Eligibility Guidelines

 Many of the programs and services that we offer have income requirements that must be met in compliance with the grant that the funding is available through. 

 FY 2016 Income Limits Summary for Dubuque, IA as set by HUD.
Median Income   Persons in Household  1
 2
 3
 4
 5
 6
 7
 8
 $67,400 30% Income Limits ($)  $14,150
$16,200 $20,160 $24,300 $28,440 $32,580 $36,730 $40,890
50% Income Limits ($)  $23,600
$27,000 $30,350 $33,700 $36,400 $39,100 $41,800 $44,500
80% Income Limits ($)    $37,750
$43,150 $48,550 $53,900 $58,250 $62,550 $66,850 $71,150

The following programs are available to households with no income limitations:
Washington Neighborhood Programs: Homeowner Rehabilitation Program & Homeowner Purchase Program
Historic Preservation Revolving Loan Fund
Dubuque Circles Initiative

The following programs are available to households with income at or below 50%:
 Rental Assistance Programs Homeowner Programs

Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8)   First-Time Homebuyer Loan Program
  Moderate Rehabilitation Program   Homeowner Rehabilitation Loan Program
  Project Based Voucher Program   Home Repair Program
  Special Needs Assistance Program (Shelter Plus Care)   Housing Choice Voucher Homeowner Program
  Rental Unit Rehabilitation Program*  

    
The following programs are available to households with income at or below 80%:
 Rental Assistance Programs Homeowner Programs

Rental Unit Rehabilitation Program*   First-Time Homebuyer Loan Program
 
  Homeowner Rehabilitation Loan Program
 
  Home Repair Program
      Housing Choice Voucher Homeowner Program
 
 

*Rental Unit Rehabilitation:  Property owner must apply for this program.  Units must be occupied by families with income at or below 80% of area median income.  Income eligibility is determined based on tenant income, not the landlord income.