Affordable Housing In Williamsville
Erie County, New York

Affordable Housing programs support 251 income based apartments in Williamsville where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 149 affordable apartments in Williamsville that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Williamsville, New York

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Williamsville. Go to the New York Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Williamsville.

Village Square Apartments

5403 Main Street
Williamsville, New York
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted

Jewish Federation Apartments

275 Essjay Rd
Williamsville, New York
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

St Marys Commons

400 Mill St
Williamsville, New York
Affordable

People Community Housing Development Cor

1219 N Forest Rd
Williamsville, New York
Affordable
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Public Housing Agencies Serving Williamsville, 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Rental Assistance Corporation of Buffalo Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the New York Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Williamsville.

Williamsville, New York Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Williamsville, New York

Williamsville features 251 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 Williamsville, New York

There are 149 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Williamsville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Williamsville, New York

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Williamsville, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $962 and $1,176.

2023 Williamsville, 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
Williamsville, New York Fair Market Rent $869 $908 $1,069 $1,309 $1,470
Williamsville, New York Payment Standard Range $782 to $956 $817 to $999 $962 to $1,176 $1,178 to $1,440 $1,323 to $1,617

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Williamsville, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 400
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 251
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.78%
Average Renter Household Size 1.51
Average Household Size 1.97
Median Household Income $59,149 ±$4,687
Median Rent $861 ±$49
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 29.39% ± 10.16pp
Total Population 5,269

Population and Household Demographics

Williamsville is a city in Erie County, New York with a population of 5,269. There are 2,549 households in the city with an average household size of 1.97 persons. 39.78% of households in Williamsville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Williamsville

The median gross income for households in Williamsville is $59,149 a year, or $4,929 a month. The median rent for the city is $861 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Williamsville, a household making less than $2,870 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.39% of households who rent are overburdened in Williamsville.

Area Median Income In Williamsville

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 Williamsville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Erie County.

In Williamsville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $87,700

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 Williamsville

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 Williamsville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Williamsville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,450 $21,050 $23,700 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Williamsville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,700 $35,100 $39,500 $43,850 $47,400 $50,900 $54,400 $57,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Williamsville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,150 $56,150 $63,150 $70,150 $75,800 $81,400 $87,000 $92,600