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Affordable Housing In Huntington Station
Suffolk County, New York

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Huntington Station

Option Western Suffolk

18 Barkers Ln
Huntington Station, New York
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Gateway Gardens

9 Lowndes Ave
Huntington Station, New York
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Housing Authorities that serve Huntington Station

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Huntington Station, New York

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 49 affordable apartments for rent in Huntington Station, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Huntington Station, New York

Huntington Station features 49 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 Huntington Station, New York

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Huntington Station, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Huntington Station landlords $1,200 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $600 towards rent in Huntington Station.

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

2020 Huntington Station, 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.

Huntington Station, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 49
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 49
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.23%
Average Renter Household Size 3.35
Average Household Size 3.31
Median Household Income $73,591 ±$6,220
Median Rent $1,587 ±$101
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 55.61% ± 6.86pp
Total Population 34,088

Population and Household Demographics

Huntington Station is a city in Suffolk County, New York with a population of 34,088. There are 10,256 households in the city with an average household size of 3.31 persons. 28.23% of households in Huntington Station are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Huntington Station

The median gross income for households in Huntington Station is $73,591 a year, or $6,133 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,587 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Huntington Station, a household making less than $5,290 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55.61% of households who rent are overburdened in Huntington Station.

Area Median Income In Huntington Station

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

In Huntington Station, 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 Huntington Station

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 Huntington Station

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