Cabs Elderly Housing

590 Dekalb Ave, New York City, New York 11205

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Cabs Elderly Housing Details

  • 111 units.
  • Project-Based Rental Assistance
  • Senior (62+)
  • Accessible Units
  • Supportive Housing for the Elderly
  • Accepts Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV)

Property Amenities

  • Elevator
  • Community Room
  • New/Renovated Apartment Homes

About Cabs Elderly Housing

This affordable senior housing units that first opened for residents in 1984. In 2010, the board of Consumer Action Program of Bedford-Stuyvesant (CABS) Senior HDFC looked to rehabilitate the property to ensure permanent affordable housing for generations

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly

Since this property was built or renovated using funding from HUD's Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly program, residency is usually restricted to households earning 50% of the Area Median Income (AMI) or less with at least one member age 62 years or older. Tenants pay rent based on household income. This rent is usually the highest of the following three amounts: either 30% adjusted monthly income, or 10% unadjusted monthly income, or, if receiving welfare assistance, the housing costs portion of this assistance.

Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC)

Since this property has received funding in part through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program, a certain number of units are set aside for lower income households. Households must earn either less than 50% or 60% of the area median income (depending on the set-aside option chosen by the property owner) to qualify for these units. Rents in these units are capped at a maximum of 30% of the set-aside area median income (adjusted for unit size). Some rental units in this property may not be subject to LIHTC and therefore have higher rents and no maximum household income requirement.

Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance

Since this property has a Project-Based Section 8 contract with HUD, some or all of the rents at this community are based on tenant incomes. Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance tenants will make a monthly contribution toward rent equal to 30% of their adjusted income. There is a minimum tenant contribution of $25 for all rents at this property regardless of tenant income.

New York City HUD Rental Assistance Income Qualifications

Generally, households earning up to the income limit in the table below for their household size are eligible for units participating in a HUD rental assistance program in New York City but actual income limits may differ for units at Cabs Elderly Housing.

AMI Band 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% $22,400 $25,600 $28,800 $32,000 $34,600 $37,150 $39,700 $43,430
50% $37,350 $42,700 $48,050 $53,350 $57,650 $61,900 $66,200 $70,450
80% $59,750 $68,300 $76,850 $85,350 $92,200 $99,050 $105,850 $112,700

These general income qualifications for New York City, New York should only be used as a basic guide. To find out if you qualify, contact the community directly.

You can usually make up to 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI) to be eligible for a HUD-Assisted Housing unit, but income qualification tiers for this community may be different due to various policies.

Cabs Elderly Housing receives rental subsidies through HUD-Assisted Housing for some or all of its apartments. Some units may be designated as market rate housing. Market rate units would have no subsidies or income restrictions.

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