Qualified Census Tract Table Generator

This page allows you to generate Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Qualified Census Tract (QCT) tables for individual counties, individual metropolitan areas, nonmetropolitan parts of individual States, all counties in a single State, the complete table for all metropolitan areas, and the complete table for all nonmetropolitan parts of States. Simply click the appropriate button below.

Geocoded lists of all Qualified Census Tracts are available in WinZip-archived dBase files. | 2013 | 2014 |

Notes on 2014 QCTs

The 2014 QCTs are based on current metropolitan area geography and data from the 2010 Decennial Census and 2006 to 2010 5-year tabulation of the American Community Survey. The Census Tract boundaries are according to the 2010 Decennial Census. See the latest Designation Notice for complete information.

Excel spreadsheets containing the data used to designate the 2014 QCTs are available here. The designation algorithm can be read here.

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The Complete Metro Table is available as an Adobe Acrobat (*.PDF) file formatted for optimal printing. | 2013 | 2014 |

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The Complete Nonmetro Table is available as an Adobe Acrobat (*.PDF) file formatted for optimal printing. | 2013 | 2014 |

Difficult Development Area Tables

HUD has delayed the implementation of small DDAs (SDDAs) until 2016 and, due to delays related to the Federal government shutdown in the fall of 2013, will NOT provide an illustrative list of areas that would have been designated if adopted for 2014.

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The Difficult Development Area tables are available as Adobe Acrobat (*.PDF) files formatted for optimal printing.
| Metro DDAs 2013 | Nonmetro DDAs 2013 | | Metro DDAs 2014 | Nonmetro DDAs 2014


To determine the 2010 census tract number for a particular address, visit the HUD User GIS Service -- Low-Income Housing Tax Credit 2013 Qualified Census Tract (QCT) Locator.

To determine the 2000 census tract number for a particular address, visit the HUD User GIS Service -- Low-Income Housing Tax Credit 2012 Qualified Census Tract (QCT) Locator.

To determine the ZCTA (ZIP code) for a particular address, visit the HUD User GIS Service Metropolitan Difficult Development Area (DDA) Locator.

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Problems or questions? Contact Michael.K.Hollar@hud.gov.