Affordable Housing In Onondaga County
New York

Affordable Housing programs support 6,036 income based apartments in Onondaga County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 5,090 affordable apartments in Onondaga County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Onondaga County, New York

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Onondaga County. Go to the New York Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Onondaga County.

Ross Towers

710 Lodi St
Syracuse, New York

Beechwood

1405 E Fayette St
Syracuse, New York
Affordable

700 - 714 West Onondaga Street Townhouses

700 W Onondaga St
Syracuse, New York
Affordable

Bernadine Apartments

417 Churchill Ave
Syracuse, New York
Affordable

Eastwood Homes

341 Fobes Ave
Syracuse, New York
Affordable

Housing Visions Group VII

427 S Beech St
Syracuse, New York
Affordable

Nine Mile Landing Apartments

3 Austindale St
Marcellus, New York
Affordable

Oswego St Townhouses

600 Oswego St
Syracuse, New York
Affordable

The Meadows Apartments

1 Village View Dr
Tully, New York
Affordable

Loguen Homes Apartments ( Kenne

Lexington Ave
Syracuse, New York
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Onondaga County

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Affordable Housing In Mattydale, NY Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Mattydale.
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Onondaga County, New York Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Onondaga County, New York

Onondaga County features 6,036 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 Onondaga County, New York

There are 5,090 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Onondaga County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Onondaga County, New York

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Onondaga County, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $998 and $1,220.

2023 Onondaga County, 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
Onondaga County, New York Fair Market Rent $801 $897 $1,109 $1,367 $1,579
Onondaga County, New York Payment Standard Range $721 to $881 $807 to $987 $998 to $1,220 $1,230 to $1,504 $1,421 to $1,737

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Onondaga County, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 133
Total Low Income Apartments 11,126
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 6,036
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.72%
Average Renter Household Size 2.20
Average Household Size 2.43
Median Household Income $55,092 ±$657
Median Rent $787 ±$9
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.98% ± 1.48pp
Total Population 468,304

Population and Household Demographics

Onondaga County is a county in New York with a population of 468,304. There are 184,641 households in the county with an average household size of 2.43 persons. 34.72% of households in Onondaga County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Onondaga County

The median gross income for households in Onondaga County is $55,092 a year, or $4,591 a month. The median rent for the county is $787 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Onondaga County, a household making less than $2,623 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.98% of households who rent are overburdened in Onondaga County.

Area Median Income In Onondaga County

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.

In Onondaga County, 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 Onondaga County

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 Onondaga County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Onondaga County 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 Onondaga County 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 Onondaga County 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