Marcus Garvey Village

353 Chester St, New York City, New York 11212

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Marcus Garvey Village Details

  • 623 units.
  • Project-Based Rental Assistance

Rental Assistance Payments (RAP)

Since this property has received funding through the HUD Section 236 program and the Rental Assistance Program (RAP), a tenant who earns 50% of the Area Median Income (AMI) or less qualifies for rental assistance. The rental assistance limits the tenant rent contribution to the greater of 10% of their gross income, 20% of their adjusted income, or a designated portion of welfare assistance. If a tenant's income is above the 50% AMI level, they may still qualify to live here but not benefit from the rent subsidy.

Section 236

Apartment communities that participate in the Section 236 program are required to ensure that their units are only available to families with incomes at or below 80% of the area median income. Rents at participating communities must be approved by HUD.

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 Marcus Garvey Village.

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.

Marcus Garvey Village 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.