Income Limits

Chicago Low-Income Housing Trust Fund assists residents living in poverty, meaning their incomes do not exceed 30 percent of the area median income (AMI). Presently, those limits are as follows.

Maximum Income Limits 2021

Household Size

Maximum Income
0-15% Area Median Income
Maximum Income
16-20% Area Median Income
Maximum Income
21-30% Area Median Income
1 $9,795 $13,060 $19,600
2 $11,190 $14,920 $22,400
3 $12,585 $16,780 $25,200
4 $13,980 $18,640 $27,950
5 $15,105 $20,140 $30,200
6 $16,230 $21,640 $32,450
7 $17,340 $23,120 $34,700
8 $18,465 $24,620 $36,900
9 $19,575 $26,100 $39,130
10 $20,700 $27,600 $41,366

Income limits are based on the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL HUD Metro Area (as published and updated by HUD, from time to time).  Effective until superseded.  Published April 1, 2021.

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More Information

More information about the Rental Subsidy Program can be found in the Program Guide.