Affordable Housing In Ogdensburg
St Lawrence County, New York

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ogdensburg

Riverview Towers

232 Washington St
Ogdensburg, New York

Centennial Terrace

202 Washington St
Ogdensburg, New York

Parkview Rise

1111 Jay St
Ogdensburg, New York

Blevins Building

202 Ford St
Ogdensburg, New York

St Peters Sq Apts

1320 Greene Street
Ogdensburg, New York
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Ogdensburg, 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 Ogdensburg, New York

Housing Authority Programs
Ogdensburg Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
St. Lawrence County Community Development Program Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Ogdensburg, New York

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 280 affordable apartments for rent in Ogdensburg, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Ogdensburg, New York

Ogdensburg features 268 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 Ogdensburg, New York

There are 12 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ogdensburg.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ogdensburg, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Ogdensburg landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Ogdensburg.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ogdensburg, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $744 and $910.

2022 Ogdensburg, 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
Ogdensburg, New York Fair Market Rent $594 $677 $827 $1,047 $1,186
Ogdensburg, New York Payment Standard Range $535 to $653 $609 to $745 $744 to $910 $942 to $1,152 $1,067 to $1,305

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Ogdensburg, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 280
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 268
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.85%
Average Renter Household Size 2.16
Average Household Size 2.26
Median Household Income $36,135 ±$5,149
Median Rent $603 ±$40
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 57.17% ± 9.52pp
Total Population 10,996

Population and Household Demographics

Ogdensburg is a city in St Lawrence County, New York with a population of 10,996. There are 4,095 households in the city with an average household size of 2.26 persons. 39.85% of households in Ogdensburg are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ogdensburg

The median gross income for households in Ogdensburg is $36,135 a year, or $3,011 a month. The median rent for the city is $603 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ogdensburg, a household making less than $2,010 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 57.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Ogdensburg.

Area Median Income In Ogdensburg

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 Ogdensburg, the AMI is calculated from all households within St Lawrence County.

In Ogdensburg, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,900

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 Ogdensburg

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 Ogdensburg

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Ogdensburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,600 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Ogdensburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,300 $27,800 $31,250 $34,700 $37,500 $40,300 $43,050 $45,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Ogdensburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,850 $44,400 $49,950 $55,500 $59,950 $64,400 $68,850 $73,300