Village of Green Island Housing & Section 8

75 Hudson Ave., Green Island, NY, 12180
(518)629-0368



Albany County

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About Village of Green Island Housing & Section 8

The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program under the Village of Green Island will perform the administration of this program.

The objectives of the Village of Green Island Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program are to provide decent, safe and sanitary housing to eligible families (as defined in HUD regulations) and individuals through rental subsidies and to assist them to become more self sufficient.

Emphasis will be placed on attracting families or individuals that may not be aware of potential eligibility for the program.


Mission Statement

The objectives of the Village of Green Island Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program are to provide decent, safe and sanitary housing to eligible families (as defined in HUD regulations) and individuals through rental subsidies and to assist them to become more self-sufficient.

Emphasis will be placed on attracting families or individuals who may not be aware of potential eligibility for the program. The various aspects of the program are explained to eligible applicants through use of either individual or group briefing sessions. The sessions are presented by Section 8 Program personnel who are knowledgeable in the field of social assistance, including housing, education, health employment, various social services, legal assistance, and maintenance and budgeting. Continuous assistance is provided to applicants from initial screening through the searching and leasing periods. Section 8 Program Personnel experienced in landlord-tenant relationships will conduct housing inspections and follow up.

Any Federal or Green Island Housing preferences will be publicized and placed in a prominent place in the Village Green Island Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program's office, as may be required by regulation.

Special outreach efforts will be made when unique problems are identified in communicating with families who would benefit from the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Programs. Some of these efforts may include the publication of aspects of the Voucher Programs in Senior Citizens' Bulletins and various Church bulletins. The Village of Green Island Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program may publish a newsletter and distribute it to owners and tenants. Section 8 Program Personnel will provide direct home outreach services to housebound individuals. Audio/visual aid will be available to disabled individuals.

Program Summary for Village of Green Island Housing & Section 8

Village of Green Island Housing & Section 8 is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Village of Green Island Housing & Section 8 manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Village of Green Island Housing & Section 8 administered a total of 46 Section 8 Vouchers. Village of Green Island Housing & Section 8 currently has Section 8 as its program type. Village of Green Island Housing & Section 8 is located at 75 Hudson Ave., Green Island, NY, 12180 and serves the city of Green Island. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Village of Green Island Housing & Section 8 at, (518)629-0368 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Village of Green Island Housing & Section 8 compared nationally Large
Last Updated 11/29/2014
Total Numbers of Communities N/A
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 46
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units N/A
Waiting list for the Village of Green Island Housing & Section 8 is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Albany 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 Albany 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
  • $28,700
  • $32,800
  • $36,900
  • $41,000
  • $44,300
  • $47,600
  • $50,850
  • $54,150
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $17,250
  • $19,700
  • $22,150
  • $24,600
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $45,950
  • $52,500
  • $59,050
  • $65,600
  • $70,850
  • $76,100
  • $81,350
  • $86,600

2017 Fair Market Rents for Albany 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 Albany County, NY:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$690 $817 $1006 $1259 $1387



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Watervliet Housing Authority Watervliet Housing Authority Watervliet NY 215 307 Open 0.74 Miles Contact
Troy Housing Authority (THA) Troy Housing Authority (THA) Troy NY 1,344 500 Open 1.02 Miles Contact
Cohoes Housing Authority Cohoes Housing Authority Cohoes NY N/A N/A Open 3.39 Miles Contact
NYS Housing Trust Fund Corporation NYS Housing Trust Fund Corporation Albany NY 46,381 N/A Open 6.32 Miles Contact
New York State Health Facilities Association (NYSHFA) New York State Health Facilities Association (NYSHFA) Albany, NY 316 N/A Open 6.91 Miles Contact
Albany Housing Authority Albany Housing Authority Albany NY 68 20 Open 7.55 Miles Contact

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Albany County Quick Facts

Population: 308,171
Persons Per Household: 2.35
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 43%
Homeownership Rate: 59.3%
Housing Units: 137,608
Yearly Income Per Person: $32,328
Median Household Income: $59,394