2517 C Street Apartments
2517 C St
Sacramento, Sacramento County, California 95816

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Funding Programs

2517 C Street 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

2517 C Street Apartments has a project-based Section 8 contract. 16 of the 16 total units at the property receive Section 8 assistance. This means that 100% 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 May 01, 2016 and the contract expires on April 30, 2017. The Section 8 contract rent is 103.7% of the Fair Market Rent for the area. According to the HUD Multifamily database, the fair market rents for the area are $815.00 for One Bedroom and $1,026.00 for Two Bedroom.

28% of California properties and 26% of all properties across the country have Section 8 rental subsidies. See the Rent Subsidies section for more.


2517 C Street Apartments is an affordable apartment community located in Sacramento, California which is located in Sacramento County. The property is located in California's 6th Congressional District served by Representative Doris Matsui (D), Senator Kamala Harris (D) and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D).

2517 C Street Apartments is an apartment community containing 16 rental units. The property contains 19 bedrooms and based on typical apartment occupancy limits, 2517 C Street Apartments is home to not more than 31 persons when fully occupied.

Rent Subsidies

2517 C Street Apartments provides rental subsidies to renters. The type of subsidy provided to apartment renters in Sacramento, CA 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

2517 C Street Apartments contains a mix of 16 assisted one and two bedroom apartments for rent. There are 13 One Bedroom and 3 Two Bedroom apartments in this property. The unit mix is 81% One Bedroom and 19% Two Bedroom apartment rentals. The average bedroom size for 2517 C Street Apartments is 1.19.

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