Imperial Apartments 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.
Imperial Apartments has a project-based Section 8 contract. 8 of the 15 total units at the property receive Section 8 assistance. This means that 53% 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 October 01, 2014 and the contract expires on September 30, 2016. The Section 8 contract rent is 70.3% of the Fair Market Rent for the area. According to the HUD Multifamily database, the fair market rents for the area are $1,523.00 for Two Bedroom and $2,220.00 for Three Bedroom.
9% of Washington properties and 26% of all properties across the country have Section 8 rental subsidies. See the Rent Subsidies section for more.