Affordable Housing In Wesley Hills
Rockland County, New York

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Wesley Hills, New York

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Wesley Hills, New York

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Guide To Affordable Housing in Wesley Hills, New York

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Wesley Hills, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Wesley Hills, New York

Wesley Hills 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 Wesley Hills, New York

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wesley Hills, New York

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wesley Hills, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,823 and $2,229.

2022 Wesley Hills, 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
Wesley Hills, New York Fair Market Rent $1,747 $1,778 $2,026 $2,556 $2,747
Wesley Hills, New York Payment Standard Range $1,572 to $1,922 $1,600 to $1,956 $1,823 to $2,229 $2,300 to $2,812 $2,472 to $3,022

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Wesley Hills, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 7.19%
Average Renter Household Size 4.58
Average Household Size 3.72
Median Household Income $107,660 ±$12,054
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.34% ± 39.61pp
Total Population 5,820

Population and Household Demographics

Wesley Hills is a city in Rockland County, New York with a population of 5,820. There are 1,544 households in the city with an average household size of 3.72 persons. 7.19% of households in Wesley Hills are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wesley Hills

The median gross income for households in Wesley Hills is $107,660 a year, or $8,972 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wesley Hills, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.34% of households who rent are overburdened in Wesley Hills.

Area Median Income In Wesley Hills

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 Wesley Hills, the AMI is calculated from all households within Rockland County.

In Wesley Hills, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $113,000

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 Wesley Hills

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 Wesley Hills

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Wesley Hills AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$25,100 $28,650 $32,250 $35,800 $38,700 $41,550 $44,400 $47,300
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Wesley Hills AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$41,800 $47,750 $53,700 $59,650 $64,450 $69,200 $74,000 $78,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Wesley Hills AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$66,850 $76,400 $85,950 $95,450 $103,100 $110,750 $118,400 $126,000