Housing Authorities in Jefferson County, New York

There are 2 Housing Authorities in Jefferson County, New York, serving a population of 116,567 people in an area of 1,269 square miles. There is 1 Housing Authority per 58,283 people, and 1 Housing Authority per 634 square miles.

In New York, Jefferson County is ranked 12th of 62 counties in Housing Authorities per capita, and 28th of 62 counties in Housing Authorities per square mile.

List of Jefferson County Housing Authorities

Find Jefferson County, New York housing authorities, departments, and HUD.

Carthage Housing Authority 600 South Washington Street Carthage, NY

Watertown Housing Authority 239 Maywood Terrace Watertown, NY

About Jefferson County Housing Authorities

Jefferson County Housing Authorities are local government agencies established to construct, own, operate, and manage public housing and other forms of subsidized housing for low-income residents in Jefferson County, NY. Jefferson County ordinances establish Public Housing Authorities, and the local legislative body appoints the Jefferson County Housing Board.

You may contact the Housing Authority for questions about:
  • Finding Jefferson County low income and affordable housing
  • Section 8 housing applications
  • Jefferson County housing lottery and waitlist process
  • US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Federal Housing Act (FHA)

Jefferson County Public Housing Statistics

Find Jefferson County HUD Housing Programs, Public Housing Programs, and Section 8 Housing Programs. Data Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R), Picture of Subsidized Households: 2018.

Jefferson County HUD Housing Programs
 Jefferson CountyNew York
Subsidized Units2,729592,467
Occupied %93.0%92.0%
People Per Unit1.92.1
People Total4,9161,134,562
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$328$454
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$635$936
Average Months on Wait List1336
Jefferson County Public Housing Programs
 Jefferson CountyNew York
Subsidized Units792200,076
Occupied %98.0%97.0%
People Per Unit1.82.2
People Total1,368408,772
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$347$516
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$328$701
Average Months on Wait List1023
Jefferson County Section 8 Housing Programs
 Jefferson CountyNew York
Subsidized Units805107,384
Occupied %90.0%91.0%
People Per Unit1.51.7
People Total1,143169,931
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$288$404
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$544$1,348