Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Greene County, NY

Discover affordable housing in Greene County where there are 16+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Peppertree I

1 Peppertree Drive, Coxsackie, New York 12051

Catskill Housing Authority Buildings

25 Bronson St, Catskill, New York 12414

Fairground Est

Rt 23B And Monti Dr, Cairo, New York 12413

Autumn Grove Apartments

775 Embought Rd, Catskill, New York 12414

Kaaterskill Manor

161 Jefferson Hts, Catskill, New York 12414

Bethany Village

800 Bethany Vlg, Coxsackie, New York 12192

Eastview Apartments

71 Klingermann Dr, Cairo, New York 12413

Hemlock Nob Estates

6172 Main St, Tannersville, New York 12485

Orchard Senior Apartments

777 Embought Rd, Catskill, New York 12414

Rivertown Senior Apartments II

19 3rd St, Athens, New York 12015

Mountainview Apartments

Maple Ave, Hunter, New York 12442

Mapletree Apts II

8 County Rd 405, Greenville, New York

Rivertown Apts

33 Third Street, Athens, New York

Mapletree Apts

8 County Rd 405, Greenville, New York

Cairo Senior Housing

777 Main St, Cairo, New York 12413

Peppertree Park Apartments Bailey Street

Bailey St, Coxsackie, New York 12051

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Reported On January 30th, 2024 by Ayat Elkarib

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Greene County, New York
$6.88 (+46%) more than New York minimum wage and $14.63 (+202%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Greene County, New York.

Go to the New York Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Greene County.

How many renters live in Greene County, New York?

The County of Greene County has 48,067 people living in 17,903 households.

There are 10,105 renters living in 4,314 renter households in this County. Renters make up 21.02 percent of the population living in Greene County.

What is the rental market like in Greene County, New York?

There are an estimated 29,007 housing units in the Greene County area. Of these, 4,520 units are rental homes, making up 16 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Greene County, New York, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Greene County?

The rental vacancy rate in Greene County is 3 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Greene County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Greene County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
351 1,194 1,555 982 157
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Greene County

A large number of apartments in Greene County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Greene County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 44 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 22 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Greene County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $926 to $1,587. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $926
One BR $965
Two BR $1,155
Three BR $1,517
Four BR $1,587
2024 Fair Market Rents in Greene County, New York

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Greene County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 226 64 percent
One BR 746 62 percent
Two BR 848 55 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Greene County, New York

How many affordable rental units are in Greene County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Greene County, New York including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 149
Public Housing 80
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 144
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 69
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 184
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Greene County, New York

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Greene County, New York

Greene County features 470 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 132 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 $1,040 and $1,271.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.