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Affordable Housing In Southampton
Suffolk County, New York

Housing Authorities that serve Southampton

Housing Authority Programs
Community Development Corporation of Long Island Inc Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Southampton, New York

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

Income Based Apartments in Southampton, New York

Southampton 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 Southampton, New York

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Southampton, New York

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Southampton, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,832 and $2,239.

2021 Southampton, 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 $1,343 $1,659 $2,035 $2,606 $2,896
Payment Standard Range $1,209 to $1,477 $1,493 to $1,825 $1,832 to $2,239 $2,345 to $2,867 $2,606 to $3,186

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Southampton, 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 27.2%
Average Renter Household Size 2.06
Average Household Size 2.21
Median Household Income $96,250 ±$22,125
Median Rent $1,574 ±$193
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.49% ± 15.14pp
Total Population 3,193

Population and Household Demographics

Southampton is a city in Suffolk County, New York with a population of 3,193. There are 1,320 households in the city with an average household size of 2.21 persons. 27.2% of households in Southampton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Southampton

The median gross income for households in Southampton is $96,250 a year, or $8,021 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,574 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Southampton, a household making less than $5,247 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.49% of households who rent are overburdened in Southampton.

Area Median Income In Southampton

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 Southampton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Suffolk County.

In Southampton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $126,600

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 Southampton

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 Southampton

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $26,600 $30,400 $34,200 $38,000 $41,050 $44,100 $47,150 $50,200
50% of Median $44,350 $50,650 $57,000 $63,300 $68,400 $73,450 $78,500 $83,600
80% of Median $65,050 $74,350 $83,650 $92,900 $100,350 $107,800 $115,200 $122,650