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 October 1, 2017
Efficiency $765.00
1 Bedroom $842.00
2 Bedroom $1045.00
3 Bedroom $1381.00
4 Bedroom $1657.00
5 Bedroom $1906.00

The utilities are included in these figures.

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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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