Income Limits & Payment Standards

Income Limits

HUD's Income Limits (Effective 5/1/2017)
1 Person Household: $25,000
2 Person Household: $28,600
3 Person Household: $32,150
4 Person Household $35,700
5 Person Household $38,600
6 Person Household $41,450
7 Person Household: $44,300
8 Person Household: $47,150


Payment Standards


A payment standard is Cleburne Housing’s maximum allowable monthly assistance; Payment standards include rent and utilities. HUD determines a payment standard that is the amount generally needed to rent a moderately priced unit in the area. If a family rents over the payment standard they will be required to pay the additional amount; however they may not pay more than 40% of their adjusted monthly income for rent.

Bedroom Size 2017 CHA Payment Standard
1 Bedroom $770
2 Bedroom $973
3 Bedroom $1,338
4 Bedroom $1,702
Effective 10/1/2016

Occupancy Standards


Occupancy standards are established to ensure that units are occupied by families of the appropriate size. HUD regulations provide for the smallest number of bedrooms needed to house a family without overcrowding the unit. Participant families are allowed one bedroom for each two persons regardless of age/gender:
Voucher Size Minimum Persons
in Household
Maximum Persons
in Household
0 1 1
1 1 2
2 3 4
3 5 6
4 7 8