Section 8 Programs
Housing Assistance and Eligibility Calculation Tables

Housing Voucher Payment Standards

For actions effective 10/1/2016 and later

BedroomsPayment StandardPercent of 2016
Fair Market Rents (FMR)
SRO* 666 94%
Studio 889 94%
1 990 94%
2 1167 94%
3 1700 94%
4 2057 94%
5 2365 94%
6 2673 94%
Manufactured Home Pad Space Payment Standard: 466 (94% of FMR)
*Single Room Occupancy

Income Limits

% Area Median Income
Effective 5/2017

  • 30% (Extremely Low Income)

    Number of persons in family 30% (Extremely Low Income)
    1 $15,700
    2 $17,950
    3 $20,420
    4 $24,600
    5 $28,780
    6 $32,960
    7 $37,140
    8 $41,320
    9 $45,500
    10 $49,680
  • 50% (Very Low Income)

    Number of persons in family 50% (Very Low Income)
    1 $26,150
    2 $29,900
    3 $33,650
    4 $37,350
    5 $40,350
    6 $43,350
    7 $46,350
    8 $49,350
    9 $52,300
    10 $55,300
  • 80% (Low Income)

    Number of persons in family 80% (Low Income)
    1 $41,850
    2 $47,800
    3 $55,800
    4 $59,750
    5 $64,550
    6 $69,350
    7 $74,100
    8 $78,900
    9 $83,650
    10 $88,450
  • 100% Area Median Income

    Number of persons in family 100% Area Median Income
    1 $52,300
    2 $59,800
    3 $67,300
    4 $74,700
    5 $80,700
    6 $86,700
    7 $92,700
    8 $98,700
    9 $104,600
    10 $110,600
  • Number of persons in family 30% (Extremely Low Income) 50% (Very Low Income) 80% (Low Income) 100% Area Median Income
    1 $15,700 $26,150 $41,850 $52,300
    2 $17,950 $29,900 $47,800 $59,800
    3 $20,420 $33,650 $55,800 $67,300
    4 $24,600 $37,350 $59,750 $74,700
    5 $28,780 $40,350 $64,550 $80,700
    6 $32,960 $43,350 $69,350 $86,700
    7 $37,140 $46,350 $74,100 $92,700
    8 $41,320 $49,350 $78,900 $98,700
    9 $45,500 $52,300 $83,650 $104,600
    10 $49,680 $55,300 $88,450 $110,600


Fair Market Rents (FMR)

Effective 10/1/2016

BedroomsFair Market Rents
SRO* 709
Studio 946
1 1053
2 1242
3 1808
4 2188
5 2516
6 2844
Manufactured Home Pad Space Payment Standard: 496 (94% of FMR)
*Single Room Occupancy

Housing Choice Voucher Move To Work (MTW) Utility Allowances

Effective 2/1/2016

BedroomsUtility Allowance
SRO* 44
Studio 58
1 73
2 90
3 106
4 259
5 296
6 334
*Single Room Occupancy

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Passbook Savings Rate

Effective 2/1/2016

Passbook savings rate = .06%

(To determine imputed income from assets greater than $5,000, multiply the value of the asset by .0006)