# What are HUD payment standards?

## What are HUD payment standards?

The Payment Standard is the maximum amount of assistance a family can receive and is based on the region’s fair market rent and funding from HUD. This is not the maximum rent that can be charged by landlords. This is the maximum amount a family can receive, but monthly assistance may be different.

## What is a Section 8 briefing packet?

A full HUD-required briefing will be conducted for applicant families who are determined to be eligible for assistance. The purpose of the briefing is to explain how the program works and the documents in the Voucher holder’s packet to families so that they are fully informed about the program.

How do you calculate 30% rent?

To calculate, simply divide your annual gross income by 40. Another rule of thumb is the 30% rule, meaning that you can put 30% of your annual gross income in rent. If you make \$90,000 a year, you can spend \$27,000 on rent, and so your monthly rent should be \$2,250.

How are payment standards calculated?

In the median rent method, HUD determines the exception payment standard amount by multiplying the FMR times a fraction of which the numerator is the median gross rent of the exception area and the denominator is the median gross rent of the entire FMR area.

### What is considered low income pa?

2021 POVERTY INCOME GUIDELINES CONTIGUOUS STATES U.S. GRANTEES EFFECTIVE February 23, 2021

House Hold/Family Size 100% 150%
1 \$12,880 \$19,320
2 \$17,420 \$26,130
3 \$21,960 \$32,940
4 \$26,500 \$39,750

### How much do DuPage Housing Authority vouchers cost?

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by DuPage Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was \$395 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was \$1,076. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is \$90.

Is the DuPage Housing Authority Section 8 waiting list open?

The DuPage Housing Authority (DHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for for one day in March, 2019; and before that for one day in June, 2016; and in 2010.

What is dudupage Housing Authority?

DuPage Housing Authority is a public housing agency (PHA) that administers the Housing Choice Voucher Program, a federally funded subsidized housing program under the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

## What is the difference between Glendale Housing Authority and DuPage Housing Authority?

The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Glendale Heights is the DuPage Housing Authority. The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Itasca is the DuPage Housing Authority. The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lisle is the DuPage Housing Authority.