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Affordable Housing In Putnam County
New York

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Putnam County

Hughson Commons

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

Senior Housing at Mahopac Hills

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

Gleneida Court

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

Gleneida Senior Apartments

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

Lakeview Housing

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

Putnam Residence

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

Stonecrest Senior Residence

3101 Stonecrest Dr
Brewster, New York

Heritage Meadows

14776 Baker Rd
Kent, New York

Chestnut Ridge Apartments

62 Chestnut St
Cold Spring, New York
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Putnam County

Housing Authority Programs
Putnam County Housing Corporation -

Guide To Affordable Housing in Putnam County, New York

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 444 affordable apartments for rent in Putnam County, New York.

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 303 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 $1,756 and $2,146.

2020 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
Fair Market Rent $1,665 $1,714 $1,951 $2,472 $2,643
Payment Standard Range $1,499 to $1,832 $1,543 to $1,885 $1,756 to $2,146 $2,225 to $2,719 $2,379 to $2,907

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Putnam County, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 444
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 $78,700

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

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $23,900 $27,300 $30,700 $34,100 $36,850 $39,600 $42,300 $45,050
50% of Median $39,800 $45,500 $51,200 $56,850 $61,400 $65,950 $70,500 $75,050
80% of Median $63,700 $72,800 $81,900 $90,950 $98,250 $105,550 $112,800 $120,100

Cities In Putnam County

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City Served By
Brewster The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brewster is the Putnam County Housing Corporation.
Brewster Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brewster Hill is the Putnam County Housing Corporation.
Carmel The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carmel is the Putnam County Housing Corporation.
Carmel Hamlet The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carmel Hamlet is the Putnam County Housing Corporation.
Cold Spring The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cold Spring is the Putnam County Housing Corporation.
Kent The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kent is the Putnam County Housing Corporation.
Lake Carmel The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Carmel is the Putnam County Housing Corporation.
Mahopac The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mahopac is the Putnam County Housing Corporation.
Nelsonville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nelsonville is the Putnam County Housing Corporation.
Patterson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Patterson is the Putnam County Housing Corporation.
Peach Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Peach Lake is the Putnam County Housing Corporation.
Philipstown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Philipstown is the Putnam County Housing Corporation.
Putnam Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Putnam Lake is the Putnam County Housing Corporation.
Putnam Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Putnam Valley is the Putnam County Housing Corporation.
Southeast The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Southeast is the Putnam County Housing Corporation.