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Affordable Housing In Hampton Bays
Suffolk County, New York

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hampton Bays

Hampton Bays Apartments

57 Springville Rd
Hampton Bays, New York

Bishop Ryan Village

31 E Montauk Hwy
Hampton Bays, New York
Elderly Supportive Housing

Woodbridge at Hampton Bays

10 Springville Rd
Hampton Bays, New York
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Housing Authorities that serve Hampton Bays

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hampton Bays, New York

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 142 affordable apartments for rent in Hampton Bays, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Hampton Bays, New York

Hampton Bays features 113 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 Hampton Bays, New York

There are 29 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hampton Bays.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hampton Bays, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Hampton Bays landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Hampton Bays.

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

2020 Hampton Bays, 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 research.

Hampton Bays, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 142
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 113
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.19%
Average Renter Household Size 2.74
Average Household Size 2.59
Median Household Income $75,606 ±$4,808
Median Rent $1,676 ±$129
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 71.32% ± 13.7pp
Total Population 12,866

Population and Household Demographics

Hampton Bays is a city in Suffolk County, New York with a population of 12,866. There are 4,935 households in the city with an average household size of 2.59 persons. 28.19% of households in Hampton Bays are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hampton Bays

The median gross income for households in Hampton Bays is $75,606 a year, or $6,301 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,676 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hampton Bays, a household making less than $5,587 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 71.32% of households who rent are overburdened in Hampton Bays.

Area Median Income In Hampton Bays

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

In Hampton Bays, 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 Hampton Bays

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 Hampton Bays

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