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FAQ

Can I move in right away?

If an apartment is immediately available, you may move in after we have verified your income.

How much Security Deposit is required?

Most properties require a security deposit equal to one month’s rent. Presque View requires a $350 security deposit.

What counts as income?

According to HUD Handbook 24 CFR 5.609(b) and (c), income includes wages; business income; interest on accounts; social security; annuities; periodic amounts received from insurance policies, retirement funds, pensions, disability or death benefits, and other similar types of periodic receipts; public assistance; child support and/or alimony; military pay.

I have partial custody of my children. Do I qualify for additional bedrooms?

Yes, if you have shared legal custody.

Are Section-8 vouchers accepted?

Section- 8 vouchers are accepted at Villa Maria Apartments and Presque View Apartments.

What are the age restrictions?

Applicants must be 18 years of age (62 for senior properties).

Can I view an apartment before applying?

You may certainly view an apartment if one is available.

Is there a laundry facility?

All properties have laundry facilities.

Is off-street parking available?

Yes.

Is there an application fee?

There is not an application fee for most properties. However, Presque View Apartments requires an application fee of $25.

What do I need to bring with me to complete an application?

Social Security cards, income information, landlord information.

What if I do not have Social Security cards for every member of our family?

Submit Birth certificates.

Can a single person rent a two or three bedroom unit?

This varies by property. The number of bedrooms for HUD-subsidized apartments is dependent on family size.

How long does it take to process my application?

It usually takes between two to four weeks to process an application.

Can I get a short term lease?

Initial lease term is 1 year. After 1 year, the lease becomes a month-to-month lease.

Are there elevators?

Maryvale, St. Joseph, St. Francis Xavier, and Villa Maria Apartments are equipped with elevators.

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