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2009-B-04: 2009 Admission Income Limits

To: All Housing Companies
     Owners, Managing Agents and Site Managers

From: Robert Damico, Downstate Director
          Housing Management Bureau

Date: April 10, 2009

Subject: 2009 Admission Income Limits


Attached for your use is HUD's revised income limit schedule, effective March 19, 2009. The schedule is to be used for all tenant admissions under the federal Section 236, Rent Supplement, RAP, and Project-Based Section 8 programs. The schedule is also to be used to determine the New York State alternate income criteria for the non-federal programs.

Although the HUD income limits for the five boroughs of New York City have not increased since the previous schedule was issued, effective February 13, 2008, the limits in most other geographical areas have increased. Applicants who were rejected on or after March 19, 2009 due to excessive income should be reconsidered in light of the revised limits and reinstated to their original place on the waiting list if found to be eligible.

1. Federally-Assisted Developments

If you have questions about income limits for federally-assisted developments, please call Linda Kedzierski at (212) 480-2021, or e-mail her at LKedzierski@nyshcr.org. Income limits are available on-line at http://www.huduser.org.

2. Non-Federally-Assisted Developments

An applicant who is over the maximum income limit for an apartment (based on the 7 or 8 times annual rent formula) may be eligible for admission if the income does not exceed the median income adjusted for household size for the area in which the development is located (alternate income criteria).

To determine the alternate income criteria, find the location of your housing development on the attached schedule. Then find the Very Low-Income limit for the number of persons in the household and multiply that number by two. Use the higher of the alternate income criteria or the maximum income limit for admission eligibility. A surcharge may be added to the rent for applicants admitted using the alternate income criteria (see 9 NYCRR, section 1727-4.2 [d] for surcharge schedule).

If you have any questions about the alternate income criteria, please refer to Management Bureau Memorandum # 93-B-21 (September 10, 1993), which contains a sample computation, or call Susan Caughron at (212) 480-7350, or email her at SCaughron@nyshcr.org.

- Robert Damico

INCOME LIMITS
State: New York Program 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY MSA
FY 2009 MFI: 74100 30% of Median 1560017800200502225024050258002760029350
Very Low Income 2595029650333503705040000430004595048900
Low-Income 4150047450533505930064050688007355078300
Binghamton, NY MSA
FY 2009 MFI: 58600 30% of Median 1230014100158501760019000204002180023250
Very Low Income 2050023450263502930031650340003635038700
Low-Income 3285037500422004690050650544005815061900
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY MSA
FY 2009 MFI: 63500 30% of Median 1335015250171501905020550221002360025150
Very Low Income 2225025400286003175034300368503935041900
Low-Income 3555040650457005080054850589506300067050
Elmira, NY MSA
FY 2009 MFI: 55500 30% of Median 1165013300150001665018000193002065022000
Very Low Income 1945022200250002775029950322003440036650
Low-Income 3110035500399504440047950515005505058600
Glens Falls, NY MSA
FY 2009 MFI: 59400 30% of Median 1245014250160001780019200206502205023500
Very Low Income 2080023750267502970032100344503685039200
Low-Income 3325038000427504750051300551005890062700
Ithaca, NY MSA
FY 2009 MFI: 71300 30% of Median 1510017250194002155023250250002670028450
Very Low Income 2515028700323003590038750416504450047400
Low-Income 4020045950517005745062050666507125075850
Kingston, NY MSA
FY 2009 MFI: 69700 30% of Median 1465016700188002090022550242502590027600
Very Low Income 2440027900313503485037650404504320046000
Low-Income 3905044600502005575060200646506915073600
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA MSA
Nassau-Suffolk, NY HMFA
FY 2009 MFI: 101800 30% of Median 2140024450275003055033000354503790040350
Very Low Income 3565040700458005090054950590506310067200
Low-Income 5160058950663507370079600855009140097300
New York, NY HMFA
FY 2009 MFI: 61600 30% of Median 1615018450207502305024900267502860030450
Very Low Income 2690030700345503840041450445504760050700
Low-Income 4300049150553006145066350713007620081100
Rockland County, NY HMFA
FY 2009 MFI: 102000 30% of Median 2140024500275503060033050355003795040400
Very Low Income 3570040800459005100055100591506325067300
Low-Income 4480051200576006400069100742507935084500
Westchester County, NY Statutory Exception Area
FY 2009 MFI: 105300 30% of Median 2210025300284503160034150366503920041700
Very Low Income 3685042100474005265056850610506530069500
Low-Income 5255060050675507505081050870509305099050
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY MSA
FY 2009 MFI: 81800 30% of Median 1720019650221002455026500285003045032400
Very Low Income 2865032700368004090044150474505070054000
Low-Income 4480051200576006400069100742507935084500
Rochester, NY MSA
FY 2009 MFI: 66500 30% of Median 1395015950179501995021550231502475026350
Very Low Income 2330026600299503325035900385504125043900
Low-Income 3725042550479005320057450617006595070200
Syracuse, NY MSA
FY 2009 MFI: 63700 30% of Median 1335015300172001910020650221502370025200
Very Low Income 2230025500286503185034400369503950042050
Low-Income 3565040750458505095055050591006320067250
Utica-Rome, NY MSA
FY 2009 MFI: 55800 30% of Median 1175013400151001675018100194502075022100
Very Low Income 1955022300251002790030150323503460036850
Low-Income 3125035700402004465048200518005535058950
Allegany County, NY
FY 2009 MFI: 50700 30% of Median 1150013150148001645017750191002040021700
Very Low Income 1920021950247002745029650318503405036250
Low-Income 3075035100395004390047400509005445057950
Cattaraugus County, NY
FY 2009 MFI: 51000 30% of Median 1150013150148001645017750191002040021700
Very Low Income 1920021950247002745029650318503405036250
Low-Income 3075035100395004390047400509005445057950
Cayuga County, NY
FY 2009 MFI: 58900 30% of Median 1235014100159001765019050204502190023300
Very Low Income 2060023550265002945031800341503650038850
Low-Income 3295037700424004710050850546505840062150
Chautauqua County, NY
FY 2009 MFI: 51900 30% of Median 1150013150148001645017750191002040021700
Very Low Income 1920021950247002745029650318503405036250
Low-Income 3075035100395004390047400509005445057950
Chenango County, NY
FY 2009 MFI: 53700 30% of Median 1150013150148001645017750191002040021700
Very Low Income 1920021950247002745029650318503405036250
Low-Income 3075035100395004390047400509005445057950
Clinton County, NY
FY 2009 MFI: 60900 30% of Median 1280014600164501825019700211502265024100
Very Low Income 2130024350274003045032900353003775040200
Low-Income 3410038950438504870052600565006040064300
Columbia County, NY
FY 2009 MFI: 65400 30% of Median 1370015700176501960021150227502430025850
Very Low Income 2290026150294503270035300379504055043150
Low-Income 3660041850470505230056500606506485069050
Cortland County, NY
FY 2009 MFI: 56800 30% of Median 1195013650153501705018400198002115022500
Very Low Income 1990022700255502840030650329503520037500
Low-Income 3180036350409004545049100527005635060000
Delaware County, NY
FY 2009 MFI: 51700 30% of Median 1150013150148001645017750191002040021700
Very Low Income 1920021950247002745029650318503405036250
Low-Income 3075035100395004390047400509005445057950
Essex County, NY
FY 2009 MFI: 55200 30% of Median 1160013250149001655017850192002050021850
Very Low Income 1930022100248502760029800320003420036450
Low-Income 3090035300397504415047700512005475058300
Franklin County, NY
FY 2009 MFI: 50200 30% of Median 1150013150148001645017750191002040021700
Very Low Income 1920021950247002745029650318503405036250
Low-Income 3075035100395004390047400509005445057950
Fulton County, NY
FY 2009 MFI: 50900 30% of Median 1150013150148001645017750191002040021700
Very Low Income 1920021950247002745029650318503405036250
Low-Income 3075035100395004390047400509005445057950
Genesee County, NY
FY 2009 MFI: 59200 30% of Median 1305014900168001865020150216502315024600
Very Low Income 2175024850279503105033550360003850041000
Low-Income 3480039750447504970053700576506165065600
Greene County, NY
FY 2009 MFI: 57500 30% of Median 1210013800155501725018650200002140022750
Very Low Income 2015023000259002875031050333503565037950
Low-Income 3220036800414004600049700533505705060700
Hamilton County, NY
FY 2009 MFI: 52100 30% of Median 1150013150148001645017750191002040021700
Very Low Income 1920021950247002745029650318503405036250
Low-Income 3075035100395004390047400509005445057950
Jefferson County, NY
FY 2009 MFI: 51200 30% of Median 1150013150148001645017750191002040021700
Very Low Income 1920021950247002745029650318503405036250
Low-Income 3075035100395004390047400509005445057950
Lewis County, NY
FY 2009 MFI: 50200 30% of Median 1150013150148001645017750191002040021700
Very Low Income 1920021950247002745029650318503405036250
Low-Income 3075035100395004390047400509005445057950
Montgomery County, NY
FY 2009 MFI: 54400 30% of Median 1335015250171501905020550221002360025150
Very Low Income 2220025400285503175034250368003935041900
Low-Income 3555040650457005080054850589506300067050
Otsego County, NY
FY 2009 MFI: 54700 30% of Median 1150013150148001645017750191002040021700
Very Low Income 1920021950247002745029650318503405036250
Low-Income 3075035100395004390047400509005445057950
Schuyler County, NY
FY 2009 MFI: 54500 30% of Median 1150013150148001645017750191002040021700
Very Low Income 1920021950247002745029650318503405036250
Low-Income 3075035100395004390047400509005445057950
Seneca County, NY
FY 2009 MFI: 57200 30% of Median 1200013700154501715018500199002125022650
Very Low Income 2000022900257502860030900332003545037750
Low-Income 3205036600412004575049400530505675060400
St. Lawrence County, NY
FY 2009 MFI: 49600 30% of Median 1150013150148001645017750191002040021700
Very Low Income 1920021950247002745029650318503405036250
Low-Income 3075035100395004390047400509005445057950
Steuben County, NY
FY 2009 MFI: 53800 30% of Median 1205013750155001720018600199502135022700
Very Low Income 2005022900258002865030950332503555037800
Low-Income 3210036700412504585049500532005685060500
Sullivan County, NY
FY 2009 MFI: 59100 30% of Median 1245014200160001775019150206002200023450
Very Low Income 2070023650266002955031900343003665039000
Low-Income 3310037850425504730051100548505865062450
Wyoming County, NY
FY 2009 MFI: 59300 30% of Median 1245014250160001780019200206502205023500
Very Low Income 2075023700267002965032000344003675039150
Low-Income 3320037950427004745051250550505885062650
Yates County, NY
FY 2009 MFI: 53000 30% of Median 1150013150148001645017750191002040021700
Very Low Income 1920021950247002745029650318503405036250
Low-Income 3075035100395004390047400509005445057950

Last updated on 05/14/10