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Affordable Housing In Silver Springs
Wyoming County, New York

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Silver Springs

Meadowview Apartments

125 E Perry Ave
Silver Springs, New York
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Silver Springs, New York

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 24 affordable apartments for rent in Silver Springs, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Silver Springs, New York

Silver Springs 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 Silver Springs, New York

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Silver Springs.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Silver Springs, New York

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Silver Springs, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $681 and $833.

2021 Silver Springs, 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
Silver Springs, New York Fair Market Rent $522 $574 $757 $1,015 $1,027
Silver Springs, New York Payment Standard Range $470 to $574 $517 to $631 $681 to $833 $914 to $1,117 $924 to $1,130

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Silver Springs, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 24
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.51%
Average Renter Household Size 1.91
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $39,519 ±$8,740
Median Rent $591 ±$134
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.61% ± 18.43pp
Total Population 951

Population and Household Demographics

Silver Springs is a city in Wyoming County, New York with a population of 951. There are 379 households in the city with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 33.51% of households in Silver Springs are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Silver Springs

The median gross income for households in Silver Springs is $39,519 a year, or $3,293 a month. The median rent for the city is $591 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Silver Springs, a household making less than $1,970 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.61% of households who rent are overburdened in Silver Springs.

Area Median Income In Silver Springs

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 Silver Springs, the AMI is calculated from all households within Wyoming County.

In Silver Springs, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,700

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 Silver Springs

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 Silver Springs

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Silver Springs AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,850 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Silver Springs AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,750 $28,300 $31,850 $35,350 $38,200 $41,050 $43,850 $46,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Silver Springs AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$39,600 $45,250 $50,900 $56,550 $61,100 $65,600 $70,150 $74,650