Affordable Housing In Saugerties
Ulster County, New York


Waiting List Openings In Saugerties

Waiting ListStatus
Rural Ulster Preservation Company Housing Choice Voucher Open Now

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Saugerties

Barclay Heights

13 Village Dr
Saugerties, NY
Subsidized

Saugerties Senior Citizens Housing

155 Main St
Saugerties, NY
Subsidized

Arc Apartments Inc

10 Cedar Ln
Saugerties, NY
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

The Birches at Saugerties

300 The Birches
Saugerties, NY
HCV Welcome

The Mill at Saugerties

87 E Bridge St
Saugerties, NY
HCV Welcome
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Housing Authorities that serve Saugerties

Housing Authority Programs
Town of Saugerties P H A Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Rural Ulster Preservation Company Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Saugerties, New York

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 332 affordable apartments for rent in Saugerties, New York. Saugerties features 183 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 149 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Saugerties.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Saugerties, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 332
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 183
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Saugerties is a City in Ulster County, New York with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Saugerties are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Saugerties

The median gross income for households in Saugerties is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Saugerties

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 Saugerties, the AMI is calculated from all households within Ulster County.

In Saugerties, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $83,300

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 Saugerties

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 Saugerties HUD Rental Assistance in Saugerties

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,500 $20,000 $22,500 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $29,200 $33,350 $37,500 $41,650 $45,000 $48,350 $51,650 $55,000
80% of Median $46,700 $53,350 $60,000 $66,650 $72,000 $77,350 $82,650 $88,000
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Saugerties

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 2000 to 2006, 2 low income apartment communities containing 149 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Saugerties by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Saugerties

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $29,200 $33,350 $37,500 $41,650 $45,000 $48,350 $51,650 $55,000
60% of Median $35,040 $40,020 $45,000 $49,980 $54,000 $58,020 $61,980 $66,000

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Saugerties is $45,000 a year, or $3,750 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,750 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $1,125 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $730 $782 $938 $1,083 $1,209 $1,333
60% $876 $938 $1,125 $1,300 $1,451 $1,600
Fair Market Rents in Saugerties

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$792 $967 $1,215 $1,563 $1,768