Alberta Phillips Terrace
606 Ne Sacramento St
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon 97212

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Funding Programs

Alberta Phillips Terrace 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

Alberta Phillips Terrace has a project-based Section 8 contract. 18 of the 18 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 March 01, 2016 and the contract expires on February 28, 2021. The Section 8 contract rent is 72% of the Fair Market Rent for the area. According to the HUD Multifamily database, the fair market rents for the area are $886.00 for Zero Bedroom and $1,021.00 for One Bedroom.

26% of Oregon properties and 26% of all properties across the country have Section 8 rental subsidies. See the Rent Subsidies section for more.

Overview

Alberta Phillips Terrace is an affordable apartment community located in Portland, Oregon which is located in Multnomah County. The property is located in Oregon's 3rd Congressional District served by Representative Earl Blumenauer (D), Senator Ron Wyden (D) and Senator Jeff Merkley (D).

Alberta Phillips Terrace is an apartment community containing 18 rental units. The property contains 10 bedrooms and based on typical apartment occupancy limits, Alberta Phillips Terrace is home to not more than 23 persons when fully occupied.

Rent Subsidies

Alberta Phillips Terrace provides rental subsidies to renters. The type of subsidy provided to apartment renters in Portland, OR 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

Alberta Phillips Terrace contains a mix of 18 assisted studio and one bedroom apartments for rent. There are 8 Studio and 10 One Bedroom apartments in this property. The unit mix is 44% Studio and 56% One Bedroom apartment rentals. The average bedroom size for Alberta Phillips Terrace is 0.56.

Oregon's 3rd

Congressional District

18

Total Units

18

Project Based Sec. 8 Units

72

% of Fair Market Rent

28-Feb-21

Project Based Sec. 8 Contract Expiration

Studio and One

Unit Mix

0.56

Average Bedroom Size

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