Rensselaer Housing Authority

85 Aiken Ave., Rensselaer, NY, 12144
(518)436-0230



Rensselaer County

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About Rensselaer Housing Authority

The Division of Housing and Community Renewal is responsible for the supervision, maintenance and development of affordable low- and moderate-income housing in New York State. The Division performs a number of activities including: Housing Operations, Community Development and Rent Administration, US Department of Housing and Urban Development.


Program Summary for Rensselaer Housing Authority

Rensselaer 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. Rensselaer Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 146 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Rensselaer Housing Authority administered a total of 98 Section 8 Vouchers. Rensselaer Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Rensselaer Housing Authority is located at 85 Aiken Ave., Rensselaer, NY, 12144 and serves the city of Rensselaer. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Rensselaer Housing Authority at, (518)436-0230 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Rensselaer Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 1
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 98
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 146
Waiting list for the Rensselaer Housing Authority is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Rensselaer 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 Rensselaer County, NY:

Median Income
$0
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 Rensselaer 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 Rensselaer 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
Albany Housing Authority Albany Housing Authority Albany NY 68 20 Open 1 Miles Contact
NYS Housing Trust Fund Corporation NYS Housing Trust Fund Corporation Albany NY 46,381 N/A Open 1.56 Miles Contact
New York State Health Facilities Association (NYSHFA) New York State Health Facilities Association (NYSHFA) Albany, NY 316 N/A Open 1.56 Miles Contact
Watervliet Housing Authority Watervliet Housing Authority Watervliet NY 215 307 Open 7.17 Miles Contact
Village of Green Island Housing & Section 8 Village of Green Island Housing & Section 8 Green Island NY 46 N/A Open 7.87 Miles Contact
Troy Housing Authority (THA) Troy Housing Authority (THA) Troy NY 1,344 500 Open 8.73 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Rensselaer Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
146
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Rensselaer County Quick Facts

Population: 159,774
Persons Per Household: 2.39
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 36%
Homeownership Rate: 65.7%
Housing Units: 71,527
Yearly Income Per Person: $29,987
Median Household Income: $59,432