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Utility Allowance Chart 

Revised 6-1-2015
 

Heating

Single Family

             
  SRO Studio 1 2 3 4 5 6  
Oil $76 $101 $137 $165 $207 $235 $273 $314  
Gas $31 $41 $56 $66 $84 $95 $110 $127  
Electric $56 $74 $100 $120 $151 $171 $199 $228  

Duplex or 2-3 Family

             
  SRO Studio 1 2 3 4 5 6  
Oil $70 $93 $120 $159 $197 $231 $263 $302  
Gas $29 $38 $48 $64 $80 $93 $106 $122  
Electric $51 $68 $87 $115 $143 $168 $191 $220  

Low Rise - Garden (3+ units)

 
  SRO Studio 1 2 3 4 5 6  
Oil $58 $77 $103 $139 $173 $210 $244 $280  
Gas $23 $31 $41 $56 $70 $85 $98 $113  
Electric $42 $56 $75 $101 $126 $153 $178 $204  

Elevator - High Rise (Multiple Units)

 
  SRO Studio 1 2 3 4 5 6  
Gas $24 $32 $36 $43 $52 $59 $74 $85  
Electric $38 $51 $63 $76 $94 $117 $136 $157  

Cooking Fuel

 
  SRO Studio 1 2 3 4 5 6  
Gas $5 $6 $7 $10 $12 $15 $16 $18  
Electric $11 $14 $18 $23 $29 $36 $39 $45  

Water Heating

               
  SRO Studio 1 2 3 4 5 6  
Oil $12 $16 $20 $27 $34 $42 $45 $52  
Gas $5 $7 $9 $12 $15 $19 $20 $23  
Electric $14 $18 $23 $31 $39 $48 $52 $60  

Electricity

               
  SRO Studio 1 2 3 4 5 6  
  $35 $47 $60 $80 $99 $123 $133 $152  

Refrigerator

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

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  
  $49 $65 $93 $122 $158 $179 $208 $235