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Affordable Housing In South Fallsburg
Sullivan County, New York

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In South Fallsburg

Main Street House

62 Main St
South Fallsburg, New York
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1-3 BR

South Fallsburgh Manor Apartments

1 Whittaker Rd
South Fallsburg, New York
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Housing Authorities that serve South Fallsburg

Housing Authority Programs
PathStone Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in South Fallsburg, New York

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 26 affordable apartments for rent in South Fallsburg, New York.

Income Based Apartments in South Fallsburg, New York

South Fallsburg 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 South Fallsburg, New York

There are 26 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in South Fallsburg.

Housing Choice Vouchers in South Fallsburg, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay South Fallsburg landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in South Fallsburg.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in South Fallsburg, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $900 and $1,100.

2020 South Fallsburg, 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
Fair Market Rent $652 $806 $1,000 $1,259 $1,384
Payment Standard Range $587 to $717 $725 to $887 $900 to $1,100 $1,133 to $1,385 $1,246 to $1,522

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

South Fallsburg, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 26
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 71.94%
Average Renter Household Size 4.12
Average Household Size 3.94
Median Household Income $32,022 ±$9,210
Median Rent $899 ±$125
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.44% ± 15.13pp
Total Population 3,571

Population and Household Demographics

South Fallsburg is a city in Sullivan County, New York with a population of 3,571. There are 898 households in the city with an average household size of 3.94 persons. 71.94% of households in South Fallsburg are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in South Fallsburg

The median gross income for households in South Fallsburg is $32,022 a year, or $2,669 a month. The median rent for the city is $899 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In South Fallsburg, a household making less than $2,997 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.44% of households who rent are overburdened in South Fallsburg.

Area Median Income In South Fallsburg

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 South Fallsburg, the AMI is calculated from all households within Sullivan County.

In South Fallsburg, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,500

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 South Fallsburg

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 South Fallsburg

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,900 $18,150 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,450 $30,200 $34,000 $37,750 $40,800 $43,800 $46,850 $49,850
80% of Median $42,300 $48,350 $54,400 $60,400 $65,250 $70,100 $74,900 $79,750