Syracuse Housing Authority

516 Burt St., Syracuse, NY, 13202

Onondaga County

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About Syracuse Housing Authority

The Syracuse Housing Authority is located in Syracuse, New York and exists to provide quality, safe and affordable housing, to create opportunities for residents' self sufficiency and economic independence, and to empower individual potential in an environment where people want to live, work, and build communities.

Syracuse Housing Authority owns and manages 15 housing developments with over 2,5 apartments. Just over half the apartments are designated for the elderly or disabled with the remainder set aside for families.

The Syracuse Housing Authority operates the tenant based housing choice voucher program which provides subsidies to private landlords on behalf of more than 3, low income families.

Mission Statement

Syracuse Housing Authority provides important services to help improve its resident's lives. Self-sufficiency programs help youth and adults with education, life skills and job training. The elderly and disabled can also take advantage of life skills, social programming and education from our available resources.

Program Summary for Syracuse Housing Authority

Syracuse 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. Syracuse Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 2,342 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Syracuse Housing Authority administered a total of 3,846 Section 8 Vouchers. Syracuse Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Syracuse Housing Authority is located at 516 Burt St., Syracuse, NY, 13202 and serves the city of Syracuse. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Syracuse Housing Authority at, (315)475-6181 for more information about coverage area and program availability.

Current Status Active
Size of Syracuse Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 10
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 3,846
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 2,342
Waiting list for the Syracuse Housing Authority is currently Open

2020 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
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $26,550
  • $30,350
  • $34,150
  • $37,900
  • $40,950
  • $44,000
  • $47,000
  • $50,050
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $15,950
  • $18,200
  • $21,720
  • $26,200
  • $30,680
  • $35,160
  • $39,640
  • $44,120
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $42,500
  • $48,550
  • $54,600
  • $60,650
  • $65,550
  • $70,400
  • $75,250
  • $80,100

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
Christopher Community Christopher Community Syracuse NY 142 116 Open 1.48 Miles Contact
North Syracuse HA North Syracuse HA North Syracuse NY 271 N/A Open 6.67 Miles Contact
Canastota Housing Authority Canastota Housing Authority Canastota NY 420 226 Open 19.79 Miles Contact
Auburn Housing Authority Auburn Housing Authority Auburn NY 394 50 Open 23.59 Miles Contact
Fulton Community Development Agency Fulton Community Development Agency Fulton NY 501 236 Open 23.66 Miles Contact
Oneida Housing Authority (OHA) Oneida Housing Authority (OHA) Oneida NY 106 140 Open 24.91 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

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

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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