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Utility Allowances

Monday, January 30, 2023

DHCD allows owners of projects financed through federal resources (e.g., low-income housing tax credits, HOME funds) to calculate utility allowances through one of four (4) options.

The four (4) utility allowance options are listed below and are further explained in the Utility Allowance Policy.

  1. Applicable Public Housing Authority (PHA) Utility Allowance
  2. Local Utility Company Estimate
  3. HUD Utility Schedule Model
  4. Energy Consumption Model

For additional details, please review the Utility Allowance Policy.