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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) $33,850 $38,650 $43,500 $48,300 $52,200 $56,050 $59,900 $63,800 Add $3,850 per person
Basic Systems Repair Program (1) $33,850 $38,650 $43,500 $48,300 $52,200 $56,050 $59,900 $63,800 Add $3,850 per person
Neighborhood Energy Centers (1) $33,850 $38,650 $43,500 $48,300 $52,200 $56,050 $59,900 $63,800 Add $3,850 per person
Heater Hotline Program (2) $19,140 $25,860 $32,580 $39,300 $46,020 $52,740 $59,460 $66,180 Add $6,720 per person
Philly First Home Program (3) $81,150 $92,750 $104,350 $115,950 $125,200 $134,500 $143,750 $153,050 Add $9,250 per person
Restore, Repair, Renew (3) $81,150 $92,750 $104,350 $115,950 $125,200 $134,500 $143,750 $153,050 Add $9,250 per person

(1) Represents 50% of Area Median Income under HUD Section 8 annual income limits, effective April 1, 2020.
(2) Represents 150% of federal poverty-level guidelines, effective January 21, 2020.
(3) Represents 120% of Area Median Income under HUD Section 8 annual income limits, effective April 1, 2020.

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

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