Ronkonkoma, New York Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 15 income based apartments in Ronkonkoma where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Ronkonkoma that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Ronkonkoma, New York

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

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Affordable Housing Near Ronkonkoma

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Ronkonkoma, 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
Community Development Corporation of Long Island Inc Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the New York Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Ronkonkoma.

Ronkonkoma, New York Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Ronkonkoma, New York

Ronkonkoma 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 Ronkonkoma, New York

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ronkonkoma, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Ronkonkoma landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $600 towards rent in Ronkonkoma.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ronkonkoma, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $2,067 and $2,527.

2023 Ronkonkoma, 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
Ronkonkoma, New York Fair Market Rent $1,536 $1,914 $2,297 $2,952 $3,245
Ronkonkoma, New York Payment Standard Range $1,382 to $1,690 $1,723 to $2,105 $2,067 to $2,527 $2,657 to $3,247 $2,921 to $3,570

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Ronkonkoma, 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 22.03%
Average Renter Household Size 2.39
Average Household Size 2.96
Median Household Income $85,788 ±$5,116
Median Rent $1,492 ±$85
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.99% ± 9.87pp
Total Population 18,634

Population and Household Demographics

Ronkonkoma is a city in Suffolk County, New York with a population of 18,634. There are 6,287 households in the city with an average household size of 2.96 persons. 22.03% of households in Ronkonkoma are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ronkonkoma

The median gross income for households in Ronkonkoma is $85,788 a year, or $7,149 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,492 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ronkonkoma, a household making less than $4,973 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.99% of households who rent are overburdened in Ronkonkoma.

Area Median Income In Ronkonkoma

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

In Ronkonkoma, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $146,400

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 Ronkonkoma

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 Ronkonkoma

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Ronkonkoma AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$30,550 $34,900 $39,250 $43,600 $47,100 $50,600 $54,100 $57,600
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Ronkonkoma AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$50,900 $58,150 $65,400 $72,650 $78,500 $84,300 $90,100 $95,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Ronkonkoma AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$67,450 $77,050 $86,700 $96,300 $104,050 $111,750 $119,450 $127,150