Tahoma View Apartments
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11208 1st Avenue Court East
Tacoma, WA 98445 (map)
Pierce County


Property Category:

Individual/Family

Properties for Individuals and Families

These properties have open eligibility in that they do not restrict occupancy to a particular age population (seniors) or disabled households. Most properties will require that the head of household be over the age of 18 or an emancipated minor. The number of persons in an apartment will be restricted to bedroom size, in most cases, and a few properties have set-aside certain units within their property for seniors and/or persons with a disability. Single persons, roommates, couples and families are welcome at these properties- unless otherwise indicated on the listing.

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

Approximate Wait:
6 months to 1 year


Special Eligibility:

Tahoma View is a non-subsidized, income based apartment complex. This property does not have direct subsidy but has restricted rents through the Washington State Housing Tax Credit Program. We accept Housing Authority provided Section 8 vouchers.


Description:

Tahoma View offers 1, 2, & 3 bedroom apartments. All homes come with garbage disposal and dishwasher and our 2 and 3 bedroom homes are equipped with washer/dryer hookups. Located directly on a bus line,

Tahoma View is near major shopping areas, restaurants, and schools. Our community room houses a computer lab, gathering area, and kitchen and we offer an after-school program called Homework Club where children are able to come to the community room for activities, homework assistance, and snacks. Monthly potlucks, game nights, and drawings allow residents the opportunity to socialize and win prizes.

Our on-site Resident Services Coordinator is here to assist residents with a variety of topics ranging from budgeting classes to job search servies and resume assistance.


Main Contact for Inquires and Application

Name: Carol Sittler Phone: 253-537-8624
Title: Property Manager Fax: 253-537-3296
Company: Mercy Housing TDD: Call 711 for free relay service
Address: 11208 1st Avenue Court East Email: csittler@mercyhousing.org
Tacoma, WA 98445 Website: www.mercyhousing.org
Office Hours: M,W,F 830am-530pm
Management Contact

Name: Mercy Housing Phone: 206-838-5700
Title: Property Management Fax: 206-838-5705
Company: Email:
Address: 2505 3rd Ave #204 Website: www.mercyhousing.org
Seattle, WA 98121

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:

All applicants must meet income limit guidlines which are based on number of person in household and as per unit set aside requirements

Amenities

Additional Storage
Cable TV Hookup
Carpet
Play Area
Community Room
Computer Lab
Deck or Patio
Dishwasher
Non-Smoking Property
Laundry in Unit
Laundry Room on Property
Off Street Parking
Pet Friendly

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: Under One Block


Other Amenities:
Water, Sewer and Garbage included in rent.


Background Screening Information

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

Screening Information and Cost (If Any): ____

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$322
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$6177 Unit(s) 
2 Bedrooms$410
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$73325 Unit(s) 
3 Bedrooms$558
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$84318 Unit(s) 

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

Rent Detail: Tahoma View is a non-subsidized, income based apartment complex. This property does not have direct subsidy but has restricted rents through the Washington State Housing Tax Credit Program. We accept Housing Authority provided Section 8 vouchers.

Waiting list and qualifying rent may differ by availability and income level between the rents listed. Please call site for details, eligibility and availability.

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This Page was Last Updated January 07, 2015

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