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HOPWA Income Resident Rent Calculation


Date Published: November 2015


With the exception of persons in short-term supported housing, persons receiving rental assistance under the HOPWA program must pay rent. According to the HOPWA regulations, tenants must pay the higher of: (1) 30 percent of the family's monthly adjusted income; (2) 10 percent of the family's monthly gross income; or (3) The portion of any welfare assistance payments specifically designated for housing costs. This worksheet can be used by HOPWA project sponsors to determine the Resident Rent Payment.

For additional information, refer to the HOPWA Program Administration Toolkit.

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