In order to receive assistance under any program operated by the Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara, an applicant must meet the program income limits noted in the tables below.

*For the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program (HCV), at least 75% of annual new admissions must be at or below 30% of the Area Median Income (AMI).

For 2018: Median Family Income (Family of Four) = $79,600

FFY 2018 (Effective 4-1-2018)

Income Limits - Non-Workforce Housing Programs

Household SizeSenior Owned Housing Section 8 HCV (Tenant-Based & Project-Based), RAD &
FUP
Supportive Housing Garden CourtEl Carrillo
(120% AMI)(80% AMI)(60% AMI)(40% AMI)(40% AMI)
1$66,864$56,250$42,180$28,120$28,120
2$76,416$64,250$48,180$32,120
3$72,300
4$80,300
5$86,750
6$93,150
7$99,600
8$106,050

Income Limits - Workforce Housing Programs

Household SizeDowntown Workforce Housing Workforce Housing  
(80% AMI)(80% AMI)(160% AMI)(160% AMI)
Minimum Income LimitsMaximum Income LimitsMinimum Income LimitsMaximum Income Limits
1 $10,000$56,450$30,000$112,480
2 $10,000$76,416$35,000$128,480
3 $40,000$144,000
4 $45,000$160,480
5 $50,000$173,440
6 $55,000$186,240