Payment Standards

Definition of Payment Standard
24 CFR 982.4
• Payment standard. The maximum monthly assistance payment for a family assisted in the voucher program (before deducting the total tenant payment by the family).

Use of the Payment Standard
24 CFR 982.505
• A payment standard is used to calculate the monthly housing assistance payment (HAP) for the family.
• The payment standard for the family is the lower of:
- The payment standard amount for the family unit (voucher) size
- The payment standard amount for the size of the dwelling unit rented by the family

EFFECTIVE December 15, 2015
Efficiency $668.00
1 Bedroom $795.00
2 Bedroom $992.00
3 Bedroom $1319.00
4 Bedroom $1575.00
5 Bedroom $1811.00

The utilities are included in these figures.


The Housing Authority of the City of Tampa provides equal opportunity to participates in our housing programs. Any disabled person, outlined by the American With Disabilities Act, requiring a reasonable accommodation to make this process accessible may request such by contacting (813) 341-9101

Where can I get more Help?

Assisted Housing Information:
(813) 253-0551

Public Housing Information:
(813) 341-9101

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