Affordable Housing In Sullivan County
29 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sullivan County
There are 29 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 1,542 affordable apartments for rent in Sullivan County. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with 806 apartments that set rent based on your income. In Sullivan County, HUD housing programs support 560 rental assistance apartments through programs like Project-based Section 8. There are 610 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are cheaper than market rate rents.
Housing Authorities that serve Sullivan County
|Pathstone Corporation||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Other Housing Authorities located in Sullivan County
|Woodridge Housing Authority||Public Housing|
|Monticello Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Sullivan County, New York
Sullivan County, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||29|
|Total Low Income Apartments||1,542|
|Total Rent Assisted Apartments||806|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||34.48%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.54|
|Average Household Size||2.54|
|Median Household Income||$50,710 ±$1,669|
|Median Rent||$841 ±$27|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||47.8% ± 3.9pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Sullivan County is a County in New York with a population of 76,330. There are 28,404 households in the county with an average household size of 2.54 persons. 34.48% of households in Sullivan County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Sullivan County
The median gross income for households in Sullivan County is $50,710 a year, or $4,226 a month. The median rent for the county is $841 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sullivan County, a household making less than $2,803 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.8% of households who rent are overburdened in Sullivan County.1
Area Median Income In Sullivan County
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.
In Sullivan County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,800
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 Sullivan County
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 Sullivan County HUD Rental Assistance in Sullivan County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$15,750||$18,000||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$34,590||$39,010||$43,430|
|50% of Median||$26,200||$29,950||$33,700||$37,400||$40,400||$43,400||$46,400||$49,400|
|80% of Median||$41,900||$47,900||$53,900||$59,850||$64,650||$69,450||$74,250||$79,050|
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Sullivan County
The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.
From 1994 to 2010, 11 low income apartment communities containing 575 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Sullivan County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.
If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.
Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.
Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Sullivan County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|60% of Median||$31,440||$35,940||$40,440||$44,880||$48,480||$52,080||$55,680||$59,280|
For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Sullivan County is $40,440 a year, or $3,370 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,370 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $1,011 a month.
Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.
|% of AMI||Studio||1 Bed||2 Bed||3 Bed||4 Bed||5 Bed|
Fair Market Rents in Sullivan County
Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.
2019 Fair Market Rents
|Studio||One BR||Two BR||Three BR||Four BR|
Cities In Sullivan County
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|Forestburgh||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Forestburgh is the Pathstone Corporation.|
|Liberty||5||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Liberty is the Pathstone Corporation.|
|Bethel||3||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bethel is the Pathstone Corporation.|
|Bloomingburg||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bloomingburg is the Pathstone Corporation.|
|Livingston Manor||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Livingston Manor is the Pathstone Corporation.|
|Lumberland||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lumberland is the Pathstone Corporation.|
|South Fallsburg||3||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Fallsburg is the Pathstone Corporation.|
|Monticello||7||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Monticello are the Monticello Housing Authority and Pathstone Corporation.|
|Wurtsboro||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wurtsboro is the Pathstone Corporation.|
|Delaware||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Delaware is the Pathstone Corporation.|
|Fallsburg||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fallsburg is the Pathstone Corporation.|
|Roscoe||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Roscoe is the Pathstone Corporation.|
|Callicoon||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Callicoon is the Pathstone Corporation.|
|Cochecton||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cochecton is the Pathstone Corporation.|
|Fremont||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fremont is the Pathstone Corporation.|
|Highland||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Highland is the Pathstone Corporation.|
|Hortonville||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hortonville is the Pathstone Corporation.|
|Jeffersonville||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jeffersonville is the Pathstone Corporation.|
|Mamakating||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mamakating is the Pathstone Corporation.|
|Narrowsburg||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Narrowsburg is the Pathstone Corporation.|
|Neversink||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Neversink is the Pathstone Corporation.|
|Rock Hill||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rock Hill is the Pathstone Corporation.|
|Rockland||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rockland is the Pathstone Corporation.|
|Smallwood||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Smallwood is the Pathstone Corporation.|
|Thompson||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Thompson is the Pathstone Corporation.|
|Tusten||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tusten is the Pathstone Corporation.|
|Woodridge||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodridge is the Pathstone Corporation.|