Affordable Housing In Liverpool
Onondaga County, New York

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Liverpool

Candlelight Lane

4475 Candlelight Lane
Liverpool, New York
Studio-2 BR

Onondaga Lake Townhomes

151 Old Liverpool Rd
Liverpool, New York

Candlelight Apartments

1 Candlelight Cir
Liverpool, New York
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Liverpool, New York

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 303 affordable apartments for rent in Liverpool, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Liverpool, New York

Liverpool features 0 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 Liverpool, New York

There are 303 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Liverpool.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Liverpool, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Liverpool landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Liverpool.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Liverpool, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $869 and $1,063.

2022 Liverpool, 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
Liverpool, New York Fair Market Rent $694 $781 $966 $1,198 $1,390
Liverpool, New York Payment Standard Range $625 to $763 $703 to $859 $869 to $1,063 $1,078 to $1,318 $1,251 to $1,529

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Liverpool, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 303
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.09%
Average Renter Household Size 1.58
Average Household Size 1.94
Median Household Income $56,033 ±$7,917
Median Rent $835 ±$45
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.78% ± 11.36pp
Total Population 2,230

Population and Household Demographics

Liverpool is a city in Onondaga County, New York with a population of 2,230. There are 1,136 households in the city with an average household size of 1.94 persons. 36.09% of households in Liverpool are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Liverpool

The median gross income for households in Liverpool is $56,033 a year, or $4,669 a month. The median rent for the city is $835 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Liverpool, a household making less than $2,783 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.78% of households who rent are overburdened in Liverpool.

Area Median Income In Liverpool

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 Liverpool, the AMI is calculated from all households within Onondaga County.

In Liverpool, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $91,100

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 Liverpool

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 Liverpool

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Liverpool AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,700 $21,350 $24,000 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Liverpool AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$31,150 $35,600 $40,050 $44,450 $48,050 $51,600 $55,150 $58,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Liverpool AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,800 $56,900 $64,000 $71,100 $76,800 $82,500 $88,200 $93,900