Yee Realty
21 Edinboro St
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts 02111

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Funding Programs

Yee Realty 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

Yee Realty has a project-based Section 8 contract. of the 12 total units at the property receive Section 8 assistance. This means that 0% 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 December 31, 1969 and the contract expires on December 31, 1969. The Section 8 contract rent is 0% of the Fair Market Rent for the area. According to the HUD Multifamily database, the fair market rents for the area are for Zero Bedroom, for One Bedroom, for Two Bedroom, for Three Bedroom, and for Four 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.


Yee Realty is an affordable apartment community located in Boston, Massachusetts which is located in Suffolk County. The property is located in Massachusetts's 7th Congressional District served by Representative Michael Capuano (D), Senator Elizabeth Warren (D) and Senator Edward Markey (D).

Yee Realty is an apartment community containing 3 rental units. The property contains 8 bedrooms and based on typical apartment occupancy limits, Yee Realty is home to not more than 16 persons when fully occupied.

Rent Subsidies

Yee Realty provides rental subsidies to renters. The type of subsidy provided to apartment renters in Boston, MA 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

Yee Realty contains a mix of 3 assisted two and three bedroom apartments for rent. There are 1 Two Bedroom and 2 Three Bedroom apartments in this property. The unit mix is 33% Two Bedroom and 67% Three Bedroom apartment rentals. The average bedroom size for Yee Realty is 0.67.

Massachusetts's 7th

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Project Based Sec. 8 Units

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Average Bedroom Size

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