Income guidelines

Most DHCD programs are limited to low- and moderate-income households. Use this table to determine your household’s eligibility.

Household size
Program name 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 8+
Adaptive Modifications Program (1) $30,600 $35,000 $39,350 $43,700 $47,200 $50,700 $54.200 $57,700 Add $3,500 per person
Basic Systems Repair Program (1) $30,600 $35,000 $39,350 $43,700 $47,200 $50,700 $54,200 $57,700 Add $3,500 per person
Neighborhood Energy Centers (1) $30,600 $35,000 $39,350 $43,700 $47,200 $50,700 $54,200 $57,700 Add $3,500 per person
Weatherization Assistance
Program (2)
$24,980 $33,820 $42,660 $51,500 $60,340 $69,180 $78,020 $86,860 Add $8,840 per person
Heater Hotline Program (3) $18,735 $25,365 $31,995 $38,625 $45,255 $51,885 $58,515 $65,145 Add $6,630 per person
Philly First Home Program (4) $73,440 $84,000 $94,440 $104,880 $113,280 $121,680 $130,080 $138,480 Add $8,840 per person
Restore, Repair, Renew (5) $75,720 $86,520 $97,320 $108,120 $116,880 $125,520 $134,160 $142,800

(1) Represents 50% of Area Median Income under HUD Section 8 annual income limits, effective April 1, 2018.
(2) Represents 200% of federal poverty-level guidelines, effective Jan. 11, 2019.
(3) Represents 150% of federal poverty-level guidelines, effective Jan. 11, 2019.
(4) Represents 120% of Area Median Income under HUD Section 8 annual income limits, effective April 1, 2018.
(5) Represents 120% of Area Median Income under HUD Section 8 annual income limits, effective April 24, 2019.

Philadelphia’s Foreclosure Prevention Program and housing counseling services are open to all Philadelphia residents regardless of income.

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