Arbor House
8538 Mary Ave Nw
Seattle, King County, Washington 98117

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Funding Programs

Arbor House was developed and operates with Federal housing financing. The property utilizes the Section 202 Federal housing program to make rent affordable to lower income tenants.

Section 202

The property was developed with funding through the HUD Section 202 program which provides funding for housing for seniors who are 62 or older. The program provided both capital financing to construct the property and operating subsidies that work as rental assistance like the Section 8 program. Arbor House is among only 23 Section 202 properties in Washington and 6,166 in the country.

Overview

Arbor House is an affordable apartment community located in Seattle, Washington which is located in King County. The property is located in Washington's 7th Congressional District served by Representative Pramila Jayapal (D), Senator Patty Murray (D) and Senator Maria Cantwell (D).

Arbor House is an apartment community containing 15 rental units. The property contains 15 bedrooms and based on typical apartment occupancy limits, Arbor House is home to not more than 32 persons when fully occupied.

Rent Subsidies

Arbor House provides rental subsidies to renters. The type of subsidy provided to apartment renters in Seattle, WA by this property is Section 202 Rental Assistance.

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 no minimum rent at this property for residents receiving a rent subsidy but in recent years, there has been discussions in Congress to implement a minimum rent in the Section 202 Program to reduce cost burden on the Federal budget.

Unit Mix

Arbor House contains a mix of 15 assisted studio, one, and two bedroom apartments for rent. There are 5 Studio, 5 One Bedroom, and 5 Two Bedroom apartments in this property. The unit mix is 33% Studio, 33% One Bedroom, and 33% Two Bedroom apartment rentals. The average bedroom size for Arbor House is 1.

Washington's 7th

Congressional District

15

Total Units

15

Project Based Sec. 8 Units

15

Section 202 Units

15

Senior Units

55.5

% of Fair Market Rent

31-Mar-36

Project Based Sec. 8 Contract Expiration

Studio, One, and Two

Unit Mix

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