cairo, New York
Subsidized

Cairo Senior Housing

777 Main St
Cairo, New York

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Greene County, New York

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Greene County, New York

Housing Authority Programs
Rural Ulster Preservation Company Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Greene County, New York

There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 662 affordable apartments for rent in Greene County, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Greene County, New York

Greene County features 502 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 Greene County, New York

There are 160 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Greene County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Greene County, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Greene County landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Greene County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Greene County, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $927 and $1,133.

2022 Greene 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
Greene County, New York Fair Market Rent $725 $832 $1,030 $1,284 $1,397
Greene County, New York Payment Standard Range $653 to $798 $749 to $915 $927 to $1,133 $1,156 to $1,412 $1,257 to $1,537

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Greene County, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 662
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 502
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.8%
Average Renter Household Size 2.37
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $50,278 ±$2,034
Median Rent $837 ±$41
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 57.76% ± 5.12pp
Total Population 48,312

Population and Household Demographics

Greene County is a county in New York with a population of 48,312. There are 17,634 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 24.8% of households in Greene County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Greene County

The median gross income for households in Greene County is $50,278 a year, or $4,190 a month. The median rent for the county is $837 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Greene County, a household making less than $2,790 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 57.76% of households who rent are overburdened in Greene County.

Area Median Income In Greene 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 Greene County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,200

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 Greene 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 Greene County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Greene County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,400 $17,600 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Greene County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,650 $29,300 $32,950 $36,600 $39,550 $42,500 $45,400 $48,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Greene County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,000 $46,850 $52,700 $58,550 $63,250 $67,950 $72,650 $77,300

Cities In Greene County

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City Served By
Ashland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ashland is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Athens The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Athens is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Cairo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cairo is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Catskill The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Catskill are the Catskill Housing Authority and Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Coxsackie The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coxsackie is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Coxsackie Town The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coxsackie Town is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Durham The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Durham is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Greenville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greenville is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Halcott The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Halcott is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Hunter The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hunter is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Jefferson Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jefferson Heights is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Jewett The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jewett is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Leeds The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Leeds is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Lexington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lexington is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
New Baltimore The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Baltimore is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Palenville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Palenville is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Prattsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Prattsville is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Tannersville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tannersville is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Windham The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Windham is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.