Christopher Community

990 James St., Syracuse, NY, 13203
(315)424-1821



Onondaga County

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About Christopher Community

Christopher Community is a not-for profit development and management company that specializes in promoting senior and elderly housing facilities in upstate New York. Founded in 1971, we have a proven track record, with 30 professional management personnel skilled in all phases of management such as accounting, leasing, personnel, governmental reporting, building operations, and the provision of social services to residents.

We provide federal rental subsidies for families, individuals, seniors and the disabled to live in private housing in towns and villages throughout Onondaga County under the Section 8 program. Christopher Community also provides administrative support for the Chadwick Residence, a transitional home for homeless women and children.


Mission Statement

Christopher Community, Inc. develops and operates safe, affordable housing for low- and moderate-income individuals and families in a way that respects their dignity, and fosters their independence, while enhancing the character of the neighborhoods in which they live.

Program Summary for Christopher Community

Christopher Community is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Christopher Community manages several funded programs and has a total of 116 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Christopher Community administered a total of 142 Section 8 Vouchers. Christopher Community currently has Section 8 as its program type. Christopher Community is located at 990 James St., Syracuse, NY, 13203 and serves the city of Syracuse. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Christopher Community at, (315)424-1821 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Christopher Community compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 2
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 142
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 116
Waiting list for the Christopher Community is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Onondaga 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 Onondaga 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
  • $24,250
  • $27,700
  • $31,150
  • $34,600
  • $37,400
  • $40,150
  • $42,950
  • $45,700
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $14,550
  • $16,600
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $38,750
  • $44,300
  • $49,850
  • $55,350
  • $59,800
  • $64,250
  • $68,650
  • $73,100

2017 Fair Market Rents for Onondaga 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 Onondaga County, NY:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$579 $647 $817 $1071 $1169



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Syracuse Housing Authority Syracuse Housing Authority Syracuse NY 3,846 2,342 Open 1.48 Miles Contact
North Syracuse HA North Syracuse HA North Syracuse NY 271 N/A Open 5.21 Miles Contact
Canastota Housing Authority Canastota Housing Authority Canastota NY 420 226 Open 19.2 Miles Contact
Fulton Community Development Agency Fulton Community Development Agency Fulton NY 501 236 Open 22.77 Miles Contact
Oneida Housing Authority (OHA) Oneida Housing Authority (OHA) Oneida NY 106 140 Open 24.33 Miles Contact
Auburn Housing Authority Auburn Housing Authority Auburn NY 394 50 Open 24.5 Miles Contact

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Christopher Community Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
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Onondaga County Quick Facts

Population: 468,196
Persons Per Household: 2.43
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 32.1%
Homeownership Rate: 65.4%
Housing Units: 203,689
Yearly Income Per Person: $28,746
Median Household Income: $54,242