Section 8 - Program
Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency, Inc.
9882 River Road
Assists very low income families, elderly, and the disabled to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing in the private market. A housing subsidy is paid to the landlord directly on behalf of the participating family and then family pays the difference.
Herkimer Housing Authority - Program
Herkimer Housing Authority
315 N. Prospect Street
Assists income eligible families, senior citizens, and the disabled to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing in one of 3 apartment complexes. - Rent is calculated based on 30% of the total gross income of the household. Allowances are made for senior citizens and disabled individuals for out of pocket medical expenses.