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Affordable Housing In Ulster County
New York

38 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ulster County

Ulster Scattered Sites

79 Abeel St
Kingston, New York
Accepts Vouchers

Glusker Gardens

93 Center St
Ellenville, New York
Subsidized

Two Plus Four Construction Co.

189 Third St
Wallkill, New York
Accepts Vouchers

Huegenot Park Apartments

45 N Chestnut St
New Paltz, New York
Accepts Vouchers

The Mill at Saugerties

87 E Bridge St
Saugerties, New York
Accepts Vouchers

Jansen Ave

25 Jansen Ave
Kingston, New York
Accepts Vouchers

Gateways Apartments

107 Newkirk Ave
Kingston, New York
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Meadowbrook Farms

914 Meadowbrook Cir
New Paltz, New York

Housing Authorities that serve Ulster County

Housing Authority Programs
Rural Ulster Preservation Company Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Ulster County, New York

There are 38 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,931 affordable apartments for rent in Ulster County, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Ulster County, New York

Ulster County features 837 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 Ulster County, New York

There are 1,094 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ulster County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ulster County, New York

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ulster County, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,094 and $1,337.

2020 Ulster County, 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 $792 $967 $1,215 $1,563 $1,768
Payment Standard Range $713 to $871 $870 to $1,064 $1,094 to $1,337 $1,407 to $1,719 $1,591 to $1,945

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Ulster County, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 38
Total Low Income Apartments 1,931
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 837
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.04%
Average Renter Household Size 2.16
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $58,918 ±$1,428
Median Rent $1,013 ±$20
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 55.61% ± 2.76pp
Total Population 181,300

Population and Household Demographics

Ulster County is a county in New York with a population of 181,300. There are 69,474 households in the county with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 31.04% of households in Ulster County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ulster County

The median gross income for households in Ulster County is $58,918 a year, or $4,910 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,013 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ulster County, a household making less than $3,377 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55.61% of households who rent are overburdened in Ulster County.

Area Median Income In Ulster 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 Ulster County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $83,700

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 Ulster 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 HUD Rental Assistance in Ulster County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,600 $20,100 $22,600 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $29,300 $33,500 $37,700 $41,850 $45,200 $48,550 $51,900 $55,250
80% of Median $46,900 $53,600 $60,300 $66,950 $72,350 $77,700 $83,050 $88,400

Cities In Ulster County

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City Served By
Accord The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Accord is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Clintondale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clintondale is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Cragsmoor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cragsmoor is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Denning The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Denning is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
East Kingston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Kingston is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Ellenville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ellenville are the Ellenville Housing Authority and Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Esopus The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Esopus is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Gardiner The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gardiner is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Glasco The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Glasco is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Hardenburgh The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hardenburgh is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
High Falls The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves High Falls is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Highland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Highland is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Hillside The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hillside is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Hurley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hurley is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Kerhonkson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kerhonkson is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Kingston The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kingston are the Kingston Housing Authority and Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Lake Katrine The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Katrine is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Lincoln Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lincoln Park is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Lloyd The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lloyd is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Malden on Hudson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Malden on Hudson is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Malden-on-Hudson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Malden-on-Hudson is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Marbletown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marbletown is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Marlboro The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marlboro is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Marlborough The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marlborough is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Milton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Milton is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Napanoch The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Napanoch is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
New Paltz The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Paltz is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Olive The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Olive is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Phoenicia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Phoenicia is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Pine Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pine Hill is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Plattekill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Plattekill is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Port Ewen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Port Ewen is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Rifton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rifton is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Rosendale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rosendale is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Rosendale Hamlet The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rosendale Hamlet is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Saugerties The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Saugerties are the Town of Saugerties P H A and Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Saugerties South The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Saugerties South is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Shandaken The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shandaken is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Shawangunk The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shawangunk is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Shokan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shokan is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Stone Ridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stone Ridge is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Tillson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tillson is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Ulster The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ulster is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Walker Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Walker Valley is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Wallkill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wallkill is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Watchtower The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Watchtower is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Wawarsing The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wawarsing is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
West Hurley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Hurley is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Woodstock The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodstock is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.
Zena The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Zena is the Rural Ulster Preservation Company.