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## Income Limits

### 2021

*2021 MTSP Income Limits *

Effective April 1, 2021

FY 2021 MTSP Income Limits Tables (PDF)

FY 2021 MTSP Income Limits Tables (Word)

FY 2021 MTSP Income Limits Briefing Materials (PDF)

FY 2021 Area Definitions (PDF)

FY 2021 MTSP Income Averaging Data (Excel)

FY 2021 MTSP Income Limits Data (Excel)

*2021 Section 8 Income Limits *

Effective April 1, 2021

FY 2021 Section 8 Income Limits Tables (PDF)

FY 2021 Section 8 Income Limits Tables (Word)

FY 2021 Area Definition Report (PDF)

FY 2021 Section 8 Income Limits Data (Excel)

Notice of FY 2021 Income Limits for the Public Housing and Section 8 Programs (PDF)

*2021 Section 221(d)(3) BMIR, Section 235, and Section 236 Income Limits*

Tables for Section 221(d)(3) BMIR, Section 235, and Section 236 Income Limits (PDF)

Data for Section 221(d)(3) BMIR, Section 235, and Section 236 Income Limits (Excel)

*Median Family Incomes*

FY 2021 Median Income Methodology (PDF)

Notice on Estimated Median Family Incomes for FY 2021 (PDF)

*State Income Limits and Median Family Incomes*

FY 2021 State 30%, 50% and 80% Income Limits

*HUD 30% Income Limit for All Areas*

Tables for HUD 30 Percent Income Limits (PDF)

Tables for HUD 30 Percent Income Limits (Excel)

### 2020

*2020 MTSP Income Limits *

Effective April 1, 2020

FY 2020 MTSP Income Limits Tables (PDF)

FY 2020 MTSP Income Limits Tables (Word)

FY 2020 MTSP Income Limits Briefing Materials (PDF)

FY 2020 Area Definitions (PDF)

FY 2020 MTSP Income Limits Data in MS (Excel)

*2020 Section 8 Income Limits *

Effective April 1, 2020

FY 2020 Section 8 Income Limits Tables (PDF)

FY 2020 Section 8 Income Limits Tables (Word)

FY 2020 Section 8 Income Limits Briefing Materials (PDF)

FY 2020 Area Definition Report (PDF)

FY 2020 Section 8 Income Limits Data in MS (Excel)

Notice of FY 2020 Income Limits for the Public Housing and Section 8 Programs (PDF)

Tables for Section 221(d)(3) BMIR, Section 235, and Section 236 Income Limits (PDF)

Data for Section 221(d)(3) BMIR, Section 235, and Section 236 Income Limits (Excel)

FY 2020 Median Income Methodology (PDF)

Notice on Median Family Incomes for FY 2020, State Median Family Incomes (PDF)

FY 2020 State 30 Percent, 50 Percent and 80 Percent Income Limits

Tables for HUD 30 Percent Income Limits (PDF)

Tables for HUD 30 Percent Income Limits (Excel)

### 2019

*2019 MTSP Income Limits *

Effective April 24, 2019

FY 2019 MTSP Income Limits Tables (PDF)

FY 2019 MTSP Income Limits Tables (Word)

FY 2019 MTSP Income Limits Briefing Materials (PDF)

FY 2019 Area Definitions (PDF)

FY 2019 MTSP Income Limits data in MS (Excel)

### 2018

*2018 MTSP Income Limits *

Effective April 1, 2018

FY 2018 MTSP Income Limits Tables (PDF)

FY 2018 MTSP Income Limits Tables (Word)

FY 2018 MTSP Income Limits Briefing Materials (PDF)

FY 2018 Area Definitions (PDF)

FY 2018 MTSP Income Limits data in MS (Excel)

### 2017

*2017 MTSP Income Limits *

FY 2017 MTSP Income Limits Tables (PDF)

FY 2017 MTSP Income Limits Tables (Word)

FY 2017 MTSP Income Limits Briefing Materials (PDF)

FY 2017 Area Definitions (PDF)

FY 2017 MTSP Income Limits Data (Excel)

Map: Change in HUD-Published Area Median Income from 2016-2017

Map: Change in HUD-Published MTSP Income Limits from 2016-2017

Map: Change in HUD-Published MTSP Income Limits for Projects Placed in Service Before 2009

Map: 2017 MTSP for Counties Compared to National Non-Metro Median Income

Map: 2017 MTSP for Counties with HERA and Hold-Harmless Compared to National Non-Metro Median Income

### 2016

*2016 MTSP Income Limits *

FY 2016 MTSP Income Limits Tables (PDF)

FY 2016 MTSP Income Limits Tables (Word)

FY 2016 MTSP Income Limits Briefing Materials (PDF)

FY 2016 Area Definitions (PDF)

FY 2016 MTSP Income Limits Data (Excel)

Change in HUD-Published Area Median Income from 2015-2016

Change in HUD-Published MTSP Income Limits from 2015-2016

Change in HUD-Published MTSP Income Limits for Projects Placed in Service Before 2009

Areas Subject to 5 Percent Increase or Decrease for Very Low Income Limits

2016 MTSP for Counties with HERA and Hold-Harmless Compared to National Non-Metro Median Income

2016 MTSP for Counties Compared to National Non-Metro Median Income

*Section 8 Income Limits*

FY 2016 Income Limits Documentation

FY 2016 Income Limits Briefing Materials

Notice of FY 2016 Income Limits for the Public Housing and Section 8 Programs

Tables for Section Income Limits (PDF)

Data for Section 8 Income Limits (Excel)

Tables for Section 221(d)(3) BMIR, Section 235, and Section 236 Programs (PDF)

Data for Section 221(d)(3) BMIR, Section 235, and Section 236 Programs (Excel)

FY 2016 Median Family Documentation

Notice on Median Family Incomes for FY 2016

FY 2016 State 30%, 50% and 80% Income Limits

Tables for HUD 30% Income Limits (PDF)

Tables for HUD 30% Income Limits (Excel)

### 2015

*FY 2015 Income Limits*

MAP: Change in HUD Published AMI from 2014 to 2015

MAP: Change in HUD Published MTSP from 2014 to 2015 for New Projects and Layered Financing

MAP: Counties with 2015 MTSP less than 2014 National Non-Metro for New 9% Projects

*MTSP Income Limits*

FY 2015 MTSP Income Limits Tables (PDF)

FY 2015 MTSP Income Limits Tables (Word)

FY 2015 MTSP Income Limits Briefing Materials

FY 2015 MTSP Income Limits Data (Excel)

FY 2015 MTSP Income Limits Documentation System

*Section 8 Income Limits *

Notice on Estimated Median Family Income for FY 2015, State Median Family Incomes

FY 2015 Income Limits Briefing Material

2015 Income Limits Area Definition

FY 2015 Income Limits Documentation System

FY 2015 Median Family Documentation System

Transmittal Notice of FY 2015 Income Limits for the Public Housing and Section 8 Program

Tables for Section 8 Program (PDF)

Data for Section 8 Income Limits (Excel)

FY 2015 State Extremely Low (30%), Very Low (50%) and Low (80%) Income Limits

Tables for Section 221(d)(3) BMIR, Section 235, and Section 236 Programs (PDF)

Tables for Section 221(d)(3) BMIR, Section 235, and Section 236 Programs (Word)

Data for Section 221(d)(3) BMIR, Section 235, and Section 236 Programs (Excel)

### 2014

*FY 2014 Income Limits *

2014 Income Limits Frequently Asked Questions

Change in Income Limits 2013–2014 (Excel)

MAP: Change in HUD Published AMI from 2013 to 2014

MAP: Change in HUD Published MTSP from 2013 to 2014 for New Projects and Layered Financing

MAP: Counties with 2014 MTSP less than 2014 National Non-Metro for New 9% Projects

*MTSP Income Limits *

FY 2014 MTSP Income Limits Tables (PDF) (Effective December 18, 2013)

FY 2014 MTSP Income Limits Tables (Word) (Effective December 18, 2013)

FY 2014 MTSP Income Limits Briefing Materials

FY 2014 MTSP Income Limits Data (Excel)

FY 2014 MTSP Income Limits Documentation System

*Section 8 Income Limits *

Notice on Estimated Median Family Income for FY 2014, State Median Family Incomes

FY 2014 Income Limits Briefing Material

2014 Income Limits Area Definition

FY 2014 Income Limits Documentation System

FY 2014 Median Family Documentation System

Transmittal Notice of FY 2014 Income Limits for the Public Housing and Section 8 Program

Tables for Section 8 Program (PDF)

Tables for Section 8 Program (Word)

Data for Section 8 Income Limits (Excel)

FY 2014 State Extremely Low (30%), Very Low (50%) and Low (80%) Income Limits

Tables for Section 221(d)(3) BMIR, Section 235, and Section 236 Programs (PDF)

Tables for Section 221(d)(3) BMIR, Section 235, and Section 236 Programs (Word)

Data for Section 221(d)(3) BMIR, Section 235, and Section 236 Programs (Excel)

### 2013

*FY 2013 Income Limits *

2013 Income Limits Frequently Asked Questions

Change in Income Limits 2012–2013 (Excel)

MAP: Change in HUD Published MTSP from 2012 to 2013 for New Projects and Layered Financing

MAP: Counties with 2013 MTSP less than 2013 National Non-Metro for New 9% Projects

MAP: Change in HUD Published AMI from 2012 to 2013

*MTSP Income Limits *

FY 2013 MTSP Income Limits Tables (PDF) (Effective December 11, 2012)

FY 2013 MTSP Income Limits Tables (Word) (Effective December 11, 2012)

FY 2013 MTSP Income Limits Briefing Materials

FY 2013 MTSP Income Limits Data (Excel)

FY 2013 MTSP Income Limits Documentation System

*Section 8 Income Limits *

Notice on Estimated Median Family Income for FY 2013, State Median Family Incomes

FY 2013 Income Limits Briefing Material

2013 Income Limits Area Definition

FY 2013 Income Limits Documentation System

Transmittal Notice of FY 2013 Income Limits for the Public Housing and Section 8 Program

Tables for Section 8 Program (PDF)

Tables for Section 8 Program (Word)

Data for Section 8 Income Limits (Excel)

FY 2013 State Extremely Low (30%), Very Low (50%) and Low (80%) Income Limits

Tables for Section 221(d)(3) BMIR, Section 235, and Section 236 Programs (PDF)

Tables for Section 221(d)(3) BMIR, Section 235, and Section 236 Programs (Word)

Data for Section 221(d)(3) BMIR, Section 235, and Section 236 Programs (Excel)

### 2012

*FY 2012 Income Limits *

2012 Income Limits Frequently Asked Questions

*MTSP Income Limits*

FY 2012 MTSP Income Limits Tables (PDF) (Effective December 1, 2011)

FY 2012 MTSP Income Limits Tables (Word) (Effective December 1, 2011)

FY 2012 MTSP Income Limits Briefing Materials

FY 2012 MTSP Income Limits Data (Excel)

FY 2012 MTSP Income Limits Documentation System

*Section 8 Income Limits *

Notice on Estimated Median Family Income For FY 2012, State Median Family Incomes

FY 2012 Income Limits Briefing Material

2012 Income Limits Area Definition

FY 2012 Income Limits Documentation System

FY 2012 Median Family Documentation System

Transmittal Notice of FY 2012 Income Limits for the Public Housing and Section 8 Program

Tables for Section 8 Program (PDF)

Tables for Section 8 Program (Word)

Data for Section 8 Income Limits (Excel)

FY 2012 State Extremely Low (30%), Very Low (50%) and Low (80%) Income Limits

Tables for Section 221(d)(3) BMIR, Section 235, and Section 236 Programs (PDF)

Tables for Section 221(d)(3) BMIR, Section 235, and Section 236 Programs (Word)

Data for Section 221(d)(3) BMIR, Section 235, and Section 236 Programs (Excel)

### 2011

*FY 2011 Income Limits *

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*MTSP Income Limits*

FY 2011 MTSP Income Limits Tables (PDF) (Effective May 31, 2011)

FY 2011 MTSP Income Limits Tables (Word) (Effective May 31, 2011)

FY 2011 MTSP Income Limits Data (Excel)

FY 2011 MTSP Income Limits Documentation System

*MTSP Income Changes from 2010 to 2011*

National - MTSP Income Changes from 2010 to 2011

California - MTSP Income Changes from 2010 to 2011

Colorado - MTSP Income Changes from 2010 to 2011

Georgia - MTSP Income Changes from 2010 to 2011

Massachusetts - MTSP Income Changes from 2010 to 2011

Oregon - MTSP Income Changes from 2010 to 2011

Texas - MTSP Income Changes from 2010 to 2011

Washington - MTSP Income Changes from 2010 to 2011

*Section 8 Income Limits *

Notice on Estimated Median Family Income For FY 2011, State Median Family Incomes

FY 2011 Income Limits Briefing Material

Transmittal Notice of FY 2011 Income Limits for the Public Housing and Section 8 Programs

Tables for Section 8 Program (PDF)

Tables for Section 8 Program (Word)

Data for Section 8 Income Limits (Excel)

FY 2011 State Extremely Low (30%), Very Low (50%) and Low (80%) Income Limits

Tables for Section 221(d)(3) BMIR, Section 235, and Section 236 Programs (PDF)

Tables for Section 221(d)(3) BMIR, Section 235, and Section 236 Programs (Word)

Data for Section 221(d)(3) BMIR, Section 235, and Section 236 Programs (Excel)

### 2010

*FY 2010 Income Limits*

"Understanding the 2010 Income Limits"

By Jim Kroger, CPA, Thomas Stagg, CPA, and Stacey Lewis, CPA, Novogradac & Company LLP

June 2010 Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits

"Project-Based v. County-Based Approach for Determining Income Limits"

By James R. Kroger, CPA, Novogradac & Company LLP

July 2010 Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits

Novogradac & Company Comparison of 2010 and 2009 Median Family Income Limits by State

May 17, 2010

*MTSP Income Limits*

FY 2010 MTSP Income Limits Tables (PDF) (Effective May 14, 2010)

FY 2010 MTSP Income Limits Tables (Word) (Effective May 14, 2010)

FY 2010 MTSP Income Limits Briefing Materials

FY 2010 MTSP Income Limits Data (Excel)

FY 2010 MTSP Income Limits Documentation System

*Section 8 Income Limits *

Notice on Estimated Median Family Income For FY 2010 State Median Family Incomes

Tables for 1999 and Estimated FY 2010 Docile Distributions by Area

FY 2010 Income Limits Briefing Material

Transmittal Notice of FY 2010 Income Limits for the Public Housing and Section 8 Programs

Data for Section 8 Income Limits (Excel)

Tables for Section 221(d)(3) BMIR, Section 235, and Section 236 Programs

FY 2010 State Extremely Low (30%), Very Low (50%) and Low (80%) Income Limits

*Hold Harmless Policy *

Pre-publication Draft of Final Notice on Ending the Hold-Harmless Policy for Section 8 Income Limits (Posted on HUDUSER.org on May 12, 2010)

Request for Comments on Ending “Hold Harmless” Policy in Calculating Income Limits Under Section 3 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (September 14, 2009)

### 2009

*FY 2009 Income Limits*

Under the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (Public Law 110-289), Income Limits used to determine qualification levels as well as set maximum rental rates for projects funded with low-income housing tax credits (LIHTC) and projects financed with tax-exempt housing bonds (referred to by HUD as Multifamily Tax Subsidy Projects (MTSPs)) are now calculated and presented separately from the Section 8 income limits. Beginning with the publication of FY 2009 Median Family Income estimates and Income Limits, income limits for Multifamily Tax Subsidy Income Projects will be published separately from Section 8 Income Limits.

*MTSP Income Limits*

Multifamily Tax Subsidy Projects Income Limits Tables (Eeffective March 19, 2009)

Multifamily Tax Subsidy Projects Income Limits Briefing Material

Area Definitions

FY 2009 Multifamily Tax Subsidy Income Limits Documentation System

*Section 8 Income Limits *

FY 2009 Income Limits Briefing Material

Income Limit Area Definitions

Transmittal Notice of FY 2009 Income Limits for the Public Housing and Section 8 Programs

Tables for Section 8 Programs

FY 2009 Section 8 Income Limits Documentation System

### 2008

*FY 2008 Income Limits *

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2008 Section 8 Income Limits

Estimated Median Family Incomes for FY 2008

2008 Income Limit Area Definition

FY 2008 Income Limits Briefing Material

Transmittal Notice on Estimated Median Family Incomes for FY 2008

Novogradac & Company HUD AMGI Presentation

FY 2008 Income Limits Documentation System

### 2007

*FY 2007 Income Limits *

(some files are large and may take a few moments to load)

2007 Section 8 Income Limits

Estimated Median Family Incomes for FY 2007

2007 Income Limit Area Definition

FY 2007 Income Limits Briefing Material

Transmittal Notice on Estimated Median Family Incomes for FY 2007

FY 2007 Income Limits Documentation System

### 2006

*FY 2006 Income Limits *

(some files are large and may take a few moments to load)

2006 Section 8 Income Limits

Estimated Median Family Incomes for FY 2006

2006 Income Limit Area Definition

FY 2006 Income Limits Briefing Material

Transmittal Notice on Estimated Median Family Incomes for FY 2006

### 2005

*FY 2005 Income Limits*

2005 Section 8 Income Limits

Estimated Median Family Incomes for FY 2005

2005 Income Limit Area Definition

Transmittal Notice of FY 2005 Income Limits for the Public Housing and Section 8 Programs

FY 2005 Income Limits Briefing Material

### 2004

*FY 2004 Income Limits*

2004 Section 8 Income Limits

2004 Income Limit Area Definition

Transmittal Notice of FY 2004 Income Limits for the Public Housing and Section 8 Programs

FY 2004 Income Limits Briefing Material

*2004 Income Changes for all Counties in the USA (Excel)

### 2003

*FY 2003 Income Limits*

2003 Section 8 Income Limits

2003 Income Limit Area Definitions

Transmittal Notice of FY 2003 Income Limits for the Public Housing and Section 8 Programs

Data for Section 8 Programs

FY 2003 Income Limits Briefing Material

### 2002

*FY 2002 Income Limits*

2002 Section 8 Income Limits

2002 Income Limit Area Definitions

Memorandum on Estimated Median Family Incomes for Fiscal Year (FY) 2002

Transmittal of FY 2002 Income Limits for the Public Housing and Section 8 Programs

FY 2002 Income Limits Briefing Material

### 2001

*FY 2001 Income Limits*

2001 Section 8 Income Limits

2001 Income Limit Area Definitions

Memorandum on Estimated Median Family Incomes for Fiscal Year (FY) 2001

Transmittal of FY 2001 Income Limits for the Public Housing and Section 8 Programs

FY 2001 Income Limits Briefing Material

Revised Income Limit Calculation Procedure

### 2000

*FY 2000 Income Limits*

2000 Section 8 Income Limits

2000 Income Limit Area Definitions

Memorandum on Estimated Median Family Incomes for Fiscal Year (FY) 2000

Transmittal of FY 2000 Income Limits for the Public Housing and Section 8 Programs (Notice of Transmittal)

FY 2000 Income Limits for Section 236, Section 221 BMIR, and Section 235

FY 2000 Income Limits Briefing Material

### 1999

*FY 1999 Income Limits*

1999 Section 8 Income Limits

ASCII National Data File: All counties and County Subparts

1999 Income Limit Area Definitions

Memorandum on Estimated Median Family Incomes for Fiscal Year (FY) 1999

Memorandum on Changes Made to 30 Percent Limits in July 1999

Memorandum on Transmittal of FY 1999 Income Limits for the Section 221(d)(3)BMIR, Section 235, and Section 236 Programs

1999 Income Limits Briefing Materials

### 1998

*FY 1998 Income Limits*

ASCII National Data File: All counties and county subparts

Median Family Incomes for States, Metropolitan and Non-metropolitan areas 1998

Income Limit Area Definitions

Memorandum on Estimated Median Family Incomes for Fiscal Year (FY) 1998

Memorandum on Income Limits for Sections 221(d)(3), 235 and 236

1998 Income Limits Briefing Materials

### 1997

*FY 1997 Income Limits*

ASCII National Data File: All counties and County Subparts (Text)

Median Family Incomes for States, Metropolitan and Non-metropolitan Areas 1997

Memorandum on Fiscal Year (FY) 1997 Section 8 Income Limits

Memorandum on Estimated Family Incomes for FY 1997

### 1996

*FY 1996 Income Limits *

ASCII National Data File: All counties and County Subparts

State-Level Median Family Income Estimates

Memorandum on Fiscal Year (FY) 1996 Section 8 Income Limits

Memorandum on Estimated Family Incomes for FY 1996

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