Low-income family means a family whose income does not exceed 80 percent of the median income for the area unless the Secretary determines that a higher or lower ceiling is warranted. This definition includes families consisting of one person as defined by 42 U.S.C. 1437a(3).
20 CFR § 688.120
In addition to the definitions at sec. 3 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and 675.300 of this chapter, the following definitions apply: