What is Public Housing?

 

WHEN AND WHERE MAY I APPLY?

Interested persons may pick up an application Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the administrative office located at 200 Washington Street (NE corner of Washington Street and Holmes Avenue).

WHO MAY APPLY?

• Low-income families as determined by HUD

• Persons at least 19 years old or 18 years old and married

• Persons living in substandard housing or homeless

• Persons who are involuntarily displaced

DOCUMENTS YOU MUST BRING WITH YOU TO YOUR APPOINTMENT!!!

YOU MUST HAVE THE APPLICABLE DOCUMENTS WITH YOU WHEN YOU COME FOR YOUR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT:

• Birth certificates or other temporary acceptable birth verifications (shot records, school records, voter registration, or U.S. Passport) for all members of the household; or a USCIS Form I-94 substantiating naturalization/immigration for all members of the household.

• Social security cards for all members of the household; or the signed Social Security paperwork showing you applied for the cards.

• Photo identification for all adult members (18 years and older).

• All final divorce decrees.

• Marriage certificate.

• Most current landlord’s name, telephone number, and complete mailing address. Additional landlord information is required if current residence has been less than one year.

• Employer’s name, complete mailing address, and telephone number.

• Most recent Social Security/SSI award letter.

• Child support check stubs.

• Unemployment check stubs.

• Veterans benefit award letter.

• Bank/Credit Union address and telephone number.

RENT/UTILITIES/SECURITY DEPOSITS

The amount of rent is based on the total household income and is determined at the time of eligibility. A $100 security deposit and at least a $350.00 utilities deposit is required when the lease is signed.