Affordable Housing In Herkimer County
New York

19 Low Income Apartment Communities In Herkimer County

John Guy Prindle Apartments

80 East North St.
Ilion, New York
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Nathan Galinsky

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

Campus Apartments

400 S Litchfield St
Frankfort, New York

Colonial Manor

131 Colonial Cir
Ilion, New York
Subsidized

Herkimer County Residential Arc

198 E Clark St
Ilion, New York
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Hillside Terrace Apartments

3073 Hillside Meadows Dr
Newport, New York
Subsidized

Brook Street Group Home

Brook St
Ilion, New York
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Academy Apartments

621 John St
Little Falls, New York

Lakeside Terrace

110 S Shore Rd
Old Forge, New York

Streamside Manor

404 S Litchfield St
Frankfort, New York

Guide To Affordable Housing in Herkimer County, New York

There are 19 low income housing apartment communities offering 776 affordable apartments for rent in Herkimer County, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Herkimer County, New York

Herkimer County features 572 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 County, New York

There are 204 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Herkimer County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Herkimer County, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Herkimer County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Herkimer County.

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

2022 Herkimer County, 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 County, New York Fair Market Rent $676 $680 $863 $1,067 $1,238
Herkimer County, 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 County, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 19
Total Low Income Apartments 776
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 572
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.99%
Average Renter Household Size 2.16
Average Household Size 2.40
Median Household Income $46,229 ±$1,711
Median Rent $623 ±$19
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.85% ± 3.62pp
Total Population 64,034

Population and Household Demographics

Herkimer County is a county in New York with a population of 64,034. There are 26,130 households in the county with an average household size of 2.40 persons. 28.99% of households in Herkimer County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Herkimer County

The median gross income for households in Herkimer County is $46,229 a year, or $3,852 a month. The median rent for the county is $623 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Herkimer County, a household making less than $2,077 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.85% of households who rent are overburdened in Herkimer County.

Area Median Income In Herkimer 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 Herkimer County, 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 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 HUD Rental Assistance in Herkimer County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Herkimer County 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 County 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 County 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

Cities In Herkimer County

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City Served By
Cold Brook The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cold Brook is the Ilion Housing Authority.
Columbia
Danube
Fairfield
Frankfort The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Frankfort is the Ilion Housing Authority.
German Flatts
Herkimer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Herkimer is the Herkimer Housing Authority.
Ilion The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ilion is the Ilion Housing Authority.
Litchfield
Little Falls The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Little Falls is the Little Falls Housing Authority.
Manheim
Middleville
Mohawk The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mohawk is the Ilion Housing Authority.
Newport The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newport is the Ilion Housing Authority.
Norway
Ohio
Old Forge
Poland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Poland is the Ilion Housing Authority.
Russia
Salisbury
Schuyler
Stark
Warren
Webb
West Winfield
Winfield