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Affordable Housing

Mobile Housing Board’s Affordable Housing Program consists of over 3,000 apartments. These units of conventional public housing are located in 11 family and senior developments. Unit sizes range from 1-6 bedrooms (not all sizes are available at all sites). For a list of the housing developments that are currently accepting applications, please click here.

Important Flat Rent Amendment for Affordable Housing

Please read! Flat Rent Significant Amendment

 

Basic Affordable Housing Eligibility Criteria

 

1 - Age of Majority

The head of household must be 19 years of age or older (or an emancipated minor) unless married and applying with a spouse who is 19 years or older.

2 - Income Requirements

Family’s total, gross annual income cannot exceed HUD-established income limits for participation in the Affordable Housing Program. Income includes all "countable" income anticipated for the coming year.

Examples of countable income include, but are not limited to, wages, unemployment benefits, workmen’s compensation, Social Security, Pensions, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF), regular contributions from family or friends, and child support payments.

Income Limits (Effective: 2013)

1-person family            $29,350 ($2446 monthly)     
2-person family            $33,550 ($2796 monthly)
3-person family            $37,750 ($3146 monthly)
4-person family            $41,900 ($3492 monthly)
5-person family            $45,300 ($3775 monthly)
6-person family            TBD
7-person family            TBD
8-person family            TBD

 

How to Apply for Affordable Housing

  • Applications for affordable housing are available at each of the Mobile Housing Board's apartment complexes. Call or visit the Property Manager's Office. 
    Click here for a Development Directory.
  • Applications are received, dated, time stamped and processed at each Property Manager's Office.

You may apply at more than one of our housing developments (exception being "seniors only" developments).  Each development has its own waiting list. The waiting list at one site may be longer than the list at another site. 

Up-to-date information regarding open and closed lists and other site-specific information may be obtained by contacting our management offices.

 

Additional Affordable Housing Information

The documents below require Adobe Acrobat Reader

MHB's Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy
(Effective 2/1/2009)

2014 Utility Allowance Notice
2014 Utility Allowances

PHA Plans - Annual Plan for FY 2009
PHA Plans - Annual Plan for FY 2010

 

Mobile Housing Board is now leasing apartments in the following complexes for persons age 62 and beyond: 

FRANK W. BOYKIN TOWER 

1600 Michigan Avenue at Hurtel 
Apply Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. 
For more information, call (251) 434-2292. 

CENTRAL PLAZA TOWERS 

300 Bayshore Avenue (near Springhill Avenue) 
Apply Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 
For more information, call (251) 434-2290. 
Note: As a demonstration project, Central Plaza Towers is accepting applications from persons age 60 and beyond. 

DOWNTOWN RENAISSANCE 

350 Bloodgood Street (near Beauregard and Lawrence) 
Apply Monday-Friday from 8:30 am. – 4:00 p.m. 
For more information, call (251) 694-9058. 

EMERSON GARDENS 

759 Palmetto Street (off Scott Street) 
Apply Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon then 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
For more information, call (251) 434-2293. 

 

Mobile Housing Board is now leasing apartments in the following multi-family developments to persons age 19 and beyond: 

GULF VILLAGE HOMES

2002 Ball Ave. (off Wilson Avenue in Prichard) 
Accepting applications for 2- and 3-bedrooms only 
Apply Tuesday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2 p.m.-3 p.m. 
For more information, call (251) 434-2289 

OAKLAWN HOMES 

1010 Baltimore Street 
Apply Tuesday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 
For more information, please call (251) 434-2285. 

R.V. TAYLOR PLAZA 

1517 Plaza Drive (off Michigan Avenue) 
Apply Tuesday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 
For more information, call (251) 434-2261. 

THOMAS JAMES PLACE 

1555-A Eagle Drive (off Michigan Avenue) 
Apply Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 
For more information, call (251) 434-2390 

 

Mobile Housing Board is now leasing apartments in the following “Homeownership Catalyst Communities.” Persons who are interested in preparing to become homeowners are encouraged to apply. 

 

RENAISSANCE GARDENS 

600 North Joachim Street 
Apply Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 3:30 p.m. 
For more information, call (251) 434-2302. 
 
THE RENAISSANCE 
 
474 Bloodgood Street (North of Beauregard) 
Apply Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 
For more information, call (251) 725-1646.

Mobile Housing Board’s Affordable Housing Program consists of over 3,000 apartments. These units of conventional public housing are located in 11 family and senior developments. Unit sizes range from 1-6 bedrooms (not all sizes are available at all sites). For a list of the housing developments that are currently accepting applications, please click here.

Important Flat Rent Amendment for Affordable Housing

Please read! Flat Rent Significant Amendment

 

Basic Affordable Housing Eligibility Criteria

 

1 - Age of Majority

The head of household must be 19 years of age or older (or an emancipated minor) unless married and applying with a spouse who is 19 years or older.

2 - Income Requirements

Family’s total, gross annual income cannot exceed HUD-established income limits for participation in the Affordable Housing Program. Income includes all "countable" income anticipated for the coming year.

Examples of countable income include, but are not limited to, wages, unemployment benefits, workmen’s compensation, Social Security, Pensions, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF), regular contributions from family or friends, and child support payments.

Income Limits (Effective: 2013)

1-person family            $29,350 ($2446 monthly)     
2-person family            $33,550 ($2796 monthly)
3-person family            $37,750 ($3146 monthly)
4-person family            $41,900 ($3492 monthly)
5-person family            $45,300 ($3775 monthly)
6-person family            TBD
7-person family            TBD
8-person family            TBD

 

How to Apply for Affordable Housing

  • Applications for affordable housing are available at each of the Mobile Housing Board's apartment complexes. Call or visit the Property Manager's Office. 
    Click here for a Development Directory.
  • Applications are received, dated, time stamped and processed at each Property Manager's Office.

You may apply at more than one of our housing developments (exception being "seniors only" developments).  Each development has its own waiting list. The waiting list at one site may be longer than the list at another site. 

Up-to-date information regarding open and closed lists and other site-specific information may be obtained by contacting our management offices.

 

Additional Affordable Housing Information

The documents below require Adobe Acrobat Reader

MHB's Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy
(Effective 2/1/2009)

2014 Utility Allowance Notice
2014 Utility Allowances

PHA Plans - Annual Plan for FY 2009
PHA Plans - Annual Plan for FY 2010

 

Mobile Housing Board is now leasing apartments in the following complexes for persons age 62 and beyond: 

FRANK W. BOYKIN TOWER 

1600 Michigan Avenue at Hurtel 
Apply Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. 
For more information, call (251) 434-2292. 

CENTRAL PLAZA TOWERS 

300 Bayshore Avenue (near Springhill Avenue) 
Apply Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 
For more information, call (251) 434-2290. 
Note: As a demonstration project, Central Plaza Towers is accepting applications from persons age 60 and beyond. 

DOWNTOWN RENAISSANCE 

350 Bloodgood Street (near Beauregard and Lawrence) 
Apply Monday-Friday from 8:30 am. – 4:00 p.m. 
For more information, call (251) 694-9058. 

EMERSON GARDENS 

759 Palmetto Street (off Scott Street) 
Apply Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon then 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
For more information, call (251) 434-2293. 

 

Mobile Housing Board is now leasing apartments in the following multi-family developments to persons age 19 and beyond: 

GULF VILLAGE HOMES

2002 Ball Ave. (off Wilson Avenue in Prichard) 
Accepting applications for 2- and 3-bedrooms only 
Apply Tuesday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2 p.m.-3 p.m. 
For more information, call (251) 434-2289 

OAKLAWN HOMES 

1010 Baltimore Street 
Apply Tuesday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 
For more information, please call (251) 434-2285. 

R.V. TAYLOR PLAZA 

1517 Plaza Drive (off Michigan Avenue) 
Apply Tuesday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 
For more information, call (251) 434-2261. 

THOMAS JAMES PLACE 

1555-A Eagle Drive (off Michigan Avenue) 
Apply Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 
For more information, call (251) 434-2390 

 

Mobile Housing Board is now leasing apartments in the following “Homeownership Catalyst Communities.” Persons who are interested in preparing to become homeowners are encouraged to apply. 

 

RENAISSANCE GARDENS 

600 North Joachim Street 
Apply Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 3:30 p.m. 
For more information, call (251) 434-2302. 
 
THE RENAISSANCE 
 
474 Bloodgood Street (North of Beauregard) 
Apply Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 
For more information, call (251) 725-1646.