Housing and Community Development
 

 

 Income Guidelines

                                                                             

The following Income Guidelines are determined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), State Housing and Community Development, and calculated pursuant to Santa Barbara County's Housing Element.  These figures are primarily based on Area Median Income (AMI) for a family of four, adjusted for household size and income category.  Please note these numbers may be subject to change annually. 

Based on the median family income of $77,100 for Santa Barbara County as determined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Santa Barbara County's Housing Element and Housing Implementation Guidelines (revised June 2009).

Maximum Allowable Household Incomes for 2016*   
(Effective May 25, 2016)

Household Size

(persons in household)

Very-Low

(0-50%)

Low

(50 80%)

Lower-Moderate (81- 100 %)

Upper-Moderate (101- 120%)

Middle-Median (121 150%)

1

$27,000

$43,200

$53,950

$64,750

$80,950

2

30,850

49,350

61,700

74,000

92,500

3

34,700

55,500

69,400

83,250

104,100

4

38,550

61,700

77,100

92,500

115,650

5

41,650

66,600

83,250

99,900

124,900

6

44,700

71,550

89,450

107,300

134,150

7

47,800

76,500

95,600

114,700

143,400

8 or more

50,900

81,400

101,750

122,150

152,650





*Please note that these numbers may be subject to change Spring 2016

*The information contained in this website is subject to change at anytime without prior notice