Eastern Gardens Coop.
3045 Eastern Ave
Sacramento, Sacramento County, California 95821

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Funding Programs

Eastern Gardens Coop. 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

Eastern Gardens Coop. has a project-based Section 8 contract. 40 of the 112 total units at the property receive Section 8 assistance. This means that 36% 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 January 01, 2014 and the contract expires on December 31, 2018. The Section 8 contract rent is 49.8% 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.


Eastern Gardens Coop. 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).

Eastern Gardens Coop. is an apartment community containing 40 rental units. The property contains 56 bedrooms and based on typical apartment occupancy limits, Eastern Gardens Coop. is home to not more than 100 persons when fully occupied.

Rent Subsidies

Eastern Gardens Coop. 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

Eastern Gardens Coop. contains a mix of 40 assisted one and two bedroom apartments for rent. There are 24 One Bedroom and 16 Two Bedroom apartments in this property. The unit mix is 60% One Bedroom and 40% Two Bedroom apartment rentals. The average bedroom size for Eastern Gardens Coop. is 0.5.

California's 6th

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Project Based Sec. 8 Contract Expiration

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