# What Is The Payment Standard?

The payment standard is the maximum subsidy a PHA can pay on behalf of a family, and a PHA establishes payment standards based on the HUD-established Fair Market Rents (FMR) for the area. The payment standards must be within an established range (90-110%) of the FMR.

Do payment standards include utilities?

The Payment Standard includes a Utility Allowance component of $ 50. So, if an apartment includes utilities, the rent would have to be below $710 to be within the Payment Standard.

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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.

*24 CFR Â§ 982.503 - Payment standard amount and schedule.*

What is exception payment standard?

HUD regulations require housing authorities to set payments standards between 90% and 110% of the applicable area's Fair Market Rents (FMR).

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What is the payment standard for Section 8?

The Housing Authority establishes Voucher Payment Standards (VPS) based on the Fair Market Rents (FMR), which are established at least annually by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)....VOUCHER PAYMENT STANDARDS (VPS)

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