Affordable Rentals: 1009 Howard Street (Bill Sorro Community)

Posting Date

September 1, 2016, updated on November 2, 2016

Type of Unit

52 Affordable Units for Individuals and Families

14 Federally funded Units for Developmentally Disabled Individuals

 

Development Name

Bill Sorro Community

Address

1009 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Number of Units

66

Number of Bedrooms

8 Studios, 24 1-Bedroom, 24  2- Bedrooms and 10 3 - Bedrooms

Neighborhood

Central South of Market

Square Footage

Studios 390 - 495 sq. ft.

1 Bedrooms 525 – 645 sq. ft.

2 Bedrooms 800 – 885 sq. ft.

3 Bedrooms 1035 – 1080 sq. ft.

Year Built

New Construction 2017

Maximum Allowable Income Level of Households

49 units (5 Studios, 13 -1 bedrooms, 21 - 2 bedrooms and 10 - 3 bedrooms) are restricted 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

A three person household can make no more than $48,500

A four person household can make no more than $53,850

A five person household can make no more than $58,150

A six person household can make no more than $62,500

A seven person household can make no more than $66,800

 

3 units (Studios) are restricted at 40% TCAC AMI

A one person household can make no more than $34,440

A two person household can make no more than $39,360

 

14 Federally funded units (11 – 1 bedrooms and 3 – 2 bedrooms) for  developmentally disabled individuals are restricted at 35% TCAC AMI

A one person household can make no more than $30,135

A two person household can make no more than $34,440

A three person household can make no more than $38,745

A four person household can make no more than $43,050

A five person household can make no more than $46,515

 

 

Rent

 

 

40% Tax Credit Allocation Committee (TCAC) and 50% MOHCD of Unadjusted Area Median Income (AMI) for HUD Metro Fair Market Rent Area (HMFA) that contains San Francisco.

 

3      Studios   @   40%  TCAC AMI      $861

5      Studios   @   50%  MOHCD AMI  $943

13   1 bdrms   @   50%  MOHCD AMI  $1,078

21   2 bdrms   @   50%  MOHCD AMI  $1,213

10   3 bdrms   @   50%  MOHCD AMI  $1,346

 

14 Federally funded units for developmentally disabled individuals – Applicants will pay 30% of their total household income for rent.

 

Units will be assigned based on income qualifications and household size.

Minimum Allowable Income Level of Households

 

Household income must be two (2) times the rent. 

 

There is no minimum income requirement for the federally funded units for developmentally disabled individuals.

 

 

Minimum Household Size

Studio           1 person

1 bedroom    1 person

2 bedrooms  2 persons

3 bedrooms  4 persons

 

 

Maximum Household Size

Studio            2 persons

1 bedroom     3 persons

2 bedrooms   5 persons

3 bedrooms   7 persons

 

Building Selection Criteria

Ability to pay rent standard – income must be 2 times monthly rent for affordable units only.   No minimum income required for Federally funded units for developmentally disabled individuals.

 

Credit Standard – no current open bankruptcy proceedings, We will consider mitigating circumstances.

 

Rental History Standard –no previous evictions in the last 2 years. No fault evictions i.e. Ellis Act, Owner Move-In etc. will not be counted against an applicant.   We will consider mitigating circumstances.  See Resident Selection Criteria for list of possible reasons for denial.

 

Criminal History Standard – We will consider qualified applicants with arrest or conviction record in accordance with San Francisco Police Code Article 49 – Fair Chance Ordinance.  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 Bill Sorro Community and which were not deferred, expunged or dismissed and unresolved arrests that have a direct and specific negative bearing on the safety of the Bill Sorro Community 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

 

 All background checks will not be reviewed until all of your other qualifications have been reviewed.

 

Other – Complete Resident Selection Criteria can be viewed by visiting www.mercyhousing.org/CA-billsorro

 

 

Deposit Required for Move-in

 

1 month rent for Affordable units. 

 

Federally funded units for developmentally disabled individuals will be equal to 1 month of their portion of the rent.

Parking

 

There is no onsite parking

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

Water, Sewer & Garbage 

How are utilities paid by the renter?

Renter pays own utility bills directly for Electricity, TV, Internet & Telephone.

 

Other fees and/or building rules

 

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

Pet Deposits do not apply to service animals.

 

Credit/Criminal background check fee is $25.00.   Due at interview for each adult in household.  

 

There is no background check fee for applicants for the federally funded units for developmentally disabled individuals.

 

Criminal report will be ran in accordance with San Francisco Police Code 49 – Fair Chance Ordinance.

 

Contact Person

Zoya Verdiyan

Phone

(415) 813-3775

Email

zverdiyan@mercyhousing.org

Website

www.mercyhousing.org/CA-billsorro

How to obtain an application

Applications available and accepted from

September 1, 2016 – September 29, 2016

1028 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA

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

 

Applications are available here: PDF iconBill Sorro Housing Application.pdf

or also at www.mercyhousing.org/CA-billsorro

                                       

              

 

Application deadline

September 29, 2016 at 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

Bill Sorro Community

c/o 1028 Howard Apartments

1028 Howard Street

San Francisco, CA 94103

Attn:  Property Manager

Office open: Monday – Friday

                     9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

Information Sessions

September 8, 2016

6:00 p.m.

Columbia Park Community Room

21 Columbia Square

San Francisco, CA 94103

 

September 15, 2016

3:30 p.m.

The Arc – 2nd Floor

1500 Howard Street

San Francisco, CA 94103

 

Lottery

Click here for the Bill Sorro lottery results: PDF iconBill Sorro Lottery Results.pdf

October 26, 2016

10:00 a.m.

10th & Mission Apartments Community Room

1390 Mission Street,

San Francisco, CA 94103

 

Applicants do not need to be present at the lottery.  Results will be posted on MOHCD and Mercy Housing websites by November 2, 2016.

 

 

Lottery Preferences

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

For the 14 federally funded units for developmentally disabled individuals, applicants MUST also meet program requirements listed in the “Special Notes” section below.

 

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 that submit acceptable documentation that at least one member lives or works in San Francisco will be given the second 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)

For the 14 federally funded units for developmentally disabled individuals, the following program requirements apply:

 

The head of household, spouse or one or more adult occupant 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.