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HUD Announces Launch of Fair Market Rent and Income Limits Lookup Mobile Application

October 25, 2012 Print ShareThis

The HUD Office of Planning Development & Research is pleased to announce the launch of the Fair Market Rent and Income Limits Lookup mobile application. HUD annually estimates Fair Market Rents (FMRs) for 530 metropolitan areas and 2,045 nonmetropolitan county FMR areas. HUD also sets income limits annually to determine the eligibility of applicants for HUD’s assisted housing programs. FMRs are used to determine payment standard amounts for the various assisted housing programs and to serve as a rent ceiling in the HOME rental assistance program. 

This mobile application is intended for users to search Fair Market Rents and Income Limits by current location or by metropolitan area, county, zipcode and/or address. This application can be downloaded to a user's mobile device and then used to determine payment amounts and rent thresholds for HUD’s housing assistance programs, and the application can be used to discover the income limits established by HUD for households of different sizes in each location to determine eligibility for a variety of programs.

To view the tool, visit the PD&R Fair Market Rent/Income Limit Lookup Application