Affordable Rental Units: 1099 Masonic Avenue (Arc Mercy Community)

Posting Date

July 25, 2016, updated on September 1, 2016

Type of Unit

15 Units for developmentally disabled individuals – Federally Funded Program

1 Affordable Unit

Development Name

Arc Mercy Community

Address

1099 Masonic Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94117

Number of Units

16

Number of Bedrooms

16 Studios

Neighborhood

Haight Ashbury (District 5)

Square Footage

400 – 456 appx. sq. ft. per unit

Year Built

Adaptive Rehab completed 2016

Maximum Allowable Income Level of Households

15 units for the developmentally disabled individuals maximum allowable income as follows:

6 units at 30% of Maximum Income by Household Size derived from the Unadjusted Area Median Income (AMI) for HUD Metro Fair Market Rent Area (HMFA) that contains San Francisco 2016:

A one person household can make no more than $22,600

A two person household can make no more than $25,850

8 units at 45% of Maximum Income by Household Size derived from the Unadjusted Area Median Income (AMI) for HUD Metro Fair Market Rent Area (HMFA) that contains San Francisco 2016:

A one person household can make no more than $33,950

A two person household can make no more than $38,750

1 unit at 50% of Maximum Income by Household Size derived from the Unadjusted Area Median Income (AMI) for HUD Metro Fair Market Rent Area (HMFA) that contains San Francisco 2016:

A one person household can make no more than $37,700

A two person household can make no more than $43,100

For the one (1) remaining affordable unit:

50% of Maximum Income by Household Size derived from the Unadjusted Area Median Income (AMI) for HUD Metro Fair Market Rent Area (HMFA) that contains San Francisco 2016:

A one person household can make no more than $37,700

A two person household can make no more than $43,100

 

Rent

 

2016 Maximum Monthly Rent By Unit Type (without utilities) of Unadjusted Area Median Income (AMI) for HUD Metro Fair Market Rent Area (HMFA) that contains San Francisco:

15 federally funded units for individuals with developmental disabilities:

1 person -30% of monthly income

2 person- 30% of monthly income

1 Affordable Unit at 50% AMI - $943 per month

 

Minimum Allowable Income Level of Households

 

There is no minimum household income for the federally funded developmentally disabled households.

Household income must be two (2) times the rent for the one remaining affordable unit at 50% AMI.

 

Minimum Household Size

1 person

Maximum Household Size

2 persons

Building Selection Criteria

 

  • Ability to pay rent standard –income must be 2 times monthly rent – for the 50% AMI affordable unit only.
  • Credit Standard – no currently open bankruptcy proceeding.
  • Rental History Standard – No previous evictions in the last 2 years.
  • Criminal History Standard – Applications will be processed per the Fair Chance Ordinance procedures outlined in the Resident Selection Criteria. Felony and Misdemeanor Convictions within the past 7 years that have a direct and specific negative bearing on the safety of the The Arc Mercy Community at 1099 Masonic and which were not deferred, expunged or dismissed and unresolved arrests that have a direct and specific negative bearing on the safety of the The Arc Mercy Community at 1099 Masonic that could result in denied application may include:
  • Arson and/or destruction of property
  • Manufacture, sale, possession; illegal use and/or distribution of illegal drugs
  • Violence towards landlords, neighbors or other community members
  • Crimes against children or any at-risk person
  • Registered sex offender or criminal sex offenses
  • Other violent criminal activity
  • Terrorist Activity

We will comply with Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.   All background checks will not be reviewed until all of your other qualifications have been reviewed.

Other – Visit www.mercyhousing.org/CA-arc-mercy-community.org
to view the Resident Selection Criteria.

Deposit Required for Move-in

 

1 month rent

Parking

 

No parking onsite

Which, if any, utilities are paid by the building?

Water, garbage, and sewer

How are utilities paid by the renter?

Renter pays Electricity, TV, Internet and Telephone

Other fees and/or building rules

 

Pet deposit is $100 per pet.  Deposit due at lease signing. Applicants may refer to pet agreement for refund criteria.

Pet deposits do not apply to service animals.

Contact Person

Lucinda Haas

Phone

(415) 813-6788

Email

lhaas@mercyhousing.org

Website

www.mercyhousing.org/california/arc-mercy-community

How to obtain an application

Applications available and accepted from July 25, 2016 – August 8, 2016

333 Baker Street, San Francisco, CA 94117

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Applications are also available by clicking one of the below links:

 

Mercy Housing Arc-Mercy Housing Page

                                   or

PDF iconArc Mercy MOHCD Application

Application deadline

August 8, 2016, 5:00 p.m.

Applications must be received in paper form (no faxes or emails) by 5pm or postmarked on the date of the deadline.

Address to which application should be mailed or delivered

Arc Mercy Community – Lucinda Haas

c/o Mercy Terrace

Address:  333 Baker Street

City/State/Zip Code: San Francisco, CA 94117

 

Applications available and accepted from July 25, 2016 – August 8, 2016.

Office Hours:  Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Information Session

July 28, 2016

3:00 p.m.

333 Baker Street, San Francisco, CA 94117

Lottery

August 24, 2016

10:00 a.m.

333 Baker Street, San Francisco, CA 94117

Lottery results can be found here:  PDF iconArc Mercy - Final Lottery Results

Lottery Preferences

All individuals and households may enter the lottery for all units.

For 15 of the 16 units, applicants MUST also meet the federally funded program requirements for Developmentally Disabled Individuals.  See below definition in “Special Notes”.

Those households in which one member holds a Certificate of Preference (COP) from the former San Francisco Redevelopment Agency will be given highest preference in the lottery ranking process.

Households in which one member holds a Displaced Tenant Housing Preference (DTHP) Certificate from the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development will be given second highest preference in the lottery ranking process, for up to 20% of the units in this project (3 units). DTHP certificate holders will also be included in the live/work preference regardless of their current live/work location.  These households will be given the second highest preference in the lottery ranking process.

Households that submit acceptable documentation that at least one member lives or works in San Francisco will be given the third highest preference in the lottery ranking process.

If the number of units available exceeds the number of qualified applicants in the above listed preference, the units will become available to other qualified applicants outside of San Francisco. Applicants in each preference category must meet program requirements in order to enter into a lease agreement.

Special Note(s)

The requirements for the 15 federally funded units for developmentally disabled individuals are as follows:

The head of household, spouse or one or more adult occupants must meet the definition of developmental disability as defined in the HUD Handbook 4350.3, Chapter 3, Section 2, Figures 2-5 and 3-6.

A person with a developmental disability, as defined in Section 102(7) of the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act (42 U.S.C. 6001(8)), i.e. a person with a severe chronic disability that:

  1. Is attributable to a mental or physical impairment or combination of mental and physical impairments;
  2. Is manifested before the person attains age 22;
  3. Is likely to continue indefinitely;
  4. Results in substantial functional limitation in three or more following areas of major life activity:
  1.  Self-care,
  2. Receptive and expressive language,
  3. Learning,
  4. Mobility,
  5. Self-direction,
  6. Capacity for independent living, and
  7. Economic self – sufficiency; and
  1. Reflects the person’s need for a combination and sequence of special, inter-disciplinary, or generic care, treatment, or other services that are of lifelong or extended duration and are individually planned and coordinated.
  2. The above will be evidenced by the HUD verification of Disability when eligibility of admission is based on Disability form provided at the time of initial interview.