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Affordable Housing In Greenlawn
Suffolk County, New York

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Greenlawn

Paumanack Village I

650 Paumanack Village Dr
Greenlawn, New York
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Paumanack Village IIi

107 Duncan Elder Dr
Greenlawn, New York
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Paumanack Village IV

401 Duncan Elder Dr
Greenlawn, New York
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Housing Authorities that serve Greenlawn

Housing Authority Programs
Community Development Corporation of Long Island Inc Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Greenlawn, New York

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 301 affordable apartments for rent in Greenlawn, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Greenlawn, New York

Greenlawn features 301 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 Greenlawn, New York

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Greenlawn.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Greenlawn, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Greenlawn landlords $1,200 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $800 towards rent in Greenlawn.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Greenlawn, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,793 and $2,191.

2020 Greenlawn, 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 $1,298 $1,624 $1,992 $2,563 $2,858
Payment Standard Range $1,168 to $1,428 $1,462 to $1,786 $1,793 to $2,191 $2,307 to $2,819 $2,572 to $3,144

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Greenlawn, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 301
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 301
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.4%
Average Renter Household Size 2.30
Average Household Size 3.09
Median Household Income $86,563 ±$6,397
Median Rent $833 ±$374
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.36% ± 13.47pp
Total Population 14,481

Population and Household Demographics

Greenlawn is a city in Suffolk County, New York with a population of 14,481. There are 4,578 households in the city with an average household size of 3.09 persons. 20.4% of households in Greenlawn are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Greenlawn

The median gross income for households in Greenlawn is $86,563 a year, or $7,214 a month. The median rent for the city is $833 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Greenlawn, a household making less than $2,777 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.36% of households who rent are overburdened in Greenlawn.

Area Median Income In Greenlawn

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 Greenlawn, the AMI is calculated from all households within Suffolk County.

In Greenlawn, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $126,600

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 Greenlawn

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 Greenlawn

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $26,600 $30,400 $34,200 $38,000 $41,050 $44,100 $47,150 $50,200
50% of Median $44,350 $50,650 $57,000 $63,300 $68,400 $73,450 $78,500 $83,600
80% of Median $65,050 $74,350 $83,650 $92,900 $100,350 $107,800 $115,200 $122,650