Affordable Housing In Wellsville
Allegany County, New York

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Wellsville

Brookhaven

689 Trapping Brook Road
Wellsville, NY
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
HCV Welcome

Colony Park

95 Johnson St
Wellsville, NY
Subsidized

Wellsville Senior Housing

152 Pine St
Wellsville, NY
HCV Welcome

Merriam Heights Apartments

200 Merriam Hts
Wellsville, NY
Subsidized

State of New York

School St
Wellsville, NY
HCV Welcome

Wellsville Woods

100 Merriam Hts
Wellsville, NY
HCV Welcome
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Wellsville, New York

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 232 affordable apartments for rent in Wellsville, New York. Wellsville features 120 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 112 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wellsville.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Wellsville, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 232
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 120
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Wellsville is a City in Allegany County, New York with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Wellsville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wellsville

The median gross income for households in Wellsville is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Wellsville

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 Wellsville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Allegany County.

In Wellsville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,600

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 Wellsville

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 Wellsville HUD Rental Assistance in Wellsville

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,900 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $23,200 $26,500 $29,800 $33,100 $35,750 $38,400 $41,050 $43,700
80% of Median $37,100 $42,400 $47,700 $52,950 $57,200 $61,450 $65,700 $69,900
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Wellsville

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1994 to 2005, 4 low income apartment communities containing 112 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Wellsville 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 Wellsville

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $23,200 $26,500 $29,800 $33,100 $35,750 $38,400 $41,050 $43,700
60% of Median $27,840 $31,800 $35,760 $39,720 $42,900 $46,080 $49,260 $52,440

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 Wellsville is $35,760 a year, or $2,980 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,980 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $894 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
50% $580 $621 $745 $861 $960 $1,059
60% $696 $746 $894 $1,033 $1,152 $1,271
Fair Market Rents in Wellsville

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.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$541 $583 $714 $923 $1,099