Affordable Housing In Solvay
Onondaga County, New York

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Solvay

Solvay Apartments

200 Russet Ln
Solvay, New York
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Solvay, New York

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 50 affordable apartments for rent in Solvay, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Solvay, New York

Solvay features 50 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 Solvay, New York

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Solvay, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Solvay landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Solvay.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Solvay, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $869 and $1,063.

2022 Solvay, 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
Solvay, New York Fair Market Rent $694 $781 $966 $1,198 $1,390
Solvay, New York Payment Standard Range $625 to $763 $703 to $859 $869 to $1,063 $1,078 to $1,318 $1,251 to $1,529

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Solvay, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 50
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 50
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 44.85%
Average Renter Household Size 2.16
Average Household Size 2.23
Median Household Income $41,944 ±$3,532
Median Rent $620 ±$45
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.87% ± 9.19pp
Total Population 6,490

Population and Household Demographics

Solvay is a city in Onondaga County, New York with a population of 6,490. There are 2,896 households in the city with an average household size of 2.23 persons. 44.85% of households in Solvay are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Solvay

The median gross income for households in Solvay is $41,944 a year, or $3,495 a month. The median rent for the city is $620 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Solvay, a household making less than $2,067 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.87% of households who rent are overburdened in Solvay.

Area Median Income In Solvay

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 Solvay, the AMI is calculated from all households within Onondaga County.

In Solvay, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $91,100

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 Solvay

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 Solvay

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Solvay AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,700 $21,350 $24,000 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Solvay AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$31,150 $35,600 $40,050 $44,450 $48,050 $51,600 $55,150 $58,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Solvay AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,800 $56,900 $64,000 $71,100 $76,800 $82,500 $88,200 $93,900