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Housing & Community Development
2001 South State Street  S2-100
PO Box 144575
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4575

TTY 7-1-1

Income Guidelines

Annually, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) releases income guidelines that affect how federal grant funds can be used.  Typically, depending on the grant type and activity, funds can only be used to assist those that are at/below the average median income by a certain percentage.

Federal Income Guidelines for Salt Lake City, UT MSA | Section 8 Income Limits
HOME effective date: June 28, 2019 | FY 2018 Median Family Income $82,700

# of Persons Extremely Low Income 30%  Very Low Income 50%   60% Low Income 80%
1 person $17,400 $28,950  $34,740 $46,350
2 people $19,850 $33,100 $39,720 $52,950
3 people $22,350 $37,250 $44,700 $59,550
4 people $24,800 $41,350 $49,620 $66,150
5 people $26,800  $44,700 $53,640 $71,450
6 people $28,800  $48,000 $57,600 $76,750
7 people $30,800 $51,300 $61,560  $82,050
8 people $32,750 $54,600 $65,520  $87,350

The Housing and HOME Investment Partnerships Grant Program are subject to additional guidelines, including:

Fair Market Rents (FMR)
FMR effective date: October 1, 2018 | HOME Rents effective date: June 28, 2019

Unit Size FMR  Low HOME Rent High HOME Rent
Efficiency $708 $708 $708
1- Bedroom $870 $775 $870
2-Bedroom $1,075 $931 $1,075
3-Bedroom $1,518 $1,075 $1,364
4-Bedroom $1,727 $1,200 $1,501
5-Bedroom $1,986 $1,323 $1,638
6-Bedroom $2,245 $1,447 $1,775

Poverty Guidelines for the 48 contiguous states & the District of Columbia
Effective date: January 13, 2018

Persons in Family/Household Poverty Guidelines
1 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100
5 $29,420
6 $33,740
7 $38,060
8 $42,380