# How Is HUD Rent Calculated?

Rent Amount Rent is referred to as Total Tenant Payment (TTP) and calculated using the greatest of: 30% of monthly adjusted income. 10% of monthly income. The welfare rent in as-paid states.

How do you calculate 30% of 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.

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How does HUD calculate income?

HUD calculates Income Limits as a function of the area's Median Family Income (MFI). The basis for HUD's median family incomes is data from the American Community Survey, table B19113 â€“ MEDIAN FAMILY INCOME IN THE PAST 12 MONTHS. The term Area Median Income is the term used more generally in the industry.

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How does HUD figure your rent?

In most circumstances, your rent will be 30 percent of your monthly adjusted income; HUD covers the other 70 percent. The amount of rental assistance you qualify for is calculated by dividing your AGI by 12 and then multiplying it by 30 percent. The result of which is called the total tenant payment.

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Public housing is limited to low-income families and individuals. An HA determines your eligibility based on: 1) annual gross income; 2) whether you qualify as elderly, a person with a disability, or as a family; and 3) U.S. citizenship or eligible immigration status.

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