Wong Center
331 J St
Sacramento, Sacramento County, California 95814

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Funding Programs

Wong Center 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

Wong Center has a project-based Section 8 contract. 187 of the 187 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 April 01, 2016 and the contract expires on March 31, 2036. The Section 8 contract rent is 164.2% of the Fair Market Rent for the area. According to the HUD Multifamily database, the fair market rents for the area are $707.00 for Zero Bedroom and $815.00 for One 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.

Overview

Wong Center 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).

Wong Center is an apartment community containing 187 rental units. The property contains 81 bedrooms and based on typical apartment occupancy limits, Wong Center is home to not more than 227 persons when fully occupied.

Rent Subsidies

Wong Center 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

Wong Center contains a mix of 187 assisted studio and one bedroom apartments for rent. There are 106 Studio and 81 One Bedroom apartments in this property. The unit mix is 57% Studio and 43% One Bedroom apartment rentals. The average bedroom size for Wong Center is 0.43.

California's 6th

Congressional District

187

Total Units

187

Project Based Sec. 8 Units

164.2

% of Fair Market Rent

31-Mar-36

Project Based Sec. 8 Contract Expiration

Studio and One

Unit Mix

0.43

Average Bedroom Size

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