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Monthly Income Limits & Fair Market Rent

ERAP assists District residents with an income of less than 40% of the Area Median Income (AMI) who are facing a housing emergency and provides rent assistance to stabilize housing, re-establish housing, and prevent eviction. ERAP eligibility is based on income and following is an overview of the ERAP monthly income limits.   

ERAP Monthly Income Limits 

Household
          Size          

40% AMI
             Annual Salary               

40% AMI
          Monthly Income   
      

$35,280.00 

$2,940.00 

$40,320.00 

$3,360.00 

$45,360.00 

$3,780.00 

$50,400.00 

$4,200.00 

$55,440.00 

$4,620.00 

$60,480.00 

$5,040.00 

$65,520.00 

$5,460.00 

$70,560.00 

$5,880.00 

$75,600.00 

$6,300.00 

10 

$80,640.00 

$6,720.00 

11 

$85,680.00 

$7,140.00 

12 

$90,720.00 

$7,560.00 

13 

$95,760.00 

$7,980.00 

14 

$100,800.00 

$8,400.00 

15 

$105,840.00 

$8,820.00 

16 

$110,880.00 

$9,240.00 

17 

$115,920.00 

$9,660.00 

18 

$120,960.00 

$10,080.00 

19 

$126,000.00 

$10,500.00 

20 

$131,040.00 

$10,920.00 

Residents participating in ERAP may be eligible to receive up to five months of rent payments based on zip code and bedroom size per the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Rental Reasonable Guidelines. Updated guidelines have increased the average five month rental payment to as much as $10,205.00Eligible households may apply more than once within a twelve (12) month period and until their assistance cap is reached.

DC Fair Market Rent

  ZIP Code 

  Efficiency 

  One-Bedroom 

  Two-Bedroom 

  Three-Bedroom 

  Four-Bedroom 

20001 

$2,080  

$2,130  

$2,430  

$3,120  

$3,780  

20002 

$1,330  

$1,360  

$1,550  

$1,990  

$2,410  

20003 

$2,270  

$2,320  

$2,650  

$3,400  

$4,120  

20004 

$2,270  

$2,320  

$2,650  

$3,400  

$4,120  

20005 

$2,160  

$2,210  

$2,520  

$3,230  

$3,910  

20006 

$1,630  

$1,670  

$1,900  

$2,440  

$2,950  

20007 

$1,880  

$1,920  

$2,190  

$2,810  

$3,400  

20008 

$2,140  

$2,190  

$2,500  

$3,200  

$3,880  

20009 

$2,180  

$2,230  

$2,540  

$3,260  

$3,950  

20010 

$1,540  

$1,580  

$1,800  

$2,310  

$2,800  

20011 

$1,210  

$1,240  

$1,410  

$1,810  

$2,190  

20012 

$1,150  

$1,180  

$1,340  

$1,720  

$2,080  

20013 

$1,410  

$1,440  

$1,640  

$2,100  

$2,550  

20015 

$1,590  

$1,630  

$1,860  

$2,380  

$2,890  

20016 

$1,940  

$1,980  

$2,260  

$2,900  

$3,510  

20017 

$1,330  

$1,360  

$1,550  

$1,990  

$2,410  

20018 

$1,010  

$1,040  

$1,180  

$1,530  

$1,890  

20019 

$990  

$1,010  

$1,160  

$1,530  

$1,890  

20020 

$1,110  

$1,130  

$1,290  

$1,650  

$2,000  

20024 

$1,660  

$1,700  

$1,940  

$2,490  

$3,010  

20026 

$1,410  

$1,440  

$1,640  

$2,100  

$2,550  

20027 

$1,410  

$1,440  

$1,640  

$2,100  

$2,550  

20029 

$1,410  

$1,440  

$1,640  

$2,100  

$2,550  

20030 

$1,410  

$1,440  

$1,640  

$2,100  

$2,550  

20032 

$1,030  

$1,050  

$1,200  

$1,540  

$1,890  

20033 

$1,410  

$1,440  

$1,640  

$2,100  

$2,550  

20035 

$1,410  

$1,440  

$1,640  

$2,100  

$2,550  

20036 

$1,730  

$1,770  

$2,020  

$2,590  

$3,140  

20037 

$2,270  

$2,320  

$2,650  

$3,400  

$4,120  

20038 

$1,410  

$1,440  

$1,640  

$2,100  

$2,550  

20039 

$1,410  

$1,440  

$1,640  

$2,100  

$2,550  

20040 

$1,410  

$1,440  

$1,640  

$2,100  

$2,550  

20041 

$1,700  

$1,740  

$1,980  

$2,540  

$3,080  

20043 

$1,410  

$1,440  

$1,640  

$2,100  

$2,550  

20044 

$1,410  

$1,440  

$1,640  

$2,100  

$2,550  

20045 

$1,410  

$1,440  

$1,640  

$2,100  

$2,550  

20052 

$2,070  

$2,120  

$2,410  

$3,100  

$3,750