Housing Income Limits

Effective: 04/01/2018

Use the chart below to determine your housing income limit for the FY 2018-2019 for Maricopa County: Phoenix, Mesa, Scottsdale, Arizona MSA.

Median Income: $69,100

Classification 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person
Extremely Low (30 %) $14,550 $16,600 $20,780 $25,100
Very Low (50%) $24,200 $27,650 $31,100 $34,550
Low (80%) $38,750 $44,250 $49,800 $55,300

 

Classification 5 person 6 person 7 person 8 person
Extremely Low (30 %) $29,420 $33,740 $38,060  $42,380
Very Low (50%) $37,350 $40,100 $42,850 $45,650
Low (80%) $59,750 $64,150 $68,600 $73,000
Classification 9 person 10 person 11 person 12 person
Extremely Low (30 %) $46,560 $50,740 $53,900 $56,700
Very Low (50%) $48,400 $51,150 $53,900 $56,700
Low (80%) $77,400 $81,850 $86,250 $90,700

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.