Enter your total monthly take-home pay into the calculator to estimate the max amount you should spend on rent every month.

## Rent Budget Formula

The following equation is used to calculate the rent budget you should consider spending every month.

R = M * SF

- Where R is the rent budget
- M is your monthly take-home pay
- SF is a savings factor
- Maximum savings : SF = .15
- Average savings: SF = .25
- Minimal savings: SF = .35

## Rent Budget Definition

A rent budget is defined as the amount of money a person should spend on rent based

## Rent Budget Example

How to determine a rent budget?

**First, determine your take home.**Calculate your monthly take home pay after taxes.

**Next, determine you desired savings.**Determine your desired savings rate.

**Finally, calculate your budget.**Calculate your budget using the equation above.

## FAQ

**What is the maximum amount someone should spent on rent?**

The recommended maximum someone should spend on rent is typically 35% of your take-home pay for normal earners. it will ultimately depend on other expenses.