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. | 2012 | 2013 |
The 2013 QCTs are based on current metropolitan area geography and new data from the 2010 Decennial Census and 2006 to 2010 5-year tabulation of the American Community Survey. The Census Tract boundaries have changed and are now according to the 2010 Decennial Census. See the latest Designation Notice for complete information.
Excel spreadheets containing the data used to designate the 2013 QCTs are available here. The designation algorithm can be read here.The Complete Metro Table is available as an Adobe Acrobat (*.PDF) file formatted for optimal printing. | 2012 | 2013 | The Complete Nonmetro Table is available as an Adobe Acrobat (*.PDF) file formatted for optimal printing. | 2012 | 2013 |
Difficult Development Area Tables
HUD has delayed the implementation small area DDAs until 2014. Updates on the implementation of the small area concept, including any proposed changes in the calculation methodology and an updated list of anticipated areas designated, will be provided on this webpage. The Department expects to publish the final list of 2014 small area DDAs in early the first half of 2013.
The Difficult Development Area tables are available as Adobe Acrobat (*.PDF) files formatted for optimal printing.
| Metro DDAs 2012 | Nonmetro DDAs 2012 | | Metro DDAs 2013 | Nonmetro DDAs 2013
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 Decvelopment Area (DDA) Locator.
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Problems or questions? Contact Michael.K.Hollar@hud.gov.