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 87%
Studio 889 87%
1 990 88%
2 1167 88%
3 1700 88%
4 2057 88%
5 2365 88%
6 2673 88%
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 $17,100
    2 $19,550
    3 $22,000
    4 $25,100
    5 $29,420
    6 $33,740
    7 $38,060
    8 $42,380
    9 $46,700
    10 $51,020
  • 50% (Very Low Income)

    Number of persons in family 50% (Very Low Income)
    1 $28,500
    2 $32,600
    3 $36,650
    4 $40,700
    5 $44,000
    6 $47,250
    7 $50,500
    8 $53,750
    9 $57,000
    10 $60,250
  • 80% (Low Income)

    Number of persons in family 80% (Low Income)
    1 $45,600
    2 $52,100
    3 $58,600
    4 $65,100
    5 $70,350
    6 $75,550
    7 $80,750
    8 $85,950
    9 $91,150
    10 $96,350
  • 100% Area Median Income

    Number of persons in family 100% Area Median Income
    1 $56,980
    2 $65,120
    3 $73,260
    4 $81,400
    5 $87,912
    6 $94,424
    7 $100,936
    8 $107,448
    9 $113,937
    10 $120,438
  • Number of persons in family 30% (Extremely Low Income) 50% (Very Low Income) 80% (Low Income) 100% Area Median Income
    1 $17,100 $28,500 $45,600 $56,980
    2 $19,550 $32,600 $52,100 $65,120
    3 $22,000 $36,650 $58,600 $73,260
    4 $25,100 $40,700 $65,100 $81,400
    5 $29,420 $44,000 $70,350 $87,912
    6 $33,740 $47,250 $75,550 $94,424
    7 $38,060 $50,500 $80,750 $100,936
    8 $42,380 $53,750 $85,950 $107,448
    9 $46,700 $57,000 $91,150 $113,938
    10 $51,020 $60,250 $96,350 $120,437


Fair Market Rents (FMR)

Effective 10/2/2017

BedroomsFair Market Rents
SRO* 770
Studio 1026
1 1132
2 1330
3 1935
4 2343
5 2694
6 3045
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
4 274
5 313
6 354
*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)