SAHF Residents Live Below Federal Poverty Line

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51% of SAHF Residents Live Below the Poverty Line

As this chart shows, the median household income for SAHF residents is below the federal poverty level for all households larger than 1 person.  In total, 51% of all SAHF households live below the federal poverty line, which is currently $16,020 for dual-headed households.  

(Data source is the SAHF Outcomes Initiative dataset provided by The Community Builders, Preservation for Affordable Housing, Mercy Housing, National Church Residences, and Volunteers for America.  Figures are based on a sample of approximately 50% of all residents living in SAHF member properties.  N = 53,026 households.)