Affordable Housing In Tuckahoe
Suffolk County, New York

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Tuckahoe

Marble Hall

100 Columbus Ave
Tuckahoe, New York
Subsidized

Sanford Gardens

4 Union Pl
Tuckahoe, New York
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Housing Authorities that serve Tuckahoe

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Tuckahoe, New York

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 285 affordable apartments for rent in Tuckahoe, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Tuckahoe, New York

Tuckahoe features 285 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 Tuckahoe, New York

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Tuckahoe, New York

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Tuckahoe, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,793 and $2,191.

2020 Tuckahoe, 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 $1,298 $1,624 $1,992 $2,563 $2,858
Payment Standard Range $1,168 to $1,428 $1,462 to $1,786 $1,793 to $2,191 $2,307 to $2,819 $2,572 to $3,144

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Tuckahoe, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 285
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 285
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.85%
Average Renter Household Size 2.42
Average Household Size 2.45
Median Household Income $101,484 ±$37,169
Median Rent $1,710 ±$114
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 80.41% ± 50.94pp
Total Population 1,169

Population and Household Demographics

Tuckahoe is a City in Suffolk County, New York with a population of 1,169. There are 444 households in the city with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 21.85% of households in Tuckahoe are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tuckahoe

The median gross income for households in Tuckahoe is $101,484 a year, or $8,457 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,710 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tuckahoe, a household making less than $5,700 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 80.41% of households who rent are overburdened in Tuckahoe.1

Area Median Income In Tuckahoe

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

In Tuckahoe, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $124,000

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 Tuckahoe

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 Tuckahoe

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $26,050 $29,800 $33,500 $37,200 $40,200 $43,200 $46,150 $49,150
50% of Median $43,400 $49,600 $55,800 $62,000 $67,000 $71,950 $76,900 $81,850
80% of Median $62,300 $71,200 $80,100 $88,950 $96,100 $103,200 $110,300 $117,450