Bowdoin School 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.
Bowdoin School has a project-based Section 8 contract. 26 of the 35 total units at the property receive Section 8 assistance. This means that 74% 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 15, 2016 and the contract expires on January 31, 2036. The Section 8 contract rent is 198.4% of the Fair Market Rent for the area. According to the HUD Multifamily database, the fair market rents for the area are $1,261.00 for One Bedroom and $1,567.00 for Two Bedroom.
44% of Massachusetts properties and 26% of all properties across the country have Section 8 rental subsidies. See the Rent Subsidies section for more.