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 2022: Median Family Income (Family of Four) = $100,100

Effective 4-18-2022

Income Limits - Section 8 and RAD Housing Programs

Household SizeSection 8 Housing Choice VoucherRAD - formerly Public Housing
1$78,350$58,680
2$89,550$67,080
3$100,750$75,480
4$111,900$83,820
5$120,900$90,540
6$129,850$97,260
7$147,750$103,980
(80% AMI)(60% AMI)

Income Limits - Supportive Housing Programs

Household SizeBradley Studios, Artisan Court The Gardens on HopeJohnson CourtGarden CourtEl Carrillo
1$58,680$58,680$48,900$39,120$39,120
2$67,080$67,080$55,900$44,720
(60% AMI)(60% AMI)(50% AMI)(40% AMI)(40% AMI)

Income Limits - Senior Housing Programs

Household SizeSenior Non-Subsidized Housing  Senior Subsidized Housing
Minimum Income Maximum IncomeMaximum Income
1$35,000$140,000$70,050
2$35,000$160,000$80,050
(120% AMI)(80% AMI)

Income Limits - Workforce Housing Programs

Household SizeDowntown Workforce PropertiesGeneral Workforce Properties
Minimum Income Maximum IncomeMinimum Income Maximum IncomeMaximum Income
1 $25,000$70,050 (80% AMI)$35,00070,050$122,920
2 $25,000$86,496 (120% AMI)$40,00080,050$140,480
3 $45,00090,050$158,040
4 $50,000100,050$175,600
5 $55,000108,100$189,648
(80%/120% AMI)(80% AMI)(120% AMI)