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Affordable Housing In Newark
Wayne County, New York

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Newark

Newark Rose Garden

1111 S Main St
Newark, New York
Subsidized

Blue Cut Apartments

6595 Blue Cut Rd
Newark, New York
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

510 Vienna Street

510 Vienna St
Newark, New York
Accepts Vouchers

Windsong Terrace

1 Marie Ave
Newark, New York

200 East

200 E Miller St
Newark, New York

Lot 4 Murray Street

431 Murray St
Newark, New York
Accepts Vouchers

Lot 4 Murray Street

427 Murray St
Newark, New York
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Newark

Housing Authority Programs
Newark Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Rochester Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD); Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA); Family Unification Program (FUP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Newark, New York

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 252 affordable apartments for rent in Newark, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Newark, New York

Newark features 244 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 Newark, New York

There are 8 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Newark.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Newark, New York

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Newark, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $875 and $1,069.

2020 Newark, 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 $668 $775 $972 $1,211 $1,317
Payment Standard Range $601 to $735 $698 to $853 $875 to $1,069 $1,090 to $1,332 $1,185 to $1,449

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Newark, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 252
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 244
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 49.49%
Average Renter Household Size 1.99
Average Household Size 2.28
Median Household Income $31,121 ±$2,056
Median Rent $649 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 54.84% ± 10.21pp
Total Population 8,965

Population and Household Demographics

Newark is a City in Wayne County, New York with a population of 8,965. There are 3,714 households in the city with an average household size of 2.28 persons. 49.49% of households in Newark are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Newark

The median gross income for households in Newark is $31,121 a year, or $2,593 a month. The median rent for the city is $649 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Newark, a household making less than $2,163 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 54.84% of households who rent are overburdened in Newark.1

Area Median Income In Newark

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 Newark, the AMI is calculated from all households within Wayne County.

In Newark, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,700

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 Newark

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 Newark

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,900 $18,200 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $26,500 $30,300 $34,100 $37,850 $40,900 $43,950 $46,950 $50,000
80% of Median $42,400 $48,450 $54,500 $60,550 $65,400 $70,250 $75,100 $79,950