Eligibility Requirements

There are to be eligible for admission to HUD-aided low rent housing projects operated by the Authority only those applicants:

  1. Who qualify as a family.
  2. Whose aggregate family income does not exceed the approved income limits set forth in the Table of Maximum Income Limit for Admissions published by HUD
  3. Who can be housed under the occupancy standards
  4. Who as a family or members of the family do not have a history such as to be deemed, after a thorough investigation and consultation with appropriate agencies, to represent an undesirable influence and effect upon the safety, health and welfare of the occupants of the project or to be destructive of the property, or who has a demonstrated history of unjustifiable delinquent rent payment or a history of criminal activity involving crimes of physical violence to persons or property and/or other criminal acts, specifically as stated in 24 CFR966 drug related criminal activity.
  5. In accordance to the Housing Opportunity Program Extension Act of 1996 “Extender Act” persons who have been evicted for drug related criminal activity during the previous three years from public or other federally assisted housing are ineligible for admission. Also, in accordance to the “Extender Act” persons with a history of any alcohol use or abuse may be ineligible for admission based on behavior that threatens the health, safety, or right to peaceful enjoyment of the premises by other residents.
  6. Citizenship Requirements. Each family member, regardless of age, must submit the following evidence pertaining to citizenships:
  • Citizens: a signed declaration of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Noncitizens: a signed declaration of eligible immigration status and proof of age document.