HUD Income Eligibility Calculator
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.
Income guidelines are important in determining if people are eligible for certain government-funded programs. Every year income guidelines are updated by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Grants are often available to people below the average median income, at different levels.