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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 HUDPublished Area Median Income from 20162017
Map: Change in HUDPublished MTSP Income Limits from 20162017
Map: Change in HUDPublished MTSP Income Limits for Projects Placed in Service Before 2009
Map: 2017 MTSP for Counties Compared to National NonMetro Median Income
Map: 2017 MTSP for Counties with HERA and HoldHarmless Compared to National NonMetro 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 HUDPublished Area Median Income from 20152016
Change in HUDPublished MTSP Income Limits from 20152016
Change in HUDPublished 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 HoldHarmless Compared to National NonMetro Median Income
2016 MTSP for Counties Compared to National NonMetro 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 NonMetro 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 NonMetro 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 NonMetro 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
"ProjectBased v. CountyBased 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
Prepublication Draft of Final Notice on Ending the HoldHarmless 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 110289), Income Limits used to determine qualification levels as well as set maximum rental rates for projects funded with lowincome housing tax credits (LIHTC) and projects financed with taxexempt 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
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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
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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 Nonmetropolitan 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 Nonmetropolitan 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
StateLevel 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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