Casa Blanca Apartments
2520 W Mclellan Blvd
Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona 85017

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Funding Programs

Casa Blanca Apartments was developed and operates with Federal housing financing. The property utilizes the Project Based Sec. 8 Federal housing program to make rent affordable to lower income tenants.

Section 8

Casa Blanca Apartments has a project-based Section 8 contract. 16 of the 80 total units at the property receive Section 8 assistance. This means that 20% of the renter households in the property pay no more than 30% of their adjusted income for rent.

The current Section 8 contract was effective on June 01, 2013 and the contract expires on May 31, 2033. The Section 8 contract rent is 69.3% of the Fair Market Rent for the area. According to the HUD Multifamily database, the fair market rents for the area are $735.00 for One Bedroom, $914.00 for Two Bedroom, and $1,332.00 for Three Bedroom.

19% of Arizona properties and 26% of all properties across the country have Section 8 rental subsidies. See the Rent Subsidies section for more.

Overview

Casa Blanca Apartments is an affordable apartment community located in Phoenix, Arizona which is located in Maricopa County. The property is located in Arizona's 6th Congressional District served by Representative David Schweikert (R), Senator John McCain (R) and Senator Jeff Flake (R).

Casa Blanca Apartments is an apartment community containing 16 rental units. The property contains 25 bedrooms and based on typical apartment occupancy limits, Casa Blanca Apartments is home to not more than 46 persons when fully occupied.

Rent Subsidies

Casa Blanca Apartments provides rental subsidies to renters. The type of subsidy provided to apartment renters in Phoenix, AZ by this property is Project Based Sec. 8.

This subsidy allows the renter to pay 30% of his or her income for rent while the subsidy pays the difference. To qualify, a renter must earn 50% or less of the Area Median Income.

There is a minimum rent payment of not less than $25 and as much as $50 for all subsidy recipients at this property. That means that even if a renter has zero income, they will still be required to pay rent. In recent years, there have been various legislative proposals to increase the Section 8 minimum rent but advocates make the valid point that minimum rents affect the poorest of the poor.

Unit Mix

Casa Blanca Apartments contains a mix of 16 assisted one, two, and three bedroom apartments for rent. There are 8 One Bedroom, 7 Two Bedroom, and 1 Three Bedroom apartments in this property. The unit mix is 50% One Bedroom, 44% Two Bedroom, and 6% Three Bedroom apartment rentals. The average bedroom size for Casa Blanca Apartments is 0.31.

Arizona's 6th

Congressional District

16

Total Units

16

Project Based Sec. 8 Units

69.3

% of Fair Market Rent

31-May-33

Project Based Sec. 8 Contract Expiration

One, Two, and Three

Unit Mix

0.31

Average Bedroom Size

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