Affordable Housing In Mastic Beach
Suffolk County, New York

Housing Authorities that serve Mastic Beach

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Mastic Beach, New York

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Mastic Beach, New York. Mastic Beach features 0 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 0 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mastic Beach.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Mastic Beach, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.65%
Average Renter Household Size 2.69
Average Household Size 3.05
Median Household Income $62,602 ±$6,594
Median Rent $1,622 ±$125
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 74.87% ± 11.24pp
Total Population 14,883

Population and Household Demographics

Mastic Beach is a City in Suffolk County, New York with a population of 14,883. There are 4,881 households in the city with an average household size of 3.05 persons. 26.65% of households in Mastic Beach are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mastic Beach

The median gross income for households in Mastic Beach is $62,602 a year, or $5,217 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,622 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mastic Beach, a household making less than $5,407 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 74.87% of households who rent are overburdened in Mastic Beach.1

Area Median Income In Mastic Beach

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 Mastic Beach, the AMI is calculated from all households within Suffolk County.

In Mastic Beach, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $124,000

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 Mastic Beach

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 Mastic Beach HUD Rental Assistance in Mastic Beach

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $26,050 $29,800 $33,500 $37,200 $40,200 $43,200 $46,150 $49,150
50% of Median $43,400 $49,600 $55,800 $62,000 $67,000 $71,950 $76,900 $81,850
80% of Median $62,300 $71,200 $80,100 $88,950 $96,100 $103,200 $110,300 $117,450
Fair Market Rents in Mastic Beach

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$1,298 $1,624 $1,992 $2,563 $2,858