HUD Publishes Income Limits for Multiple Programs

On May 3, 2021, HUD published 2021 income limits for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program, HOME, HOPWA, Housing Trust Fund (HTF), and the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP).  HUD also published the 2021 rent levels for HOME and HTF.

In addition to the programs noted above, new income limits were published for (1) the Brownfield Economic Development Initiative [BEDI], (2) the Section 108 Loan Guarantee Program, and (3) Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity [SHOP].

The 2021 income limits will be effective on June 1, 2021 for all programs except ESG, for which the 2021 limits became effective on April 1, 2021.

The updated limits can be accessed on the HUD Exchange’s Income Calculator page ( under “Related Materials.”

The rent limits for the HOME and HTF program will be effective on June 1, 2021. The HOME rent limits can be accessed on the HUD Exchange HOME Rent Limits ( and the HTF rent limits may be found on the HTF Rent Limits page (