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 2019: Median Family Income (Family of Four) = $79,300

FFY 2019 (Effective 4-1-2019)

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$61,850$42,180$28,120$28,120
2$76,416$70,650$48,180$32,120
3$79,500
4$88,300
5$95,400
6$102,450
7$109,500
8$116,600

Income Limits - Workforce Housing Programs

Household SizeDowntown Workforce PropertiesGeneral Workforce Properties
(80%/120% AMI)(160% AMI)
Minimum Income Maximum IncomeMinimum Income Maximum Income
1 $10,000$56,450 (80% AMI)$30,000$112,480
2 $10,000$76,416 (120% AMI)$35,000$128,480
3 $40,000$144,000
4 $45,000$160,480
5 $50,000$173,440
6 $55,000$186,240