Affordable Housing In North Syracuse
Onondaga County, New York

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In North Syracuse

Pitcher Hill Apartments

114 Elbow Rd
North Syracuse, New York
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Centerville Court

400 Sandra Ln
North Syracuse, New York

Malta House Apartments

212 N Main St
North Syracuse, New York
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in North Syracuse, New York

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving North Syracuse, New York

Housing Authority Programs
Village of North Syracuse Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in North Syracuse, New York

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 303 affordable apartments for rent in North Syracuse, New York.

Income Based Apartments in North Syracuse, New York

North Syracuse features 151 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 North Syracuse, New York

There are 152 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in North Syracuse.

Housing Choice Vouchers in North Syracuse, New York

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in North Syracuse, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $869 and $1,063.

2022 North Syracuse, 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
North Syracuse, New York Fair Market Rent $694 $781 $966 $1,198 $1,390
North Syracuse, New York Payment Standard Range $625 to $763 $703 to $859 $869 to $1,063 $1,078 to $1,318 $1,251 to $1,529

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

North Syracuse, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 303
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 151
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.73%
Average Renter Household Size 1.91
Average Household Size 2.08
Median Household Income $43,411 ±$4,586
Median Rent $783 ±$52
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.78% ± 11.91pp
Total Population 6,641

Population and Household Demographics

North Syracuse is a city in Onondaga County, New York with a population of 6,641. There are 3,194 households in the city with an average household size of 2.08 persons. 39.73% of households in North Syracuse are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in North Syracuse

The median gross income for households in North Syracuse is $43,411 a year, or $3,618 a month. The median rent for the city is $783 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In North Syracuse, a household making less than $2,610 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.78% of households who rent are overburdened in North Syracuse.

Area Median Income In North Syracuse

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 North Syracuse, the AMI is calculated from all households within Onondaga County.

In North Syracuse, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $91,100

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 North Syracuse

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 North Syracuse

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the North Syracuse AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,700 $21,350 $24,000 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the North Syracuse AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$31,150 $35,600 $40,050 $44,450 $48,050 $51,600 $55,150 $58,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the North Syracuse AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,800 $56,900 $64,000 $71,100 $76,800 $82,500 $88,200 $93,900