Additional Selection Criteria

on Apr 14, 2013 by BH-Housing | No Comments »

1. As of July 1, 1984, only very low income families can be approved for admission to any unit for which initial occupancy began on or after October 1, 1981, except with the prior approval of HUD. In order to ensure that low income families are not discriminated against, as of July 1, 1984, any units with an Annual Contribution Contract before October 1, 1981, BH can allow 25 percent of the units to be occupied by lower income families.

2. Modified income limits are hereby approved effective July 1, 1984, for designated Indian Reservations in selected States as indicated below:

Colorado……….Southern Ute, Ute Mountain Ute
Montana………..Blackfeet, Crow, Flathead (Salish/Kootenai), Fort Belknap, Fort Peck, Northern Cheyenne, Rocky Boy (Chippewa – Cree)
Nebraska……….Omaha, Santee Sioux, Winnebago
North Dakota…Fort Berthold, Trenton, Turtle Mountain, Fort Totten (Devil’s Lake Sioux)
South Dakota…Cheyenne River, Crow Creek, Flandreau, Lower Brule, Oglala Sioux, (Pine Ridge), Standing Rock, Rosebud, Sisseton-Wahpeton, Yankton Sioux
Wyoming……..Wind River (Shonshone/Araphoe)
Utah…………….Soshute, Utah Paiute (Southern Paiute), Ute Indian (Uintah/Ouray)

Income limits for lower-income and very-low income families by family size:
The Blackfeet Reservation is required to use the United States median income limits for Lower-Income and Very-Low Income Families by Family Size. Income Limits are based on the latest published median income.

3. Very Low Income family: A lower income family whose Annual Income does not exceed 50 percent of the median income for the areas, as determined by HUD, with adjustments for smaller and larger families. HUD may establish income limits higher or lower than 50 percent of the median income for the area on the basis of its finding that such variations are necessary because of unusually high or low family incomes.

4. Lower Income Family: A family whose Annual Income does not exceed 80 percent of the median income for the area, as determined by HUD with adjustments for small or larger families. HUD may establish limits higher or lower than 80 percent of the median income for the area on the basis of its finding that such variations are necessary because of the prevailing levels of construction costs or unusually high or low family income.

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