Housing Income Limits

Effective: 04/24/2019

Use the chart below to determine your housing income limit for the FY 2019-2020 for Maricopa County: Phoenix, Mesa, Scottsdale, Arizona MSA.

Median Income: $72,900

Classification 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person
Extremely Low (30 %) $15,300 $17,500 $21,330 $25,750
Very Low (50%) $25,550 $29,200 $32,850 $36,450
Low (80%) $40,850 $46,650 $52,500 $58,300

 

Classification 5 person 6 person 7 person 8 person
Extremely Low (30 %) $30,170 $34,590 $39,010  $43,430
Very Low (50%) $39,400 $42,300 $45,200 $48,150
Low (80%) $63,000 $67,650 $72,300 $77,000
Classification 9 person 10 person 11 person 12 person
Extremely Low (30 %) $47,850 $52,270 $56,690 $59,800
Very Low (50%) $51,050 $53,950 $56,900 $61,150
Low (80%) $81,650 $86,300 $90,950 $95,650

Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) 

In order to be income eligible, the annual income of an applicant must be ONE of the following:

  1. Within the very-low (50%) income
  2. A low-income family that has been "continuously assisted" under the 1937 Housing Act. A family is considered to be continuously assisted if the family is already receiving assistance under any 1937 Housing Act program at the time the family is admitted to the HCV program [24 CFR 982.4]
  3. A low-income family that qualifies for voucher assistance as a non-purchasing household living in HOPE 1(public housing homeownership), HOPE 2 (multifamily housing homeownership) programs covered by 24 CFR 248.173
  4. A low-income or moderate-income family that is displaced as a result of the prepayment of a mortgage or voluntary termination of a mortgage insurance contract on eligible low-income housing as defined in 24 CFR 248.101

Targeting Requirement-HUD requires that extremely low-income (ELI) families make up at least 75% of the families admitted to the HCV program during the PHA’s fiscal year.

Public Housing

To be income eligible, the annual income of an applicant must be within the low-income limit (80%)

Targeting Requirement-HUD requires that extremely low-income (ELI) families make up at least 40% of the families admitted to public housing during the PHA’s fiscal year.