Norman Mitchell Manor
165 14th Ave
Seattle, King County, Washington 98122

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Funding Programs

Norman Mitchell Manor was developed and operates with Federal housing financing. The property utilizes 2 Federal housing programs to make rent affordable to lower income tenants. These programs are Low Income Housing Tax Credit and Project Based Sec. 8.

Section 8

Norman Mitchell Manor has a project-based Section 8 contract. 22 of the 34 total units at the property receive Section 8 assistance. This means that 65% 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 June 01, 2014 and the contract expires on May 31, 2034. The Section 8 contract rent is 69.4% of the Fair Market Rent for the area. According to the HUD Multifamily database, the fair market rents for the area are $1,225.00 for One 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.

Low Income Housing Tax Credit

The property was developed using the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program. This program incentivizes investors to inject capital into rental apartments for lower income Americans. The property received a tax credit allocation in 1997 for $166,704 with a 10 year value of $1,667,040. The property was placed in service in 1999. 34 of 34 units at Norman Mitchell Manor are low income and subject to the tax credit program. The property, at the time of the tax credit allocation, was located in a Qualified Census Tract qualifying it for additional tax credit financing.

Overview

Norman Mitchell Manor 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).

Norman Mitchell Manor is an apartment community containing 22 rental units. The property contains 22 bedrooms and based on typical apartment occupancy limits, Norman Mitchell Manor is home to not more than 33 persons when fully occupied.

Rent Subsidies

Norman Mitchell Manor provides rental subsidies to renters. The type of subsidy provided to apartment renters in Seattle, WA 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

Norman Mitchell Manor contains a mix of 22 assisted one bedroom apartments for rent. There are 22 One Bedroom apartments in this property. The unit mix is 100% One Bedroom apartment rentals. The average bedroom size for Norman Mitchell Manor is 0.65.

Washington's 7th

Congressional District

22

Total Units

34

Tax Credit Units

22

Project Based Sec. 8 Units

34

Senior Units

69.4

% of Fair Market Rent

31-May-34

Project Based Sec. 8 Contract Expiration

One

Unit Mix

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