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Affordable Housing In Riverside
Steuben County, New York

Guide To Affordable Housing in Riverside, New York

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Riverside, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Riverside, New York

Riverside features 0 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 Riverside, New York

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Riverside.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Riverside, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Riverside landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Riverside.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Riverside, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $684 and $836.

2020 Riverside, 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 $632 $641 $760 $1,020 $1,179
Payment Standard Range $569 to $695 $577 to $705 $684 to $836 $918 to $1,122 $1,061 to $1,297

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Riverside, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 18.53%
Average Renter Household Size 2.49
Average Household Size 2.54
Median Household Income $42,500 ±$8,462
Median Rent $863 ±$297
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 76.74% ± 40.61pp
Total Population 589

Population and Household Demographics

Riverside is a city in Steuben County, New York with a population of 589. There are 232 households in the city with an average household size of 2.54 persons. 18.53% of households in Riverside are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Riverside

The median gross income for households in Riverside is $42,500 a year, or $3,542 a month. The median rent for the city is $863 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Riverside, a household making less than $2,877 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 76.74% of households who rent are overburdened in Riverside.

Area Median Income In Riverside

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 Riverside, the AMI is calculated from all households within Steuben County.

In Riverside, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $64,600

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 Riverside

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 Riverside

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,150 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $23,550 $26,900 $30,250 $33,600 $36,300 $39,000 $41,700 $44,400
80% of Median $37,650 $43,000 $48,400 $53,750 $58,050 $62,350 $66,650 $70,950