WOTC Target Groups: Designated Community Resident

Target Group Name
Designated Community Resident

Target Group Definition

An 18-39 year-old who is a resident of one of the federally designated Renewal Communities (RC), Empowerment Zones (EZ), Enterprise Communities (EC) or Rural Renewal Counties (RRC). (There are three designated areas in PA: parts of Philadelphia and all of Venango and Warren Counties). For verification information on RC/EZ/EC locations, visit the HUD Web site at: http://egis.hud.gov/egis/cpd/rcezec/ezec_open.htm.

Maximum Amount of Credit

40% of first-year Qualifying Wages for those new hires employed at least 400 hours; 25% of first-year Qualifying Wages for those new hires employed between 120 and 399 hours.

Length of Credit
One Year

Qualifying Wages Capped At
$6,000

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