Affordable Housing In Port Jefferson Station
Suffolk County, New York

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Port Jefferson Station

Wisdom Gardens at Maryhaven

115 Terryville Rd
Port Jefferson Station, NY
$872
1 BR
55+
HCV Welcome

Options Supportive Housing II

89 Canal Rd
Port Jefferson Station, NY
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Options Supported Housing Project VIII

75 Colony Rd
Port Jefferson Station, NY
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Twb Residential Opportunities II

93 Canal Rd
Port Jefferson Station, NY
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Project Share VII

675 Old Town Rd
Port Jefferson Station, NY
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Project Share

75 Gaymore Rd
Port Jefferson Station, NY
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Project Share VI

11 Wenmore Lane
Port Jefferson Station, NY
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Share X

20 George St
Port Jefferson Station, NY
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Port Jefferson Station

Housing Authority Programs
Community Development Corporation of Long Island Inc Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Port Jefferson Station, New York

According to federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research, there are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 127 affordable apartments for rent in Port Jefferson Station, New York. Port Jefferson Station features 87 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 40 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Port Jefferson Station.

Port Jefferson Station, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 127
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 87
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.52%
Average Renter Household Size 2.65
Average Household Size 3.11
Median Household Income $86,360 ±$8,228
Median Rent $1,585 ±$222
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 62.79% ± 21.01pp
Total Population 8,582

Population and Household Demographics

Port Jefferson Station is a City in Suffolk County, New York with a population of 8,582. There are 2,727 households in the city with an average household size of 3.11 persons. 25.52% of households in Port Jefferson Station are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Port Jefferson Station

The median gross income for households in Port Jefferson Station is $86,360 a year, or $7,197 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,585 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Port Jefferson Station, a household making less than $5,283 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 62.79% of households who rent are overburdened in Port Jefferson Station.1

Area Median Income In Port Jefferson Station

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 Port Jefferson Station, the AMI is calculated from all households within Suffolk County.

In Port Jefferson Station, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $124,000

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 Port Jefferson Station

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 Port Jefferson Station HUD Rental Assistance in Port Jefferson Station

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $26,050 $29,800 $33,500 $37,200 $40,200 $43,200 $46,150 $49,150
50% of Median $43,400 $49,600 $55,800 $62,000 $67,000 $71,950 $76,900 $81,850
80% of Median $62,300 $71,200 $80,100 $88,950 $96,100 $103,200 $110,300 $117,450
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Port Jefferson Station

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 2002 to 2002, 1 low income apartment communities containing 40 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Port Jefferson Station by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Port Jefferson Station

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $43,400 $49,600 $55,800 $62,000 $67,000 $71,950 $76,900 $81,850
60% of Median $52,080 $59,520 $66,960 $74,400 $80,400 $86,340 $92,280 $98,220

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Port Jefferson Station is $66,960 a year, or $5,580 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $5,580 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $1,674 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $1,085 $1,163 $1,395 $1,613 $1,799 $1,984
60% $1,302 $1,395 $1,674 $1,935 $2,159 $2,381
Fair Market Rents in Port Jefferson Station

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$1,298 $1,624 $1,992 $2,563 $2,858