Diakonia Housing
5581mendocino Blvd., #25
Sacramento, Sacramento County, California 95820

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Funding Programs

Diakonia Housing was developed and operates with Federal housing financing. The property utilizes the Section 202 Federal housing program to make rent affordable to lower income tenants.

Section 202

The property was developed with funding through the HUD Section 202 program which provides funding for housing for seniors who are 62 or older. The program provided both capital financing to construct the property and operating subsidies that work as rental assistance like the Section 8 program. Diakonia Housing is among only 490 Section 202 properties in California and 6,166 in the country.


Diakonia Housing 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).

Diakonia Housing is an apartment community containing 48 rental units. The property contains 54 bedrooms and based on typical apartment occupancy limits, Diakonia Housing is home to not more than 87 persons when fully occupied.

Rent Subsidies

Diakonia Housing provides rental subsidies to renters. The type of subsidy provided to apartment renters in Sacramento, CA by this property is Section 202 Rental Assistance.

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 no minimum rent at this property for residents receiving a rent subsidy but in recent years, there has been discussions in Congress to implement a minimum rent in the Section 202 Program to reduce cost burden on the Federal budget.

Unit Mix

Diakonia Housing contains a mix of 48 assisted one and two bedroom apartments for rent. There are 42 One Bedroom and 6 Two Bedroom apartments in this property. The unit mix is 88% One Bedroom and 13% Two Bedroom apartment rentals. The average bedroom size for Diakonia Housing is 1.13.

California's 6th

Congressional District


Total Units


Project Based Sec. 8 Units


Section 202 Units


Senior Units


% of Fair Market Rent


Project Based Sec. 8 Contract Expiration

One and Two

Unit Mix


Average Bedroom Size

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