Jacobs Hill

2500 Jacobs Hill Rd
Cortlandt, New York
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

South Fulton Rehabilitation

231 S Fulton Ave
Mount Vernon, New York
Rent Assisted

Bracey Apartments

345 Main St
New Rochelle, New York

La Rochelle Manor

111 Lockwood Ave
New Rochelle, New York
Rent Assisted

Willow Gardens

New Rochelle, New York
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There are 6,515 low-income apartments in Westchester County that offer reduced rents to eligible households. Low-income rents in Westchester County, New York can range from $1,790 to $1,790 depending on the number of bedrooms.

Rental assistance programs support 10,847 low-income homes in Westchester County where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $507 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on December 16th, 2022. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Westchester County, 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.

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
Go to the New York Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Westchester County.

Westchester County, New York Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Westchester County, New York

Westchester County features 10,847 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 6,515 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 $1,826 and $2,232.

2023 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
Westchester County, New York Fair Market Rent $1,436 $1,669 $2,029 $2,515 $2,782
Westchester County, New York Payment Standard Range $1,292 to $1,580 $1,502 to $1,836 $1,826 to $2,232 $2,264 to $2,767 $2,504 to $3,060

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Westchester County, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 193
Total Low Income Apartments 17,541
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 10,847
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 $151,400

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

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Westchester County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$30,850 $35,250 $39,650 $44,050 $47,600 $51,100 $54,650 $58,150
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Westchester County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$51,400 $58,750 $66,100 $73,400 $79,300 $85,150 $91,050 $96,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Westchester County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$66,750 $76,250 $85,800 $95,300 $102,950 $110,550 $118,200 $125,800