Affordable Housing In Wurtsboro
Sullivan County, New York

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Wurtsboro

Horizons at Wurtsboro

224 Sullivan St
Wurtsboro, NY
Accepts Vouchers
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Wurtsboro, New York

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 49 affordable apartments for rent in Wurtsboro, New York.

Income Based Apartments in Wurtsboro, New York

Wurtsboro 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 Wurtsboro, New York

There are 49 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wurtsboro.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wurtsboro, New York

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Wurtsboro landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Wurtsboro.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wurtsboro, New York for a two-bedroom apartment is between $900 and $1,100.

2020 Wurtsboro, 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 $652 $806 $1,000 $1,259 $1,384
Payment Standard Range $587 to $717 $725 to $887 $900 to $1,100 $1,133 to $1,385 $1,246 to $1,522

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Wurtsboro, NY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 49
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.45%
Average Renter Household Size 2.05
Average Household Size 2.23
Median Household Income $52,574 ±$7,475
Median Rent $849 ±$74
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47% ± 13.57pp
Total Population 1,131

Population and Household Demographics

Wurtsboro is a City in Sullivan County, New York with a population of 1,131. There are 507 households in the city with an average household size of 2.23 persons. 39.45% of households in Wurtsboro are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wurtsboro

The median gross income for households in Wurtsboro is $52,574 a year, or $4,381 a month. The median rent for the city is $849 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wurtsboro, a household making less than $2,830 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47% of households who rent are overburdened in Wurtsboro.1

Area Median Income In Wurtsboro

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 Wurtsboro, the AMI is calculated from all households within Sullivan County.

In Wurtsboro, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,800

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 Wurtsboro

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 Wurtsboro

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,750 $18,000 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $26,200 $29,950 $33,700 $37,400 $40,400 $43,400 $46,400 $49,400
80% of Median $41,900 $47,900 $53,900 $59,850 $64,650 $69,450 $74,250 $79,050