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Affordable Housing In Ontario County
New York

38 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ontario County

Spa Apartments

11 E Main St
Clifton Springs, New York
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR
Subsidized

Fort Hill Apartments

235 North Main Street
Canandaigua, New York
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR

Brookside Apartments

2883 Conifer Drive
Canandaigua, New York
$670-894
1-3 BR

Foster Block

7 Crane Street
Clifton Springs, New York
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Clifton Springs Apartments

101 Horizon Dr
Clifton Springs, New York
$476-710
1-2 BR

Lakeside Village Apartments

275 Jefferson Ave
Canandaigua, New York
Subsidized

Wilcox Lane Senior Citizens

40 Wilcox Ln
Canandaigua, New York
Subsidized

Canandaigua Elderly Housing

80 Parrish St
Canandaigua, New York
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

North Street Apartments

260 W North St
Geneva, New York
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Castle Street Apartments

4 Castle St
Rushville, New York

Housing Authorities that serve Ontario County

Housing Authority Programs
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 Ontario County, New York

There are 38 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,649 affordable apartments for rent in Ontario County, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Ontario County, New York

Ontario County features 856 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 Ontario County, New York

There are 793 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ontario County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ontario County, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Ontario County landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Ontario County.

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

2020 Ontario 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
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.

Ontario County, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 38
Total Low Income Apartments 1,649
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 856
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.17%
Average Renter Household Size 2.01
Average Household Size 2.38
Median Household Income $57,416 ±$1,353
Median Rent $809 ±$21
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.08% ± 3.73pp
Total Population 109,192

Population and Household Demographics

Ontario County is a county in New York with a population of 109,192. There are 44,252 households in the county with an average household size of 2.38 persons. 27.17% of households in Ontario County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ontario County

The median gross income for households in Ontario County is $57,416 a year, or $4,785 a month. The median rent for the county is $809 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ontario County, a household making less than $2,697 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.08% of households who rent are overburdened in Ontario County.

Area Median Income In Ontario 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 Ontario County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,400

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 Ontario 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 Ontario County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,050 $18,350 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,750 $30,600 $34,400 $38,200 $41,300 $44,350 $47,400 $50,450
80% of Median $42,800 $48,900 $55,000 $61,100 $66,000 $70,900 $75,800 $80,700

Cities In Ontario County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Served By
Bloomfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bloomfield is the Rochester Housing Authority.
Bristol The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bristol is the Rochester Housing Authority.
Canadice The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Canadice is the Rochester Housing Authority.
Canandaigua The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Canandaigua is the Rochester Housing Authority.
Clifton Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clifton Springs is the Rochester Housing Authority.
Crystal Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Crystal Beach is the Rochester Housing Authority.
East Bloomfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Bloomfield is the Rochester Housing Authority.
Farmington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Farmington is the Rochester Housing Authority.
Geneva The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Geneva are the Geneva Housing Authority and Rochester Housing Authority.
Gorham The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gorham is the Rochester Housing Authority.
Hall The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hall is the Rochester Housing Authority.
Honeoye The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Honeoye is the Rochester Housing Authority.
Hopewell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hopewell is the Rochester Housing Authority.
Manchester The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Manchester is the Rochester Housing Authority.
Naples The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Naples is the Rochester Housing Authority.
Phelps The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Phelps is the Rochester Housing Authority.
Port Gibson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Port Gibson is the Rochester Housing Authority.
Richmond The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Richmond is the Rochester Housing Authority.
Rushville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rushville is the Rochester Housing Authority.
Seneca The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Seneca is the Rochester Housing Authority.
Shortsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shortsville is the Rochester Housing Authority.
South Bristol The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Bristol is the Rochester Housing Authority.
Victor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Victor is the Rochester Housing Authority.
West Bloomfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Bloomfield is the Rochester Housing Authority.