Watervliet Housing Authority

2400 Second Ave., Watervliet, NY, 12189
(518)273-4717



Albany County

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About Watervliet Housing Authority

The Watervliet Housing Authority provides homes for low-income Watervliet families. Created in 1959, at the request of Mayor Hugh Donnelly, the Authority has expanded its scope of tenant services far beyond housing to include job skills training, in-home education programs and youth programs.

We operate 306 units of public housing throughout the City of Watervliet. Through the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program, residents receive rental assistance to help rent apartments owned by private landlords.


Program Summary for Watervliet Housing Authority

Watervliet 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. Watervliet Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 307 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Watervliet Housing Authority administered a total of 215 Section 8 Vouchers. Watervliet Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Watervliet Housing Authority is located at 2400 Second Ave., Watervliet, NY, 12189 and serves the city of Watervliet. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Watervliet Housing Authority at, (518)273-4717 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Watervliet Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 2
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 215
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 307
Waiting list for the Watervliet Housing Authority 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
$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 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
Village of Green Island Housing & Section 8 Village of Green Island Housing & Section 8 Green Island NY 46 N/A Open 0.74 Miles Contact
Troy Housing Authority (THA) Troy Housing Authority (THA) Troy NY 1,344 500 Open 1.74 Miles Contact
Cohoes Housing Authority Cohoes Housing Authority Cohoes NY N/A N/A Open 3.84 Miles Contact
NYS Housing Trust Fund Corporation NYS Housing Trust Fund Corporation Albany NY 46,381 N/A Open 5.62 Miles Contact
New York State Health Facilities Association (NYSHFA) New York State Health Facilities Association (NYSHFA) Albany, NY 316 N/A Open 6.18 Miles Contact
Albany Housing Authority Albany Housing Authority Albany NY 68 20 Open 6.83 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Watervliet Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
307
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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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