Cheap Apartments In Greene County
New York

Low Income Apartments In Greene County

Peppertree I

1 Peppertree Drive
Coxsackie, NY
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Bethany Village

800 Bethany Vlg
Coxsackie, NY
Subsidized

Kaaterskill Manor

161 Jefferson Hts
Catskill, NY
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Mountainview Apartments

Maple Ave
Hunter, NY
Subsidized

Hemlock Nob Estates

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

Orchard Senior Apartments

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

Eastview Apartments

71 Klingermann Dr
Cairo, NY
Subsidized

Fairground Est

Rt 23B And Monti Dr
Cairo, NY
Subsidized

Cairo Senior Housing

777 Main St
Cairo, NY
HCV Welcome

Peppertree Park Apartments Bailey Street

Bailey St
Coxsackie, NY
HCV Welcome

There are 12 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 469 affordable apartments for rent in Greene County, New York. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 261 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 56 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Greene County. There are 384 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 Greene County

Housing Authority Programs
Rural Ulster Preservation Company Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher

Other Housing Authorities located in Greene County

Housing Authority Programs
Catskill Housing Authority Public Housing

Understanding Affordable Housing in Greene County, New York

Greene County, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 469
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 261
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.8%
Average Renter Household Size 2.37
Total Population 48,312
Housing Units 17,634
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $50,278 ±$2,034
Median Rent $837 ±$41
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 57.76% ± 5.12pp

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.1

Data derived from 2010 Census and 2015 5-Year American Community Survey. Learn More.
1 Margin of Error: ± 5.12 percentage points.

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 $67,500

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 Greene County HUD Rental Assistance in Greene County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,200 $16,460 $20,780 $25,100 $29,420 $33,740 $38,060 $42,380
50% of Median $23,650 $27,000 $30,400 $33,750 $36,450 $39,150 $41,850 $44,550
80% of Median $37,800 $43,200 $48,600 $54,000 $58,350 $62,650 $67,000 $71,300

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 Greene County

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

From 1993 to 2007, 4 low income apartment communities containing 128 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Greene County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

You can identify apartment communities that participate in the program in Greene 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 Greene County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $23,650 $27,000 $30,400 $33,750 $36,450 $39,150 $41,850 $44,550
60% of Median $28,380 $32,400 $36,480 $40,500 $43,740 $46,980 $50,220 $53,460

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 Greene County is $36,480 a year, or $3,040 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,040 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $912 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% $591 $633 $760 $878 $979 $1,080
60% $710 $760 $912 $1,053 $1,175 $1,296
Fair Market Rents in Greene 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
$615 $778 $957 $1,248 $1,518

Cities In Greene County

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City Listings Served By
Catskill 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Catskill are the Catskill Housing Authority and Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Windham 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Windham is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Athens 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Athens is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Cairo 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cairo is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Coxsackie 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coxsackie is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Greenville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greenville is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Hunter 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hunter is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Coxsackie Town 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coxsackie Town is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Ashland 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ashland is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Durham 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Durham is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Halcott 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Halcott is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Jefferson Heights 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jefferson Heights is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Jewett 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jewett is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Leeds 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Leeds is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Lexington 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lexington is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
New Baltimore 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Baltimore is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Palenville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Palenville is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Prattsville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Prattsville is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Tannersville 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tannersville is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.