Homes for Good Housing Agency



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Welcome to Homes for Good’s

Online Pre-Application for Housing Assistance

 

No Fees will ever be collected to apply to our waiting lists.

 

Homes for Good will be opening one- and two-bedroom unit waiting lists for the Project Based Voucher (PBV) program at Market District Commons. The Market District Commons PBV waiting lists will be available online only starting at 8 AM PST on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 and closing at 4 PM PST on Tuesday, July 14, 2020.  Depending on the number of applications received, we may extend this timeline. To access the waiting list application or to see if the timeline has been extended, please visit the Homes for Good website, www.homesforgood.org.

 

Please print and retain your receipt for proof of pre-application.

 

All pre-applications will be accepted online only while the waiting list is open.  Selection will be done through a random number draw. Those with lower numbers will be served second in numerical order. Referrals from local preference partners will be served first. Partners for Market District Commons are:

 

Full Access

Sandy Leifeste, Executive Director

Phone: (541) 221-8130

Email: sleifeste@fullaccess.org

 

Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)

Jackie Low, Assistant Program Manager

Phone: (541) 870-1759

Email: Jackie.low@svdp.us

 

Zach Goodenough, Program Manager

Phone: (541) 255-5927

Email: Zack.goodenough@svdp.us

 

If you are working with one of our local preference partners, please contact them directly.

 

Homes for Good has a bilingual phone line (English and Spanish) (541) 682-3755, for any questions about the wait list opening and pre-application.  The phone line will be answered Monday thru Friday from 8 AM to 4 PM during the wait list opening.  For other language needs, please use the English menu option and we will connect you to an interpreter. Questions can also be submitted to waitlist@homesforgood.org.

 

Market District Commons is a newly constructed affordable downtown apartment complex located at 560 Oak Street, Eugene, Oregon.  This complex has 42 one-bedroom and 8 two-bedroom apartments. This new facility offers easy access to the 5th Street Public Market, Skinners Butte, Willamette Greenway and public transportation. Community highlights included a rooftop deck terrace, community room, on-site laundry facilities, and friendly on-site management and maintenance staff. Additional amenities include controlled access entry, bicycle storage, a smoke-free community, garbage chutes, elevator, air conditioning, new energy-efficient appliances, city views, and disability access.

 

Residents pay only for electric. Water, sewer, and garbage are included with the rent. Move-in costs include an application fee for each adult and a prorated first-months’ rent along with a deposit. Income limits for the Market District Commons PBV waitlist fall under the “extremely-low” income guidelines, which are set at 30% area median income.  As of June 2020, the 30% income limit includes:

 

One Person: $14,700

Two Persons: $17,240

Three Persons: $21,720

Four Persons: $26,200

Five Persons: $30,680

Six Persons: $35,160

Seven Persons: $39,640

Eight Persons: $44,120

 

The voucher subsidy is set so you will pay 30% of your adjusted monthly income for rent and utilities. After living in a PBV subsidized unit for 12 months, you can apply to have your subsidy converted to a Section 8 voucher and move to a dwelling of your choice.

 

To be eligible for a 1-bedroom unit, your household must meet the occupancy standards below.

 

Minimum:

Bdrm 1) One Person

Total Persons in Household: 1

 

Maximum:

Bdrm 1) Two People

Living rm) One Person

Total Persons in Household: 3

 

To be eligible for a 2-bedroom unit, your household must meet the occupancy standards below.

 

Minimum:

Bdrm 1) One Person

Bdrm 2) One Person

Total Persons in Household: 2

 

Maximum:

Bdrm 1) Two People

Bdrm 2) Two People

Living rm) One Person

Total Persons in Household: 5 

 

Submission of a pre-application does not guarantee placement on any Waiting List.  Duplicate pre-applications will be rejected.  Pre-applications may be submitted online with the use of a personal computer, laptop, smart phone, or tablet.  No fees are ever associated with applying to this list and any website requesting a fee is not legitimate and not related to Homes for Good.

 

To apply you will need:  Household member names, birth dates, a mailing address, and income information for your household.  Social Security Numbers (SSN) are needed, but if you do not have an SSN or Alien Registration Number, leave the field blank.  You will be asked to confirm that you do not have an SSN or Alien Registration number at a later step in the pre-application process.

 

Local Preferences for Market District Commons will be given to:

 

Elderly and/or Disabled Family Preference

This preference applies to elderly and/or disabled families.  Families must be referred by a Homes for Good approved entity (an entity with an active MOU/MOA with Homes for Good).  The definition of ‘disabled’ for this purpose will be included in the MOU/MOA with the qualified entity.

 

Homeless Veteran Family Preference

This preference applies to homeless veteran families who have been referred from a Homes for Good approved entity (an entity with an active MOU/MOA with Homes for Good).  The definition of ‘homeless’ and ‘veteran’ for this purpose will be included in the MOU/MOA with the qualified entity.

 

Families will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis according to the date and time their local preference referral is received by Homes for Good.

 

Homes for Good is an equal opportunity employer and complies with State and Federal laws and regulations relating to the 1973 Rehabilitation Act, Section 504, and the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the 2009 Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment (ADDA). Homes for Good does not discriminate on the basis of disability status in the admission or access to its federally assisted programs or activities.

 

Reasonable Accommodation:

 

It is the policy of the Homes for Good to provide reasonable accommodations to those persons with disabilities so that they can participate equally in its housing programs. To request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Housing Agency at (541) 682-3755.