Casa De La Raza
90 Bartlett St
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California 94110

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Funding Programs

Casa De La Raza 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 De La Raza has a project-based Section 8 contract. 51 of the 51 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 August 01, 2012 and the contract expires on July 31, 2017. The Section 8 contract rent is 87.6% of the Fair Market Rent for the area. According to the HUD Multifamily database, the fair market rents for the area are $1,814.00 for One Bedroom, $2,289.00 for Two Bedroom, and $2,987.00 for Three 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

Casa De La Raza is an affordable apartment community located in San Francisco, California which is located in San Francisco County. The property is located in California's 12th Congressional District served by Representative Nancy Pelosi (D), Senator Kamala Harris (D) and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D).

Casa De La Raza is an apartment community containing 51 rental units. The property contains 104 bedrooms and based on typical apartment occupancy limits, Casa De La Raza is home to not more than 204 persons when fully occupied.

Rent Subsidies

Casa De La Raza provides rental subsidies to renters. The type of subsidy provided to apartment renters in San Francisco, 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

Casa De La Raza contains a mix of 51 assisted one, two, and three bedroom apartments for rent. There are 8 One Bedroom, 33 Two Bedroom, and 10 Three Bedroom apartments in this property. The unit mix is 16% One Bedroom, 65% Two Bedroom, and 20% Three Bedroom apartment rentals. The average bedroom size for Casa De La Raza is 2.04.

California's 12th

Congressional District

51

Total Units

51

Project Based Sec. 8 Units

87.6

% of Fair Market Rent

31-Jul-17

Project Based Sec. 8 Contract Expiration

One, Two, and Three

Unit Mix

2.04

Average Bedroom Size

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