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Utility Allowance Chart 

Revised 6-1-2016
 

Heating

Single Family

             
  SRO Studio 1 2 3 4 5 6  
Oil $54 $72 $97 $117 $147 $166 $193 $222  
Gas $29 $39 $52 $63 $79 $89 $104 $119  
Electric $49 $65 $89 $106 $134 $151 $176 $202  

Duplex or 2-3 Family

             
  SRO Studio 1 2 3 4 5 6  
Oil $50 $66 $85 $112 $139 $164 $186 $214  
Gas $26 $35 $46 $60 $75 $88 $100 $115  
Electric $45 $60 $77 $102 $127 $149 $169 $195  

Low Rise - Garden (3+ units)

 
  SRO Studio 1 2 3 4 5 6  
Oil $41 $54 $73 $98 $123 $148 $173 $199  
Gas $22 $29 $39 $53 $66 $80 $93 $107  
Electric $38 $50 $66 $90 $112 $135 $157 $181  

Elevator - High Rise (Multiple Units)

 
  SRO Studio 1 2 3 4 5 6  
Gas $23 $30 $34 $41 $49 $56 $70 $80  
Electric $34 $45 $56 $68 $84 $104 $121 $139  

Cooking Fuel

 
  SRO Studio 1 2 3 4 5 6  
Gas $4 $5 $7 $9 $11 $14 $15 $17  
Electric $9 $12 $16 $21 $26 $32 $35 $40  

Water Heating

               
  SRO Studio 1 2 3 4 5 6  
Oil $8 $11 $14 $19 $24 $30 $32 $37  
Gas $5 $7 $9 $11 $14 $17 $19 $22  
Electric $12 $16 $21 $28 $34 $42 $46 $53  

Electricity

               
  SRO Studio 1 2 3 4 5 6  
  $32 $42 $54 $72 $89 $111 $119 $137  

Refrigerator

               
  SRO Studio 1 2 3 4 5 6  
  $3 $4 $4 $4 $6 $6 $7 $7  

Range

                 
  SRO Studio 1 2 3 4 5 6  
  $3 $4 $4 $5 $5 $6 $6 $6  

Water and Sewer Use (Tenant)

           
  SRO Studio 1 2 3 4 5 6  
  $56 $75 $108 $141 $182 $208 $241 $272