24 CFR 81.19 - Affordability

§ 81.19 Affordability—Rent level definitions—tenant income is not known.
For purposes of determining whether a rental unit is affordable to very-low-, low-, or moderate-income families where the income of the family in the dwelling unit is not known to the GSE, the affordability of the unit is determined based on unit size as follows:
(a) For moderate-income, maximum affordable rents to count as housing for moderate-income families shall not exceed the following percentages of area median income with adjustments, depending on unit size:
Unit size Percentage of area median income
*31.2% plus (3.6% multiplied by the number of bedrooms in excess of 3);
Efficiency 21
1 bedroom 22.5
2 bedrooms 27
3 bedrooms or more (*)
(b) For low-income, maximum affordable rents to count as housing for low-income families shall not exceed the following percentages of area median income with adjustments, depending on unit size:
Unit size Percentage of area median income
*24.96% plus (2.88% multiplied by the number of bedrooms in excess of 3); and
Efficiency 16.8
1 bedroom 18
2 bedrooms 21.6
3 bedrooms or more (*)
(c) For very-low-income, maximum affordable rents to count as housing for very-low-income families shall not exceed the following percentages of area median income with adjustments, depending on unit size:
Unit size Percentage of area median income
*18.72% plus (2.16% multiplied by the number of bedrooms in excess of 3).
Efficiency 12.6
1 bedroom 13.5
2 bedrooms 16.2
3 bedrooms or more (*)
(d) For especially-low-income, maximum affordable rents to count as housing for especially-low-income families shall not exceed the following percentages of area median income with adjustments, depending on unit size:
Unit size Percentage of area median income
* 15.6% plus (1.8% multiplied by the number of bedrooms in excess of 3).
Efficiency 10.5
1 bedroom 11.25
2 bedrooms 13.5
3 bedrooms or more (*)
(e) Missing Information. Each GSE shall make every effort to obtain the information necessary to make the calculations in this section. If a GSE makes such efforts but cannot obtain data on the number of bedrooms in particular units, in making the calculations on such units, the units shall be assumed to be efficiencies except as provided in § 81.15(e)(6)(i).
[60 FR 61888, Dec. 1, 1995, as amended at 65 FR 65089, Oct. 31, 2000]

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 12 - BANKS AND BANKING

§ 1451 - Definitions

§ 1452 - Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation

§ 1453 - Capitalization of Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation

§ 1454 - Purchase and sale of mortgages; residential mortgages; conventional mortgages; terms and conditions of sale or other disposition; authority to enter into, perform, and carry out transactions

§ 1455 - Obligations and securities of the Corporation

§ 1456 - Immunity of Corporation; audits and reporting requirements; data collection; Housing Advisory Council

§ 1457 - Prohibited activities; penalties for violations by organizations, officers and members of organizations, and individuals

§ 1458 - Territorial applicability

§ 1459 - Separability

§ 1716 - Declaration of purposes of subchapter

12 U.S. Code § 1716–1, 1716a - Repealed. Aug. 2, 1954, ch. 649, title II,

§ 1716b - Partition of Federal National Mortgage Association into Federal National Mortgage Association and Government National Mortgage Association; assets and liabilities; operations

§ 1717 - Federal National Mortgage Association and Government National Mortgage Association

§ 1717a - Prohibition against sale of obligations by Federal departments and agencies after June 30, 1966, without compliance with requirements of

§ 1718 - Capitalization of Federal National Mortgage Association

§ 1719 - Secondary market operations

§ 1720 - Repealed.

§ 1721 - Management and liquidation functions of Government National Mortgage Association

§ 1722 - Benefits and burdens incident to administration of functions and operations under

§ 1723 - Management

§ 1723a - General powers of Government National Mortgage Association and Federal National Mortgage Association

§ 1723b - Investment of funds

§ 1723c - Obligations, participations, or other instruments as lawful investments; acceptance as security; exempt securities

§ 1723d - Transfer of certain functions to Association

§ 1723e - Repealed.

§ 1723f - Repealed.

§ 1723h - Repealed.

§ 4501 - Congressional findings

§ 4502 - Definitions

§ 4503 - Protection of taxpayers against liability

§ 4511 - Establishment of the Federal Housing Finance Agency

§ 4512 - Director

§ 4513 - Duties and authorities of Director

§ 4513a - Federal Housing Finance Oversight Board

§ 4513b - Prudential management and operations standards

§ 4514 - Authority to require reports by regulated entities

§ 4514a - Study and reports on guarantee fees

§ 4515 - Personnel

§ 4516 - Funding

§ 4517 - Examinations

§ 4518 - Prohibition and withholding of executive compensation

§ 4518a - Limitation on bonuses to executives of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

§ 4519 - Authority to provide for review of regulated entities

§ 4520 - Minority and women inclusion; diversity requirements

§ 4521 - Annual reports by Director

§ 4522 - Public disclosure of final orders and agreements

§ 4523 - Limitation on subsequent employment

§ 4524 - Audits by GAO

§ 4525 - Information, records, and meetings

§ 4526 - Regulations and orders

§ 4541 - Prior approval authority for products

§ 4542 - Housing Price Index

§ 4543 - Public access to mortgage information

§ 4544 - Annual housing report

§ 4545 - Fair housing

§ 4546 - Prohibition of public disclosure of proprietary information

§ 4547 - Enterprise guarantee fees

§ 4548 - Repealed.

§ 4561 - Establishment of housing goals

§ 4562 - Single-family housing goals

§ 4563 - Multifamily special affordable housing goal

§ 4564 - Discretionary adjustment of housing goals

§ 4565 - Duty to serve underserved markets and other requirements

§ 4566 - Monitoring and enforcing compliance with housing goals

§ 4567 - Affordable housing allocations

§ 4568 - Housing Trust Fund

§ 4569 - Capital Magnet Fund

§ 4581 - Cease and desist proceedings

§ 4582 - Hearings

§ 4583 - Judicial review

§ 4584 - Enforcement and jurisdiction

§ 4585 - Civil money penalties

§ 4586 - Public disclosure of final orders and agreements

§ 4587 - Notice of service

§ 4588 - Subpoena authority

§ 4589 - Repealed.

§ 4601 - Review of underwriting guidelines

§ 4602 - Studies of effects of privatization of FNMA and FHLMC

§ 4603 - Transition

§ 4611 - Risk-based capital levels for regulated entities

§ 4612 - Minimum capital levels

§ 4613 - Critical capital levels

§ 4614 - Capital classifications

§ 4615 - Supervisory actions applicable to undercapitalized regulated entities

§ 4616 - Supervisory actions applicable to significantly undercapitalized regulated entities

§ 4617 - Authority over critically undercapitalized regulated entities

§ 4618 - Notice of classification and enforcement action

§ 4619 to 4621 - Repealed.

§ 4622 - Capital restoration plans

§ 4623 - Judicial review of Director action

§ 4624 - Reviews of enterprise assets and liabilities

§ 4631 - Cease-and-desist proceedings

§ 4632 - Temporary cease-and-desist orders

§ 4633 - Hearings

§ 4634 - Judicial review

§ 4635 - Enforcement and jurisdiction

§ 4636 - Civil money penalties

§ 4636a - Removal and prohibition authority

§ 4636b - Criminal penalty

§ 4637 - Notice after separation from service

§ 4638 - Private rights of action

§ 4639 - Public disclosure of final orders and agreements

§ 4640 - Notice of service

§ 4641 - Subpoena authority

U.S. Code: Title 28 - JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE
U.S. Code: Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE