Affordable Housing In Herkimer
Herkimer County, New York

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Herkimer

Nathan Galinsky

105 Protection Ave.
Herkimer, New York
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Nathan Castle Apartments

249 S Main St
Herkimer, New York

Eastern Creekside Midtown

315 N Prospect St
Herkimer, New York
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Herkimer, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Herkimer, New York

Housing Authority Programs
Herkimer Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Herkimer, New York

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

Income Based Apartments in Herkimer, New York

Herkimer features 286 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 Herkimer, New York

There are 15 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Herkimer.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Herkimer, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Herkimer landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Herkimer.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Herkimer, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $777 and $949.

2022 Herkimer, 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
Herkimer, New York Fair Market Rent $676 $680 $863 $1,067 $1,238
Herkimer, New York Payment Standard Range $608 to $744 $612 to $748 $777 to $949 $960 to $1,174 $1,114 to $1,362

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Herkimer, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 301
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 286
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Herkimer is a city in Herkimer County, New York with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Herkimer are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Herkimer

The median gross income for households in Herkimer is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Herkimer

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 Herkimer, the AMI is calculated from all households within Herkimer County.

In Herkimer, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,400

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 Herkimer

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 Herkimer

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Herkimer AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,200 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Herkimer AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,350 $29,000 $32,600 $36,200 $39,100 $42,000 $44,900 $47,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Herkimer AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,550 $46,350 $52,150 $57,900 $62,550 $67,200 $71,800 $76,450