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HOME Income Limits data are available from FY 1998 to the present.

The HOME Income Limits are calculated using the same methodology that HUD uses for calculating the income limits for the Section 8 program, in accordance with Section 3(b)(2) of the U.S. Housing Act of 1937, as amended. These limits are based on HUD estimates of median family income, with adjustments based on family size. The Department's methodology for calculating nationwide median family income figures is described in Notice PDR-2001-01. For more information about how HUD calculates the HOME Program income limits, visit HUDUSER.ORG, the website for HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research, for more general information.

Family sizes in excess of 8 persons are calculated by adding 8% of the four-person income limit for each additional family member. That is, a 9-person limit should be 140% of the 4-person limit, the 10-person limit should be 148%.

The HOME income limit values for large households (9-12 persons) must be rounded to the nearest $50. Therefore, all values from 1 to 24 are rounded down to 0, and all values from 25 to 49 are rounded up to 50.

On January 27, 2009, HUD’s Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) issued a Part 5 final rule on "Refinement of Income and Rent Determination Requirements in Public and Assisted Housing Programs." Effective March 30, 2009, this rule makes conforming changes to the HOME regulations at 24 CFR 92.203(d)(1) "Income Determinations" to ensure consistency among HUD programs. The rule changes the way that PJs calculate annual income for the HOME program, although the practical effect of this change is minimal.

To view additional related information, including Area Definitions, Uncapped 80% of Median Calculations, and Memos, select a specific year from the filter below.

Please note that the CPD Income Calculator has not been updated for the 2017 income limits. A listserv message will be sent out once the 2017 income limits have been updated in the calculator. Please make sure you receive HUD Exchange Mailing List messages for the HOME program.

HOME Income Limits are listed below. Browse the income limits by selecting the next page or use the filters on the left to find specific income limits for the current or previous years.

**Note: The 2017 Income Limits are effective on June 15, 2017.**

All 2017 Rent and Income Limits

2017 Uncapped 80% of Median Calculations

2017 Uncapped Income Limits Memo

All 2016 Rent and Income Limits

2016 Uncapped 80% of Median Calculations

2016 Uncapped Income Limits Memo

All 2015 Rent and Income Limits

2015 Uncapped 80% of Median Calculations

2015 Uncapped Income Limits Memo

All 2014 Rent and Income Limits

2014 Uncapped 80% of Median Calculations

2014 Uncapped Income Limits Memo

All 2013 Rent and Income Limits

2013 Uncapped 80% of Median Calculations

2013 Uncapped Income Limits Memo

All 2012 Rent and Income Limits

2012 Uncapped 80% of Median Calculations

2012 Uncapped Income Limits Memo

2011 Uncapped 80% of Median Calculations

2011 Uncapped Income Limits Memo

2010 Uncapped 80% of Median Calculations

2010 Uncapped Income Limits Memo

2009 Uncapped 80% of Median Calculations

2009 Uncapped Income Limits Memo

2008 Uncapped 80% of Median Calculations

2008 Uncapped Income Limits Memo

2007 Uncapped 80% of Median Calculations

2007 Uncapped Income Limits Memo

2006 Uncapped 80% of Median Calculations

2006 Uncapped Income Limits Memo

2005 Uncapped 80% of Median Calculations

2005 Uncapped Income Limits Memo

2004 Uncapped 80% of Median Calculations

2004 Uncapped Income Limits Memo

2003 Uncapped 80% of Median Calculations