OPEN WAITING LIST
Algoma Housing Authority provides affordable housing for persons meeting the following conditions (General Occupancy):
• Low Income
• Very Low Income
• Extremely Low Income
OCCUPANCY LIMIT: Grand View Terrace has 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom apartments, with a limit to how many people can live in those apartments. The occupancy limit is:
1-bedroom limit 2 persons
2-bedroom limit 4 persons
Income Limits as of July 2023:
One person: $53,500
Two persons: $61,150
Three persons: $68,800
Four persons: $76,400
Use the tab above to download and print an application. Applications can be emailed, mailed, or dropped off at the office. Application must be filled out completely before it is accepted, and background checks will be administered for each adult applicant. A five (5) year background check including (but not limited to) rental history and police/legal records is completed on every adult household member to determine eligibility. Anyone who is a registered sex offender in any state will be denied for life. Anyone with a conviction of manufacturing or producing methamphetamine (speed) in any public housing, in a Section 8 assisted property, or on the premises of other federally assisted housing will be denied for life.
Applications from eligible households will be placed on the appropriate waiting list as of the date and time the completed application is received. The Algoma Housing Authority will determine the number of bedrooms for which the household is eligible. Length of wait will vary. Applicants will be notified should they not pass the background screening.
Applicants are responsible for notifying the Algoma Housing Authority of any changes contact information (i.e. mailing address, phone numbers) or family composition during the wait.
The waiting list is weighted to give priority to :
1. Age 62+
3. Age 55-62
4. Resident of City of Algoma
Once a unit becomes available, Applicant will be asked to verify income, assets, and medical expenses.
Bring any of the following information that applies:
After all income, assets, and medical expenses (62+ or disabled) are verified, an offer of housing is issued. At this time, the final rent calculation is determined, the move in date is scheduled, the lease is signed (as well as all the policies and addendums to the lease) the security deposit (one month's rent) and the first month rent is collected, and keys to the apartment are issued.
Available November 1, 2023. Apartment is on the ground floor. Grand View Terrace is handicapped accessible throughout the building with wide doorways and entrances, automatic door openers, an elevator servicing all 3 floors, door handles instead of doorknobs, and handicapped parking. The apartment is equipped with low light switches, a side opening in-wall oven, a countertop 2 burner stove with knobs on the front, no cupboards below the counter, vinyl plank and tile flooring, a standalone wardrobe, bathroom pocket door, WC accessible sink, and roll-in shower.