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Affordable Housing In Monticello
Sullivan County, New York

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Monticello

John Crawford Senior Citizens Housing

33 Liberty St
Monticello, New York

Sleepy Hollow

39 Terry Ln
Monticello, New York

Evergreen Drive

1 Evergreen Dr
Monticello, New York

Tannery Village

47 Richardson Ave
Monticello, New York

Horizons at Monticello

100 Harmony Ln
Monticello, New York

West Broadway

West Broadway
Monticello, New York

Regency Manor

74 Sturgis Rd
Monticello, New York
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Housing Authorities that serve Monticello

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Monticello, New York

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 595 affordable apartments for rent in Monticello, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Monticello, New York

Monticello features 455 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 Monticello, New York

There are 140 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Monticello.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Monticello, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Monticello landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Monticello.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Monticello, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $900 and $1,100.

2020 Monticello, 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 $652 $806 $1,000 $1,259 $1,384
Payment Standard Range $587 to $717 $725 to $887 $900 to $1,100 $1,133 to $1,385 $1,246 to $1,522

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Monticello, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 595
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 455
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 74.54%
Average Renter Household Size 2.10
Average Household Size 2.20
Median Household Income $26,376 ±$8,321
Median Rent $791 ±$66
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 63.48% ± 12.18pp
Total Population 6,685

Population and Household Demographics

Monticello is a city in Sullivan County, New York with a population of 6,685. There are 2,887 households in the city with an average household size of 2.20 persons. 74.54% of households in Monticello are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Monticello

The median gross income for households in Monticello is $26,376 a year, or $2,198 a month. The median rent for the city is $791 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Monticello, a household making less than $2,637 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 63.48% of households who rent are overburdened in Monticello.

Area Median Income In Monticello

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 Monticello, the AMI is calculated from all households within Sullivan County.

In Monticello, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,500

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 Monticello

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 Monticello

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,900 $18,150 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,450 $30,200 $34,000 $37,750 $40,800 $43,800 $46,850 $49,850
80% of Median $42,300 $48,350 $54,400 $60,400 $65,250 $70,100 $74,900 $79,750