Affordable Housing In Ontario County
New York

41 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ontario County

Geneva Ha Elmcrest Apartments

99 Lewis St
Geneva, New York

Geneva Ha Courtyard Apartments

10 Goodman St
Geneva, New York

15 N Exchange 34 Prospect Ave 7

15 N Exchange 34 Prospect Ave 7
Geneva, New York

State of New York

1 Framark Dr
Victor, New York

Lyceum Housing Phase II

150 Lyceum St
Geneva, New York

1228 Holland Dr

1228 Holland Dr
Farmington, New York

1232 Holland Dr

1232 Holland Dr
Farmington, New York

The Woodlands at Northside Apartments

1111 Bluespruce Cir
Geneva, New York

Geneva Gardens

200 Pulteney St
Geneva, New York

South Main Manor

380 S Main St
Geneva, New York

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Ontario County, 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 Ontario County, New York

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 41 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,885 affordable apartments for rent in Ontario County, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Ontario County, New York

Ontario County features 908 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 977 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 $935 and $1,143.

2022 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
Ontario County, New York Fair Market Rent $727 $828 $1,039 $1,284 $1,409
Ontario County, New York Payment Standard Range $654 to $800 $745 to $911 $935 to $1,143 $1,156 to $1,412 $1,268 to $1,550

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Ontario County, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 41
Total Low Income Apartments 1,885
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 908
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 $83,200

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

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Ontario County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,850 $19,250 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Ontario County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,100 $32,100 $36,100 $40,100 $43,350 $46,550 $49,750 $52,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Ontario County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,950 $51,350 $57,750 $64,150 $69,300 $74,450 $79,550 $84,700

Cities In Ontario County

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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 Agencies that serve Canandaigua are the Rochester Housing Authority and Geneva 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.