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Affordable Housing In Westchester County
New York

175 Low Income Apartment Communities In Westchester County

Broadway Terrace Apartments

182 N Broadway
Yonkers, New York
Income Based
Studio-2 BR
Subsidized

Pinecrest Manor

1100 Amuso Drive
Mount Kisco, New York
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Bridleside Apartments

70 Bridleside Lane
North Salem, New York
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

The Prelude at Brookfield Commons

301 Quarropas St
White Plains, New York
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Dorado Apartments

160 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, New York
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Schoolhouse Terrace at The Ridgeway

33 Ashburn Ave
Yonkers, New York
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Crossroads at Baldwin Place for Seniors

54 Route 6
Somers, New York
Income Based
1-2 BR
55+

Crossroads at Baldwin Place

54 Route 6
Somers, New York
Income Based
2 BR

322 Kear Street

322 Kear Street
Yorktown, New York
Income Based
1-2 BR

Greater Centennial Homes

103 W 5th St
Mount Vernon, New York
Income Based
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Westchester County

Housing Authority Programs
Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
CVR New York Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
White Plains Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Westchester County, New York

There are 175 low income housing apartment communities offering 16,645 affordable apartments for rent in Westchester County, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Westchester County, New York

Westchester County features 10,408 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 Westchester County, New York

There are 6,163 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Westchester County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Westchester County, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Westchester County landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Westchester County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Westchester County, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,778 and $2,173.

2020 Westchester 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 $1,399 $1,641 $1,975 $2,543 $2,855
Payment Standard Range $1,259 to $1,539 $1,477 to $1,805 $1,778 to $2,173 $2,289 to $2,797 $2,570 to $3,141

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Westchester County, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 175
Total Low Income Apartments 16,645
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 10,408
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.52%
Average Renter Household Size 2.60
Average Household Size 2.75
Median Household Income $83,958 ±$1,045
Median Rent $1,364 ±$12
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.71% ± 1.06pp
Total Population 967,315

Population and Household Demographics

Westchester County is a county in New York with a population of 967,315. There are 341,866 households in the county with an average household size of 2.75 persons. 38.52% of households in Westchester County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Westchester County

The median gross income for households in Westchester County is $83,958 a year, or $6,997 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,364 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Westchester County, a household making less than $4,547 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.71% of households who rent are overburdened in Westchester County.

Area Median Income In Westchester 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 Westchester County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $125,800

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 Westchester 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 Westchester County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $23,900 $27,300 $30,700 $34,100 $36,850 $39,600 $42,300 $45,050
50% of Median $39,800 $45,500 $51,200 $56,850 $61,400 $65,950 $70,500 $75,050
80% of Median $63,700 $72,800 $81,900 $90,950 $98,250 $105,550 $112,800 $120,100

Cities In Westchester County

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City Served By
Ardsley The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ardsley are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Armonk The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Armonk are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Bedford The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bedford are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York, White Plains Housing Authority and Town of Yorktown Housing Choice Voucher Office.
Bedford Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bedford Hills are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Briarcliff Manor The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Briarcliff Manor are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Bronxville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bronxville are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Buchanan The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Buchanan are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York, White Plains Housing Authority and Town of Yorktown Housing Choice Voucher Office.
Chappaqua The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Chappaqua are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Cortlandt The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cortlandt are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York, White Plains Housing Authority and Town of Yorktown Housing Choice Voucher Office.
Crompond The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Crompond are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Croton-on-Hudson The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Croton-on-Hudson are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York, White Plains Housing Authority and Town of Yorktown Housing Choice Voucher Office.
Crugers The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Crugers are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Dobbs Ferry The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dobbs Ferry are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Eastchester The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Eastchester are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Elmsford The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Elmsford are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Fairview The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fairview are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Golden's Bridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Golden's Bridge are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Greenburgh The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Greenburgh are the Greenburgh Housing Authority, Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Greenville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Greenville are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Harrison The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Harrison are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Hartsdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hartsdale are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Hastings on hudson The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hastings on hudson are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Hastings-on-Hudson The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hastings-on-Hudson are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Hawthorne The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hawthorne are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Heritage Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Heritage Hills are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Irvington The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Irvington are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Jefferson Valley Yorktown The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Jefferson Valley Yorktown are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Jefferson Valley-Yorktown The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Jefferson Valley-Yorktown are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Katonah The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Katonah are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Lake Mohegan The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lake Mohegan are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Larchmont The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Larchmont are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Lewisboro The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lewisboro are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Lincolndale The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lincolndale are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Mamaroneck The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mamaroneck are the Village of Mamaroneck HA, Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Montrose The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Montrose are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Mount Kisco The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mount Kisco are the Mount Kisco Housing Authority, Village of Mount Kisco, Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York, White Plains Housing Authority and Town of Yorktown Housing Choice Voucher Office.
Mount Pleasant The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mount Pleasant are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Mount Vernon The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mount Vernon are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
New Castle The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve New Castle are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
New Rochelle The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve New Rochelle are the New Rochelle Municipal Housing Authority, The City of New Rochelle PHA, Village of Pelham HA, Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
North Castle The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve North Castle are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
North Salem The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve North Salem are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York, White Plains Housing Authority and Town of Yorktown Housing Choice Voucher Office.
Ossining The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ossining are the Village of Ossining Section 8 Program, Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York, White Plains Housing Authority and Town of Yorktown Housing Choice Voucher Office.
Peekskill The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Peekskill are the Peekskill Housing Authority, City of Peekskill, Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York, White Plains Housing Authority and Town of Yorktown Housing Choice Voucher Office.
Pelham The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pelham are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Pelham Manor The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pelham Manor are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Pleasantville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pleasantville are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Port Chester The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Port Chester are the Port Chester Housing Authority, Village of Port Chester, Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Pound Ridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pound Ridge are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Rye The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rye are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Rye Brook The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rye Brook are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Scarsdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Scarsdale are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Scotts Corners The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Scotts Corners are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Shenorock The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Shenorock are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Shrub Oak The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Shrub Oak are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Sleepy Hollow The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sleepy Hollow are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Somers The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Somers are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York, White Plains Housing Authority and Town of Yorktown Housing Choice Voucher Office.
Tarrytown The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Tarrytown are the Tarrytown Municipal Housing Authority, Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Thornwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Thornwood are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Tuckahoe The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Tuckahoe are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Valhalla The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Valhalla are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Verplanck The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Verplanck are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
White Plains The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve White Plains are the White Plains Housing Authority, City of White Plains Comm Dev Prog, Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority and CVR New York.
Yonkers The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Yonkers are the Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers, Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.
Yorktown The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Yorktown are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York, White Plains Housing Authority and Town of Yorktown Housing Choice Voucher Office.
Yorktown Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Yorktown Heights are the Town of Mamaroneck Housing Authority, CVR New York and White Plains Housing Authority.