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Affordable Housing In West Hurley
Ulster County, New York

Housing Authorities that serve West Hurley

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in West Hurley, New York

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

Income Based Apartments in West Hurley, New York

West Hurley 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 West Hurley, New York

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in West Hurley, New York

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

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

2020 West Hurley, 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.

West Hurley, 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 12.62%
Average Renter Household Size 2.18
Average Household Size 2.18
Median Household Income $54,656 ±$8,986
Median Rent $1,105 ±$167
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 68.38% ± 35.86pp
Total Population 2,034

Population and Household Demographics

West Hurley is a city in Ulster County, New York with a population of 2,034. There are 927 households in the city with an average household size of 2.18 persons. 12.62% of households in West Hurley are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in West Hurley

The median gross income for households in West Hurley is $54,656 a year, or $4,555 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,105 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In West Hurley, a household making less than $3,683 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 68.38% of households who rent are overburdened in West Hurley.

Area Median Income In West Hurley

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

In West Hurley, 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 West Hurley

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 West Hurley

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