Ithaca Housing Authority

798-800 South Plain Street, Ithaca, NY, 14850
(607)273-8629



Tompkins County

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About Ithaca Housing Authority

Welcome to the Ithaca Housing Authority. As one of the leading housing authorities in New York State, our agency provides quality and affordable housing for over 1,200 families. We provide basic needs for the most vulnerable members of our community. Our staff consists of dedicated management and housing professionals. IHA continues to play a vital role in maintaining the health of our community by building strong public and private partnerships, maintaining a high standard of property maintenance, and helping low-income families move toward economic self-sufficiency. Through our website we will provide you with insight into the operations and activities of the Agency. We hope you will be enlightened by our programs and services. We appreciate your questions and comments.


Mission Statement

The mission of the Housing Authority (IHA) of the City of Ithaca, NY, is to operate a socially and financially sound agency that assists area low income families and individuals with safe, decent, and affordable housing opportunities and related services as they strive to achieve self-sufficiency and improve the quality of their lives. The IHA is committed to operating in an efficient, ethical, and professional manner. The IHA will create and maintain partnerships with its clients and appropriate community agencies in order to accomplish this mission.

Program Summary for Ithaca Housing Authority

Ithaca Housing Authority is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Ithaca Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 341 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Ithaca Housing Authority administered a total of 992 Section 8 Vouchers. Ithaca Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Ithaca Housing Authority is located at 798-800 South Plain Street, Ithaca, NY, 14850 and serves the city of Ithaca. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Ithaca Housing Authority at, (607)273-8629 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Ithaca Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 2
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 992
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 341
Waiting list for the Ithaca Housing Authority is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Tompkins County, NY

HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for Tompkins County, NY:

Median Income
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Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $25,700
  • $29,400
  • $33,050
  • $36,700
  • $39,650
  • $42,600
  • $45,550
  • $48,450
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $15,400
  • $17,600
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $41,100
  • $47,000
  • $52,850
  • $58,700
  • $63,400
  • $68,100
  • $72,800
  • $77,500

2017 Fair Market Rents for Tompkins County, NY

Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for Tompkins County, NY:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$842 $911 $1071 $1383 $1750



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Cortland Housing Assistance Council, Inc. Cortland Housing Assistance Council, Inc. Cortland NY 3,040 1,356 Open 20.09 Miles Contact
Horseheads, Village Horseheads, Village Elmira Heights NY 616 661 Open 26.52 Miles Contact
Elmira Housing Authority Elmira Housing Authority Elmira NY N/A N/A Open 28.34 Miles Contact
Elmira Housing Authority Elmira Housing Authority Elmira NY 59 N/A Open 28.34 Miles Contact
Town of Union Town of Union Endwell NY N/A N/A Open 33.22 Miles Contact
Auburn Housing Authority Auburn Housing Authority Auburn NY 394 50 Open 33.74 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Ithaca Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
341
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Tompkins County Quick Facts

Population: 104,691
Persons Per Household: 2.31
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 36%
Homeownership Rate: 56.3%
Housing Units: 41,802
Yearly Income Per Person: $27,418
Median Household Income: $51,393