Affordable Housing In Putnam County
New York

Affordable Housing programs support 141 income based apartments in Putnam County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 453 affordable apartments in Putnam County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Putnam County, New York

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

Hughson Commons

1100 Gables Way
Carmel, New York
$895-1,288
1-2 BR
55+
Affordable

Hillcrest Commons II

1000 Clapboard Ridge
Carmel, New York
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+
Affordable

Hillcrest Commons I

3101 Heights Ln
Carmel, New York
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Senior Housing at Mahopac Hills

106 Route 6
Carmel, New York
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Gleneida Court

10 Seminary Hill Rd
Carmel, New York
Call For Rent
1 BR
Affordable

Gleneida Senior Apartments

20 Gleneida Ct
Carmel, New York
Call For Rent
1 BR
Affordable

Lakeview Housing

8 Gleneida Court
Carmel, New York
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Putnam Residence

149C Cross Rd
Patterson, New York
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Stonecrest Senior Residence

3101 Stonecrest Dr
Brewster, New York
Affordable

Heritage Meadows

14776 Baker Rd
Kent, New York
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Putnam County

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City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Brewster, NY Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Brewster.
Affordable Housing In Carmel, NY Affordable Housing programs support 8 apartment communities in Carmel.
Affordable Housing In Cold Spring, NY Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Cold Spring.
Affordable Housing In Kent, NY Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Kent.
Affordable Housing In Patterson, NY Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Patterson.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Putnam 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Putnam County Housing Corporation -
Go to the New York Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Putnam County.

Putnam County, New York Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Putnam County, New York

Putnam County features 141 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 Putnam County, New York

There are 453 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Putnam County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Putnam County, New York

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Putnam County, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $2,206 and $2,696.

2023 Putnam 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
Putnam County, New York Fair Market Rent $2,123 $2,170 $2,451 $3,078 $3,316
Putnam County, New York Payment Standard Range $1,911 to $2,335 $1,953 to $2,387 $2,206 to $2,696 $2,770 to $3,386 $2,984 to $3,648

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Putnam County, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 618
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 141
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 18.02%
Average Renter Household Size 2.33
Average Household Size 2.84
Median Household Income $96,148 ±$2,627
Median Rent $1,234 ±$41
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.25% ± 4.9pp
Total Population 99,488

Population and Household Demographics

Putnam County is a county in New York with a population of 99,488. There are 34,090 households in the county with an average household size of 2.84 persons. 18.02% of households in Putnam County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Putnam County

The median gross income for households in Putnam County is $96,148 a year, or $8,012 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,234 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Putnam County, a household making less than $4,113 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.25% of households who rent are overburdened in Putnam County.

Area Median Income In Putnam 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 Putnam County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $94,500

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 Putnam 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 Putnam County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Putnam County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$28,000 $32,000 $36,000 $40,000 $43,200 $46,400 $49,600 $52,800
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Putnam County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$46,700 $53,400 $60,050 $66,700 $72,050 $77,400 $82,750 $88,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Putnam County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$74,800 $85,450 $96,150 $106,800 $115,350 $123,900 $132,450 $141,000