Town of Amherst

1195 Main St., Buffalo, NY, 14209
(716)884-7791



Erie County

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About Town of Amherst



Program Summary for Town of Amherst

Town of Amherst is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Town of Amherst manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Town of Amherst administered a total of 33 Section 8 Vouchers. Town of Amherst currently has Section 8 as its program type. Town of Amherst is located at 1195 Main St., Buffalo, NY, 14209 and serves the city of Buffalo. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Town of Amherst at, (716)884-7791 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Town of Amherst compared nationally Large
Last Updated 11/29/2014
Total Numbers of Communities N/A
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 33
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units N/A
Waiting list for the Town of Amherst is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Erie 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 Erie 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
  • $23,600
  • $26,950
  • $30,300
  • $33,650
  • $36,350
  • $39,050
  • $41,750
  • $44,450
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $14,150
  • $16,200
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $37,700
  • $43,100
  • $48,500
  • $53,850
  • $58,200
  • $62,500
  • $66,800
  • $71,100

2017 Fair Market Rents for Erie 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 Erie County, NY:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$658 $666 $810 $1029 $1189



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Belmont Housing Resources for WNY Belmont Housing Resources for WNY Buffalo NY 623 N/A Open 0.03 Miles Contact
Rental Assistance Corporation of Buffalo Rental Assistance Corporation of Buffalo Buffalo NY N/A N/A Closed 0.6 Miles Contact
Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority Buffalo NY 472 4,332 Open 2.2 Miles Contact
Kenmore Housing Authority Kenmore Housing Authority Kenmore NY N/A N/A Open 3.67 Miles Contact
Lackawanna Municipal Housing Authority Lackawanna Municipal Housing Authority Lackawanna NY N/A N/A Open 6.05 Miles Contact
Niagara Falls Housing Authority Niagara Falls Housing Authority Niagara Falls NY 315 85 Open 16.08 Miles Contact

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Town of Amherst Program Type:
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Erie County Quick Facts

Population: 922,835
Persons Per Household: 2.34
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 37.9%
Homeownership Rate: 65.3%
Housing Units: 419,337
Yearly Income Per Person: $27,978
Median Household Income: $50,653