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Affordable Housing In Port Jervis
Orange County, New York

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Port Jervis

Waters Edge Senior Housing

216 E Main St
Port Jervis, New York

Waters Edge 12

208 E Main St
Port Jervis, New York

Port Jervis Senior Citizens Apartments

230 Jersey Ave
Port Jervis, New York

Waters Edge 40 Senior Apartments

214 E Main St
Port Jervis, New York

Hillside Terrace Apartments

39 Pennsylvania Ave
Port Jervis, New York

Port Jervis Tnhses

28 Ryan Street
Port Jervis, New York
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Housing Authorities that serve Port Jervis

Housing Authority Programs
Port Jervis Housing Authority Public Housing
Port Jervis Community Development Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
PathStone Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Port Jervis, New York

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 306 affordable apartments for rent in Port Jervis, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Port Jervis, New York

Port Jervis features 126 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 Port Jervis, New York

There are 180 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Port Jervis.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Port Jervis, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Port Jervis landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Port Jervis.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Port Jervis, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,320 and $1,614.

2021 Port Jervis, 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 $1,088 $1,160 $1,467 $1,868 $2,097
Payment Standard Range $979 to $1,197 $1,044 to $1,276 $1,320 to $1,614 $1,681 to $2,055 $1,887 to $2,307

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Port Jervis, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 306
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 126
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 49.33%
Average Renter Household Size 2.25
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $41,682 ±$3,868
Median Rent $932 ±$49
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 59.45% ± 8.08pp
Total Population 8,681

Population and Household Demographics

Port Jervis is a city in Orange County, New York with a population of 8,681. There are 3,420 households in the city with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 49.33% of households in Port Jervis are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Port Jervis

The median gross income for households in Port Jervis is $41,682 a year, or $3,474 a month. The median rent for the city is $932 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Port Jervis, a household making less than $3,107 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 59.45% of households who rent are overburdened in Port Jervis.

Area Median Income In Port Jervis

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 Jervis, the AMI is calculated from all households within Orange County.

In Port Jervis, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $102,300

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 Jervis

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 Port Jervis

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $21,500 $24,600 $27,650 $30,700 $33,200 $35,650 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $35,850 $40,950 $46,050 $51,150 $55,250 $59,350 $63,450 $67,550
80% of Median $54,950 $62,800 $70,650 $78,500 $84,800 $91,100 $97,350 $103,650