Affordable Housing In Wallkill
Ulster County, New York

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Wallkill

Two Plus Four Construction Co.

189 Third St
Wallkill, NY
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Wallkill

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Wallkill, New York

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 24 affordable apartments for rent in Wallkill, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Wallkill, New York

Wallkill 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 Wallkill, New York

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wallkill.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wallkill, New York

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

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

2020 Wallkill, 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.

Wallkill, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 24
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 44.32%
Average Renter Household Size 1.73
Average Household Size 2.56
Median Household Income $71,701 ±$11,044
Median Rent $953 ±$35
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 61.92% ± 18.49pp
Total Population 2,227

Population and Household Demographics

Wallkill is a City in Ulster County, New York with a population of 2,227. There are 871 households in the city with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 44.32% of households in Wallkill are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wallkill

The median gross income for households in Wallkill is $71,701 a year, or $5,975 a month. The median rent for the city is $953 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wallkill, a household making less than $3,177 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 61.92% of households who rent are overburdened in Wallkill.1

Area Median Income In Wallkill

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 Wallkill, the AMI is calculated from all households within Ulster County.

In Wallkill, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $83,300

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 Wallkill

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 Wallkill HUD Rental Assistance in Wallkill

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,500 $20,000 $22,500 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $29,200 $33,350 $37,500 $41,650 $45,000 $48,350 $51,650 $55,000
80% of Median $46,700 $53,350 $60,000 $66,650 $72,000 $77,350 $82,650 $88,000