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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 effective 03/06/2015

Family Size

Extremely Low
(30% of Median)

Very Low
(50% of Median
)

Low
(80% of Median
)

1

$14,250

$23,700

$37,950

2

$16,250

$27,100

$43,350

3

$20,090

$30,500

$48,750

4

$24,250

$33,850

$54,150

5

$28,410

$36,600

$58,500

6

$32,570

$39,300

$62,850

7

$36,730

$42,000

$67,150

8

$40,890

$44,700

$71,500

 

The area median income for Miami-Dade County is: $49,900.

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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