Housing Program Income Limits

Below are the 2014 income limits* that are used by the Community Development Department and other agencies to determine eligibility for housing assistance programs.

Household Size 40% of Median 50% of Median 60% of Median HUD 80% of Median City 80% of Median 100% of Median 120% of Median
Program Eligibility Minimum for City Inclusionary Housing Program (without Housing voucher)

CHA Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program
CHA Elderly Public Housing

CHA Family Public Housing

City Home Improvement Programs (through HRI & JAS) in most areas

Most private and non-profit Affordable Housing
for City Inclusionary Housing Program City Financial Assistance Program for Homebuyers City Home Improvement Programs (through HRI & JAS) in some areas
1 person $26,360 $32,950 $39,540 $47,450 $52,720 $65,900 $79,080
2 persons $30,120 $37,650 $45,180 $54,200 $60,240 $75,300 $90,360
3 persons $33,880 $42,350 $50,820 $61,000 $67,760 $84,700 $101,640
4 persons $37,640 $47,050 $56,460 $67,750 $75,280 $94,100 $112,920
5 persons $40,680 $50,850 $61,020 $73,200 $81,360 $101,700 $122,040
6 persons $43,680 $54,600 $65,520 $78,600 $87,360 $109,200 $131,040
7 persons $46,680 $58,350 $70,020 $84,050 $93,360 $116,700 $140,040
8 persons $49,720 $62,150 $74,580 $89,450 $99,440 $124,300 $149,160

* Income limits are calculated by HUD for the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH Metro FMR Area, with the exception of the City 80% of median income limits which are set by the Cambridge Affordable Housing Trust for certain City programs (e.g. Inclusionary Housing Program). All income limits are subject to change.

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