Income and Affordable Rent Guidelines

2021 Income Guidelines

Boise City Median Income for a household of four is $75,300.

Guidelines are effective as of June 1, 2021.

Income Guidelines

(100% of Median Income)

Household SizeAnnual Gross IncomeAffordable Rent*
1 Person$52,700$1,318
2 Person$60,200$1,505
3 Person$67,800$1,695
4 Person$75,300$1,883
5 Person$81,300$2,033
6 Person$87,300$2,183
7 Person$93,400$2,335
8 Person$99,400$2,485

Low Income Guidelines

(80% of Median Income)

Household SizeAnnual Gross IncomeAffordable Rent*
1 Person$42,200$1,055
2 Person$48,200$1,205
3 Person$54,250$1,356
4 Person$60,250$1,506
5 Person$65,100$1,628
6 Person$69,900$1,748
7 Person$74,750$1,869
8 Person$79,550$1,989

Very-Low Income Guidelines

(60% of Median Income)

Household SizeAnnual Gross IncomeAffordable Rent*
1 Person$31,680$792
2 Person$36,180$905
3 Person$40,680$1,017
4 Person$45,180$1,130
5 Person$48,840$1,221
6 Person$52,440$1,311
7 Person$56,040$1,401
8 Person$59,640$1,491

Extremely Low Income Guidelines

(30% of Median Income)

Household SizeAnnual Gross IncomeAffordable Rent*
1 Person$15,850$396
2 Person$18,100$453
3 Person$20,350$509
4 Person$22,600$565
5 Person$24,450$611
6 Person$26,250$656
7 Person$28,050$701
8 Person$29,850$746

*Households that pay more than 30% of their income for housing are considered cost burdened and may have difficulty affording necessities. (reference: www.hud.gov)

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