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Affordable Housing In Rocky Point
Suffolk County, New York

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Rocky Point

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Rocky Point, New York
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Housing Authorities that serve Rocky Point

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rocky Point, New York

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 15 affordable apartments for rent in Rocky Point, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Rocky Point, New York

Rocky Point features 15 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 Rocky Point, New York

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rocky Point, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Rocky Point landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Rocky Point.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rocky Point, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,793 and $2,191.

2020 Rocky Point, 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 $1,298 $1,624 $1,992 $2,563 $2,858
Payment Standard Range $1,168 to $1,428 $1,462 to $1,786 $1,793 to $2,191 $2,307 to $2,819 $2,572 to $3,144

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Rocky Point, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 15
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 15
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 14.01%
Average Renter Household Size 2.41
Average Household Size 2.92
Median Household Income $91,661 ±$5,093
Median Rent $1,413 ±$371
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.23% ± 16.16pp
Total Population 13,593

Population and Household Demographics

Rocky Point is a city in Suffolk County, New York with a population of 13,593. There are 4,646 households in the city with an average household size of 2.92 persons. 14.01% of households in Rocky Point are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rocky Point

The median gross income for households in Rocky Point is $91,661 a year, or $7,638 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,413 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rocky Point, a household making less than $4,710 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.23% of households who rent are overburdened in Rocky Point.

Area Median Income In Rocky Point

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 Rocky Point, the AMI is calculated from all households within Suffolk County.

In Rocky Point, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $126,600

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 Rocky Point

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 Rocky Point

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $26,600 $30,400 $34,200 $38,000 $41,050 $44,100 $47,150 $50,200
50% of Median $44,350 $50,650 $57,000 $63,300 $68,400 $73,450 $78,500 $83,600
80% of Median $65,050 $74,350 $83,650 $92,900 $100,350 $107,800 $115,200 $122,650