New Tacoma II Apartments
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1709 S G Street
Tacoma, WA 98405 (map)
Pierce County


Property Category:

Seniors/Persons with Disabilities

Properties for Seniors or Disabled Households

These properties have been financed and operate to serve seniors and persons with a disability. Often these properties have services and/or facilities that accommodate seniors or disabled persons. Most will have an age restriction for seniors of 62 years of age or older. Some properties may define their senior age as 55 or older. Please see the property listing for details.

At these properties, if you are not of senior age you must have a disability that meets the federal program requirements and be over 18 or emancipated to qualify. Only the head, co-head or spouse needs to qualify as senior or disabled at these types of properties. Other household members do not need to be disabled and may be of any age. .

Please be aware that the definition of disability can be very broad for most of these properties program requirements. You may qualify for a property with a disability restriction even if you do not consider yourself disabled or receive disability income.

Please call the MAIN CONTACT on each property listing for specific program or property eligibility.

Approximate Wait:
No waiting list at this time

Availability Detail:

We have no waiting list for our affordable 60% Tax Credit apartments for qualified applicants. We accept Housing Choice vouchers on our non-subsidized apartments. We do not offer project-based subssidized apartments.

New Tacoma Senior offers affordable apartments to low income households through the Washington State Tax Credit Program with income below 60% Median Income for Tacoma. We offer rents for households with 30%, 40% and 60% median income subject to availability.

Our 30% Median Income apartment wait list is currently closed.


Special Eligibility:

Affordable apartments for Seniors 55 or older or disabled under 55. Income and student restrictions apply.


Description:

New Tacoma II Senior joins together with New Tacoma I Senior through common corridors, share extensive community facilities and operate as one seamless community.

New Tacoma II is a four-story structure and provides landscaped areas for outdoor activities, as well as a bio-swale for stormwater runoff. The large multi-purpose community room, which includes a residential-style kitchen, is used for a range of resident services that help seniors to “age in place”.

A large interior deck with plantings and some raised gardening beds for residents is located above the garage at the first floor level. The building also features a computer lab, exercise room, TV and movie room, library, arts and crafts room, and shared laundry rooms. Across the street is a community garden; a City-operated senior center is also within a tenth of a mile from the site.


Main Contact for Inquires and Application

Name: Shannon Good Phone: 253-272-1772
Title: Property Manager Fax: 253-272-2179
Company: Mercy Housing NW TDD: Call 711 for free relay service
Address: 1709 South G Street Email: Shannon.Good@mercyhousing.org
Tacoma, WA 98405 Website: https://www.mercyhousing.org/northwest/new-tacoma-senior-ii/
Office Hours: M-F 8:30-5:30
Management Contact

Name: Mercy Housing NW Phone: 206-838-5700
Title: Property Management Fax:
Company: Email: mercyhousing@mercyhousing.org
Address: 6930 Martin Luther King Jr Way S Website: https://www.mercyhousing.org
Seattle, WA 98118

Program Type(s)

Properties that Accept Housing Authority provided Tenant-Based Vouchers

Properties that accept Tenant-Based Housing Authority Provided Vouchers

Properties in this category are private or publically owned properties that accept applicants with a Housing Authority provided Housing Choice Section 8 voucher or certificate. You must first have applied and received a voucher through your local housing authority program. You should contact your city or county Housing Authority directly for an application for their voucher/subsidy program.

All properties listed on our site that do not have Project-Based subsidy through another government program will take a Section 8 voucher. Vouchers are portable and transferrable because they stay with the household, not the property, once you move out of the property. Then you can take your voucher to a property that accepts them and receive a subsidized rent.

With a voucher or certificate, you will generally only pay 30% of your monthly household income for rent. Maximum rent amounts that the owner can charge are designated by the Federal Government and income limits apply. If an owner wishes to charge more than the maximum rent authorized by the housing authority, the tenant may be asked to pay all or part of the difference.

Please call the MAIN CONTACT on each property listing for specific program or property eligibility.

Properties that offer Washington State Housing Tax Credit Affordable apartments (non-subsidized)

Properties that offer Washington State Housing Tax Credit Affordable apartments (non-subsidized)

These properties have entered into a long term contract with the Washington State Housing Finance Commission to keep rents affordable to low income households for at least 21 years. In exchange for their commitment, owners of Tax Credit properties (LIHTC) are able to reduce their IRS tax assessment as long as qualified families are placed in their apartments and remain income qualified.

These properties do not have Project-Based subsidy, so unless there is another subsidy program "layered" into a Tax Credit property, or you have a Housing Authority Section 8 Voucher, your rent will not be subsidized. The rent you will qualify for at these properties are restricted by HUD rent limits and will depend upon your annual income level. These are called income set-asides. The property may have rent ranges, lowest to highest, but a family in a higher income level may not qualify for the lowest rent level. There may also be some other set asides at the property, called occupancy set asides, such as for large families, disabled households or farm labor households. Properties with these types of set asides would give preference for rents and units to households that qualify.

Waiting lists can also vary greatly at these properties. There are often much longer wait times for the lower rent amounts and may be no wait at all for the higher rent amounts at the property. In addition, often your annual income level may determine which unit you will qualify for. This can also effect the time you may need to wait for a unit to become available.

For example,
Let's say a property has a Tax Credit income set aside of 30% units at a rent of $350 per month. That rent is only available if your gross annual income is less than, for example, $15,000 per year. If all of the 30% units are currently occupied, your household could not immediately move-in to a 30% unit. You may have to either wait for a 30% unit to become available, or, if you can afford a higher rent, you can move-in more quickly.

Tax Credit properties usually have more than one income set aside, so units are generally offered at varying rents between 30%-80% area median income. They will also generally have a minimum monthly income requirement, such as 2x the amount of the rent.

Please call the MAIN CONTACT on each property listing for specific program or property eligibility.

Income Limit Category: Extremely Low, Very Low, Low,
Income Limit Details:

New Tacoma Senior offers affordable apartments to low income households through the Washington State Tax Credit Program with income below 60% Median Income for Tacoma.

We offer rents for households with 30%, 40% and 60% median income subject to availability.

Amenities

Cable TV Hookup
Carpet
Community Room
Computer Lab
Elevator
Hardwood Floors
Non-Smoking Property
Laundry Room on Property

Handicap Accessible Units
Property offers Wheelchair Accessible Apartments

These properties offer apartments that are accessible to persons in wheelchairs or have features desirable and useful to persons in wheelchairs or with mobility impairments. Some properties have apartments that are fully accessible and some have apartments that have been adapted to include accessible features. In accordance with the Fair Housing Act and ADA, all properties that are not specifically exempt will have common areas, pathways and offices that are accessible, or must make arrangements at the property to accommodate persons with mobility impairments. Accessible apartment features vary from property to property, but may include one or more of the following features:
Walk in showers or adapted bath tubs
Grab bars
Hand held Shower
Widened doorways and larger rooms
Lowered cabinets and countertops
Accessible countertops and sink
Accessible appliances
Levered door and faucet handles
Accessible switches and plugs
Lowered peep holes in doors
Hard flooring (non-carpeted)
Visible doorbells, smoke detectors, braille signage and documents

Please call the MAIN CONTACT on each property listing for specific accessibility features available at the property and in the apartments.


Proximity to transit: Front Door Pickup



Background Screening Information

Accepting Comprehensive Re-usable Tenant Screening Reports
Not Accepting Comprehensive Re-usable Tenant Screening Reports


Screening Information and Cost (If Any):

$25 application fee for each adult household member

A comprehensive re-usable tenant screening report (portable report) means a tenant screening report, prepared by a consumer reporting agency at the direction of and paid for by the prospective tenant, and made available directly to a prospective landlord at no charge. Reports are re-usable for 30 days for multiple landlords.

In accordance with Senate Bill 6413 effective 6/9/2016, landlords have the option to either accept or not accept portable reports, and the landlords decision must be included in the landlord’s posted rental criteria.

If the landlord indicates its willingness to accept a comprehensive reusable tenant (portable) screening report, the landlord may access the landlord's own tenant screening report, regarding a prospective tenant, as long as the prospective tenant is not charged for the landlord's own tenant screening report.

Bedroom Sizes and Rent Structure

These rent amounts are generally the lowest and highest rents currently reported at this property. Please call the main contact listed above for details and requirements.

# of Bedrooms
Rent Range
# of units
1 Bedroom$445
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$93240 Unit(s) 

Total Units:Directly Subsidized (Project-Based) Units:
40 Units0 Units

Rent Detail:

Rental ranges listed based on qualifying income. Subject to unit availability. Our lower rent 30% apartment wait list is closed at this time.


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This Page was Last Updated September 04, 2020

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