Affordable Housing In Greene County
New York

Affordable Housing programs support 502 income based apartments in Greene County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 160 affordable apartments in Greene County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Greene County, New York

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Greene County. Go to the New York Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Greene County.

Peppertree I

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

Catskill Housing Authority Buildings

25 Bronson St
Catskill, New York

Bethany Village

800 Bethany Vlg
Coxsackie, New York
Rent Assisted

Kaaterskill Manor

161 Jefferson Hts
Catskill, New York
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Mountainview Apartments

Maple Ave
Hunter, New York
Rent Assisted

Hemlock Nob Estates

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

Orchard Senior Apartments

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

Eastview Apartments

71 Klingermann Dr
Cairo, New York
Rent Assisted

Fairground Est

Rt 23B And Monti Dr
Cairo, New York
Rent Assisted

Cairo Senior Housing

777 Main St
Cairo, New York
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Greene County

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Affordable Housing In Athens, NY Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Athens.
Affordable Housing In Cairo, NY Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Cairo.
Affordable Housing In Catskill, NY Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Catskill.
Affordable Housing In Coxsackie, NY Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Coxsackie.
Affordable Housing In Greenville, NY Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Greenville.
Affordable Housing In Hunter, NY Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Hunter.
Affordable Housing In Tannersville, NY Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Tannersville.

Public Housing Agencies Serving 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Rural Ulster Preservation Company Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the New York Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Greene County.

Greene County, New York Affordable Housing Data

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 $1,011 and $1,235.

2023 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 $883 $931 $1,123 $1,407 $1,509
Greene County, New York Payment Standard Range $795 to $971 $838 to $1,024 $1,011 to $1,235 $1,266 to $1,548 $1,358 to $1,660

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 $79,000

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 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.
$16,600 $19,000 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
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.
$27,650 $31,600 $35,550 $39,500 $42,700 $45,850 $49,000 $52,150
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.
$44,250 $50,600 $56,900 $63,200 $68,300 $73,350 $78,400 $83,450