Boston Housing Authority

For Section 8/Leased Housing > How Rent is Set > Utility Chart

Utility Allowance Chart  Effective June 1, 2018

Revised 5-23-2017

Single Familiy 

SRO

0

1

2

3

4

5

6

Heating: Oil                

63

84

101

117

134

150

166

186

Heating: Gas

40

53

64

75

86

97

109

122

Heating: Elec. 

61

81

97

114

130

146

163

183

Other Electric

33

44

67

91

115

138

162

181

Water & Sewer

30

40

60

101

163

227

291

326

Cooking: Gas

2

3

5

7

10

12

14

16

Cooking: Elec.  

5

6

11

16

21

26

30

34

Hot Water: Oil

11

14

25

36

47

59

70

78

Hot Water: Gas

7

9

16

23

29

36

43

48

Hot Water: Elec.  

19

25

35

45

54

64

74

83

Refrigerator

5

7

7

7

7

7

7

8

Range

5

7

7

7

7

7

7

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Duplex or 2-3 Family

SRO

0

1

2

3

4

5

6

Heating: Oil                

58

77

90

104

117

131

145

162

Heating: Gas

36

48

58

67

76

85

94

105

Heating: Elec. 

43

57

68

80

91

103

114

128

Other Electric

29

39

59

79

100

120

140

157

Water & Sewer

23

30

45

75

122

168

217

243

Cooking: Gas

2

3

5

7

10

12

14

16

Cooking: Elec.  

5

6

11

16

21

26

30

34

Hot Water: Oil

11

14

25

36

47

59

70

78

Hot Water: Gas

7

9

16

23

29

36

43

48

Hot Water: Elec.  

19

25

35

45

54

64

74

83

Refrigerator

5

7

7

7

7

7

7

8

Range

5

7

7

7

7

7

7

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Low Rise Garden (3+ Units) 

SRO

0

1

2

3

4

5

6

Heating: Oil                

84

112

122

131

140

149

158

177

Heating: Gas

25

33

40

47

54

61

68

76

Heating: Elec. 

55

73

88

102

117

132

147

165

Other Electric

29

38

57

77

96

116

136

152

Water & Sewer

23

30

45

75

122

168

217

243

Cooking: Gas

2

3

5

7

10

12

14

16

Cooking: Elec.  

5

6

11

16

21

26

30

34

Hot Water: Oil

11

14

25

36

47

59

70

78

Hot Water: Gas

7

9

16

23

29

36

43

48

Hot Water: Elec.  

19

25

35

45

54

64

74

83

Refrigerator

5

7

7

7

7

7

7

8

Range

5

7

7

7

7

7

7

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elevator High Rise

SRO

0

1

2

3

4

5

6

Heating: Gas

28

37

45

52

60

68

76

85

Heating: Elec. 

43

57

68

80

91

103

114

128

Other Electric

24

32

48

64

80

96

112

125

Water & Sewer

23

30

45

75

122

168

217

243

Cooking: Gas

2

3

5

7

10

12

14

16

Cooking: Elec.  

5

6

11

16

21

26

30

34

Hot Water: Oil

11

14

25

36

47

59

70

78

Hot Water: Gas

7

9

16

23

29

36

43

48

Hot Water: Elec.  

19

25

35

45

54

64

74

83

Refrigerator

5

7

7

7

7

7

7

8

Range

5

7

7

7

7

7

7

8