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FY 2017 Income Limits Documentation System

FY 2017 Income Limits Summary

FY 2017 Income Limit Area Median Income
FY 2017 Income Limit Category Persons in Family
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Fairfield County $74,500 Very Low (50%) Income Limits ($)
26,050 29,800 33,500 37,200 40,200 43,200 46,150 49,150
Extremely Low Income Limits ($)*
15,650 17,850 20,420 24,600 28,780 32,960 37,140 41,320
Low (80%) Income Limits ($)
41,650 47,600 53,550 59,500 64,300 69,050 73,800 78,550

Selecting any of the buttons labeled "Explanation" will display detailed calculation steps for each of the various parameters.

NOTE: Fairfield County is part of the Columbus, OH HUD Metro FMR Area, so all information presented here applies to all of the Columbus, OH HUD Metro FMR Area. The Columbus, OH HUD Metro FMR Area contains the following areas: Delaware County, OH; Fairfield County, OH; Franklin County, OH; Licking County, OH; Madison County, OH; Morrow County, OH; and Pickaway County, OH.

* The FY 2014 Consolidated Appropriations Act changed the definition of extremely low-income to be the greater of 30/50ths (60 percent) of the Section 8 very low-income limit or the poverty guideline as established by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), provided that this amount is not greater than the Section 8 50% very low-income limit. Consequently, the extremely low income limits may equal the very low (50%) income limits.

Income Limit areas are based on FY 2017 Fair Market Rent (FMR) areas. For information on FMRs, please see our associated FY 2017 Fair Market Rent documentation system.

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