Who Qualifies For Section 8 In NY?
You must be 18 years of age or older, or an emancipated minor according to NYS law. Your household income must meet income guidelines set by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for New York City. Maximum income guidelines may not exceed the low-income limit as determined by HUD annually.
The program works as a rental subsidy that allows families to pay a reasonable amount of their income toward their rent. Eligible families will receive a voucher to begin searching for housing. Generally, families will pay no more than 40 percent of their adjusted monthly income toward their rent share.
About Section 8 - NYCHA - NYC.gov
Learn more about what information you must provide before applying for Section 8 on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) website....Income Limits.
Applicants - NYCHA - NYC.gov
The payments cover some or all of the voucher holder's rent. On average, each household will pay somewhere between 30% and 40% of its income on rent.
What You Need to Know About How Section 8 Really Works - ProPublica
Who qualifies for low-income housing in NY?
If you earn less than $58,450 annually in New York City, you may qualify for low-income housing. According to estimates released last month by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the median family income in the New York metro area is now $70,300.
NYC's 2018 income limits for affordable housing - Curbed NY