Income Limits

To qualify for Section 8 Housing, a household must meet the Very Low Income Guidelines established by Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Of the households initially coming on to the program, 75% must qualify as an "Extremely-Low Income" household. Income is based on gross income from all sources, including but not limited to wages, Social Security, TANF, child support, interest, pensions, etc. Income limits are listed below.

Section 8 Income Limits

# of Persons in Household Extremely-Low Income (Effective May 2015 Very Low Income (Effective May 2015)
1 $13,800 $23,000
2 $16,020 $26,300
3 $20,160 $29,600
4 $24,300 $32,850
5 $28,440 $35,500
6 $32,850 $38,150
7 $36,730 $40,750
8 $40,890 $41,950