Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Income Guidelines

HUD Income Guidelines


Effective March 2016, Median Income is defined as the middle income level at which one-half of all households in the community earn the money, and one-half of all households earn less. The median area family income is estimated by HUD on a local basis, and is further broken down according to family size. HUD updates these income limits annually.
  • Extremely Low Income: 30 percent of the area median family income or below
  • Low Income: 50 percent of the area median family income or below
  • Moderate Income: 80 percent of the area median family income or below
The following chart represents HUD income limits for Dallas County. Please call the Housing and Human Services Department for updates at (972) 721-4800.

Current Dallas County Median Income Limits


Family Size Very Low Income
(30% of Median)
Low Income
(50% of Median)
Moderate Income
(80% of Median)
1   $15,050   $25,100   $40,150  
2   $17,200   $28,700   $45.900  
3   $20,160   $32,300   $51,650  
4   $24,300   $35,850   $57,350  
5   $28,440   $38,750   $61,950  
6   $32,580   $41,600   $66,550  
7   $36,730   $44,500   $71,150  
8   $40,890   $47,350   $75,750