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 the waiting list for flat rent studio units at Legion Cottages. The Legion Cottages waiting list will be available online only starting at 8 AM PST on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 and closing at 4 PM PST on Tuesday, August 4, 2020.  Depending on the number of pre-applications received, we may extend this timeline. To access the waiting list pre-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.

 

Pre-applications are online only and will be done through a random selection process. Those with lower numbers will be served second in numerical order. Referrals from local preference partners who serve veterans, and have signed MOUs with Homes for Good, will be served first. The current local preference partner for Legion Cottages is the VA.

 

Homes for Good has a bilingual phone line (English and Spanish) (541) 682-2550, 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.

 

Legion Cottages rent is $654. Residents pay only electric. Units include new appliances, storage loft, skylights, large windows, ceiling fans, outdoor porches, outdoor storage area and shared community space. This quiet smoke-free community is located just across the street from Riverview Terrace, which is a large public housing community managed by Homes for Good. The on-site manager and maintenance team from Riverview Terrace will manage the new homes and help provide a supportive community for the residents. Laundry facilities, resident services, and a community room is available at Riverview Terrace. A small dog or cat is welcome with an approved pet application and a $200 deposit. To qualify, applicants must meet low-income guidelines, and have at least $1308 in monthly income OR possess a Section 8 voucher. Move-in costs include a deposit equal to a tenant's responsible portion of monthly rent, plus the pro-rated first month's rent. No application fees required. If you need assistance paying your deposit, Homes for Good can help you acquire a guaranteed loan, up to the full amount of the deposit, repayable over six months at a low-interest rate through Community Lending Works.

 

 Move-in costs include a deposit equal to a tenant’s responsible portion of monthly rent, plus the pro-rated first month’s rent. Applicants must meet low-income guidelines (80% area median income) to qualify. Income will be assessed at the time the applicant is served. Residents must meet occupancy requirements for studio units.  As of June 2020, the 80% income limit includes:

 

1 Person: $39,200

2 Persons: $44,800

 

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

 

Minimum:

Living rm) One Person

Total Persons in Household: 1

 

Maximum:

Living rm) Two Persons

Total Persons in Household: 2 

 

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.

 

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.