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Affordable Housing In Trumansburg
Tompkins County, New York

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Trumansburg

Juniper Manor

24 Elm St
Trumansburg, New York

Trumansburg Country Estates

1110 Parkside Dr
Trumansburg, New York

Trumansburg Country Est

110 Parkside Dr
Trumansburg, New York

Juniper Manor II

20 Elm St
Trumansburg, New York
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Trumansburg, New York

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 108 affordable apartments for rent in Trumansburg, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Trumansburg, New York

Trumansburg features 40 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 Trumansburg, New York

There are 68 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Trumansburg.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Trumansburg, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Trumansburg landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Trumansburg.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Trumansburg, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,142 and $1,396.

2021 Trumansburg, 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
Trumansburg, New York Fair Market Rent $980 $1,048 $1,269 $1,619 $1,812
Trumansburg, New York Payment Standard Range $882 to $1,078 $943 to $1,153 $1,142 to $1,396 $1,457 to $1,781 $1,631 to $1,993

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Trumansburg, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 108
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 40
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.58%
Average Renter Household Size 2.09
Average Household Size 2.25
Median Household Income $47,955 ±$9,352
Median Rent $859 ±$176
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 57.14% ± 16.79pp
Total Population 1,637

Population and Household Demographics

Trumansburg is a city in Tompkins County, New York with a population of 1,637. There are 728 households in the city with an average household size of 2.25 persons. 35.58% of households in Trumansburg are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Trumansburg

The median gross income for households in Trumansburg is $47,955 a year, or $3,996 a month. The median rent for the city is $859 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Trumansburg, a household making less than $2,863 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 57.14% of households who rent are overburdened in Trumansburg.

Area Median Income In Trumansburg

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 Trumansburg, the AMI is calculated from all households within Tompkins County.

In Trumansburg, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $89,600

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 Trumansburg

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 Trumansburg

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Trumansburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,850 $21,550 $24,250 $26,900 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Trumansburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$31,400 $35,850 $40,350 $44,800 $48,400 $52,000 $55,600 $59,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Trumansburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$50,200 $57,400 $64,550 $71,700 $77,450 $83,200 $88,950 $94,650