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Income Limits

Following are the income limits by family size and admission income targeting requirements for the Public Housing, Section 8, and Moderate Rehabilitation programs:

Income Limits for Fiscal Year 2013-2014
(effective 07/01/2014)

Family Size

Extremely Low
(30% of Median)

Very Low
(50% of Median
)

Low
(80% of Median
)

1

$14,300

$23,800

$38,100

2

$16,350

$27,200

$43,550

3

$19,790

$30,600

$49,000

4

$23,850

$34,000

$54,400

5

$27,910

$36,750

$58,800

6

$31,970

$39,450

$63,150

7

$36,030

$42,200

$67,500

8

$40,090

$44,900

$71,850

 

The area median income for Miami-Dade County is: $48,400.

Income target

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (USHUD) federal regulations require a certain percentage of new admissions during a one year period be at the extremely low-income level, very low-income, and low-income levels. These percentages vary by housing program as indicated below.

Public housing

  • At least 40% of new admissions must be extremely low-income (equal to or below 30% of the area median income)
  • The remaining 60% of new admissions can be up to the low-income level (up to 80% of the area median income)

Section 8 new construction

  • At least 40% of new admissions must be extremely low-income (equal to or below 30% of the area median income)
  • The remaining 60% of new admissions can be low-income or very low-income level depending on the HAP contract date (up to 80% of the area median income)

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

  • At least 75% of new admissions must be extremely low-income (equal to or below 30% of the area median income)
  • The remaining 25% of new admissions can be up to the very low-income level (up to 50% of the area median income)

Section 8 project-based vouchers

  • At least 75% of new admissions must be extremely low-income (equal to or below 30% of the area median income)
  • The remaining 25% of new admissions can be up to the very low-income level (up to 50% of the area median income)

Moderate rehabilitation

  • New admissions must be very low-income (equal to or below 50% of the area median income)
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