MDHA opens contemporary public housing waiting list

Last updated on July 21st, 2016 at 05:50 pm

MDHA will open its waiting list for one through four bedroom units at its five contemporary public housing properties on a first-come, first-served basis beginning noon Monday, May 2.

Applicants will now have the option to choose where they want to live from any of the five contemporary properties. They are J. Henry Hale Apartments, Levy Place, Parkway Terrace, Historic Preston Taylor Apartments and Vine Hill Apartments. Anyone currently on the waiting list for any of these five properties will need to reapply.

Applications for the waiting list will be accepted online only at from noon Monday, May 2 until 3 pm, Monday, May 9. The application is simple and takes less than five minutes to fill out. A valid email address is required, and participants will be notified by email when their application is received.

In order to qualify to live in contemporary public housing, the applicant must be able to get utilities in their own name. All applicants must have $10,400 in stable annual income, or be elderly or disabled and receive social security or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) applicants must have been participating in a training program of 20 or more hours weekly for the past six months.

For participants who need assistance with the online application, MDHA staff will be available from noon to 3 pm, May 2; 8 am to noon May 3 and May 9 at the Randee Rogers Training Center, located at 1419 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard.

The Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency (MDHA) does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, familial status or any other legally protected status in admission to, access to, or participation in its programs, services, or activities.

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