How many apartments does PEP Housing have?
PEP Housing has a total of 671units, fully handicapped accessible with grab bars in the bathrooms and emergency pull stations in each apartment, located in the bedroom and bathroom.
How do you determine the rent amount?
Rent for HUD units is based on 30% of adjusted gross income. All other units have a set rent of $550 per month.
What age do you have to be?
The Head of Household must be 62 or older for all current properties in Petaluma, Ukiah and Oroville. Our development in Kentfield, Linda Tunis Senior Apartments, Pony Express, and River City accepts seniors 55 and older and applicants must apply through the Marin Housing Authority .
If I own other property, can I still qualify for a PEP Housing apartment?
Yes, as long as the apartment is your principal place of residency and if you qualify below maximum income levels. You are required to live in your PEP Housing apartment at least 10 months out of the year.
What is the maximum income that a person can have?
Contact PEP Housing for maximum income limits for individual properties.
Do you accept Section 8 vouchers?
Yes, Section 8 housing vouchers are accepted and encouraged at non-HUD properties.
Do you do check the credit of all applicants?
We do background and credit checks on each applicant.
Do you allow pets?
Yes, only one pet under 35 pounds is allowed (Assistance/Guide Animals are exempt).
Do you allow smoking?
Smoking is prohibited anywhere inside each unit, on the deck, or in the building, including indoor and outdoor common areas except for the designated area, should there be one, on the property. Properties built since 2009 are smoke-free campuses.
How big are the apartments?
Approximate size of each unit is 620 square feet.
Does the rent include utilities?
Rent includes water and garbage. Tenant pays for gas and electric.
Is there central heat and air conditioning?
There is central heat, but no air conditioning (except Orange Tree Senior Apartments and Sun House Senior Apartments). However, most units have ceiling fans.
Are the appliances gas or electric?
Heating is gas, stove/ovens are electric.
Are there bath tubs in the bathrooms?
Most apartments have roll-in shower stalls with a fold-down seat.
Where can I find the application forms?
The forms are available for download can be found under applications. You can also contact us to have them mailed to you.
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PEP Housing is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to providing seniors with limited income access to affordable quality housing with supportive services and advocacy.