Bel Franklin Apartments

225 N. Division Street, Spokane, Washington 99202

Bel Franklin Apartments, located at 225 N. Division Street in Spokane, has studio and one bedroom apartments. Bel Franklin Apartments participates in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program.

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Unit (Bd/Ba) Ft2 Rent
Studio (Studio/1) - From $308 To $667
One Bedroom (1/1) - From $308 To $667

Bel Franklin Apartments Details

  • 36 studio and one bedroom units.
  • Accepts Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV)

Property Amenities

  • Controlled Access
  • Elevator

Unit Amenities

  • New Appliances

About Bel Franklin Apartments

Total renovation completed Spring 2009 including all new electric, plumbing, heat/cool pumps, windows, insulation, bamboo laminate floors. Three floors over commercial main floor, served by new elevator. Many units have great views and all tenants have access to the roof top deck. Originally built in 1912, period details have been preserved. Bright, cheery studio and 1 bedroom units with all appliances included. Well equipped laundry room on site. Centrally located on Division and Spokane Falls Blvd, across the street from the new convention center and Riverfront Park.

Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC)

Since this property has received funding in part through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program, a certain number of units are set aside for lower income households. Households must earn either less than 50% or 60% of the area median income (depending on the set-aside option chosen by the property owner) to qualify for these units. Rents in these units are capped at a maximum of 30% of the set-aside area median income (adjusted for unit size). Some rental units in this property may not be subject to LIHTC and therefore have higher rents and no maximum household income requirement.

Spokane Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Income Limits

Generally, households earning up to the income limit in the table below for their household size are eligible for units participating in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program in Spokane but actual income limits may differ for units at Bel Franklin Apartments.

AMI Band 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
Very Low Income (50%) $25,100 $28,700 $32,300 $35,850 $38,750 $41,600 $44,500 $47,350
Low Income (60%) $30,120 $34,440 $38,760 $43,020 $46,500 $49,920 $53,400 $56,820

Bel Franklin Apartments was built in part with financing obtained through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program. In addition to providing apartments for low-income households, this property could include some market rate units. Households earning 60% or less of the Area Median Income (AMI) qualify for targeted rental units in LIHTC financed housing. This property may also designate units for renters with even lower incomes, from 60% of AMI down to 30% AMI. It is even possible that all units have been set aside for those with extremely low incomes (as low as 15% of AMI). This means that the same size unit can rent for different amounts based on the income of the renter.

Figuring out income and rent limits for affordable housing can be complex especially when more than one federal program is involved. To know for sure if you qualify, you must contact the property directly. The amounts provided here should only be used as a basic guide.

Bel Franklin Apartments is managed by Spokane Housing Ventures (SHV).

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