Affordable Housing In Sea Cliff
Nassau County, New York

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Sea Cliff, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Sea Cliff, New York

Housing Authority Programs
Village of Sea Cliff Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Nassau County Office of Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Sea Cliff, New York

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

Income Based Apartments in Sea Cliff, New York

Sea Cliff 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 Sea Cliff, New York

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Sea Cliff, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Sea Cliff landlords $1,200 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $700 towards rent in Sea Cliff.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sea Cliff, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,859 and $2,272.

2022 Sea Cliff, 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
Sea Cliff, New York Fair Market Rent $1,372 $1,695 $2,065 $2,642 $2,911
Sea Cliff, New York Payment Standard Range $1,235 to $1,509 $1,526 to $1,865 $1,859 to $2,272 $2,378 to $2,906 $2,620 to $3,202

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Sea Cliff, 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 28.11%
Average Renter Household Size 2.04
Average Household Size 2.56
Median Household Income $110,997 ±$6,710
Median Rent $1,645 ±$189
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.93% ± 16.99pp
Total Population 5,025

Population and Household Demographics

Sea Cliff is a city in Nassau County, New York with a population of 5,025. There are 1,935 households in the city with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 28.11% of households in Sea Cliff are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Sea Cliff

The median gross income for households in Sea Cliff is $110,997 a year, or $9,250 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,645 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sea Cliff, a household making less than $5,483 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.93% of households who rent are overburdened in Sea Cliff.

Area Median Income In Sea Cliff

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 Sea Cliff, the AMI is calculated from all households within Nassau County.

In Sea Cliff, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $129,900

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 Sea Cliff

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 Sea Cliff

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Sea Cliff AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $38,950 $42,100 $45,200 $48,300 $51,450
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Sea Cliff AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$45,500 $52,000 $58,500 $64,950 $70,150 $75,350 $80,550 $85,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Sea Cliff AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$66,450 $75,950 $85,450 $94,900 $102,500 $110,100 $117,700 $125,300