Affordable Senior Rentals: 55 Laguna Street

Posting Date

June 8, 2016, updated July 14, 2016 with lottery results

Type of Unit

Senior Housing (55 and older)

*This is a LGBT-friendly housing opportunity*

Development Name

The Openhouse Community at 55 Laguna

Address

55 Laguna Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Number of Units

31

Number of Bedrooms

2 Studios, 26 1-Bedrooms, 3 2-Bedrooms

Neighborhood

Hayes Valley

Square Footage

379 – 785 sq. ft.

Year Built

Adaptive Rehab completed 2016

Maximum Allowable Income Level of Households

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

Rent

 

2016 Maximum Monthly Rent By Unit Type (without utilities)

 

Not to exceed 50% of Unadjusted Area Median Income (AMI) for HUD Metro Fair Market Rent Area (HMFA) that contains San Francisco

 

2

Studio

@

50%

$943

         

2

1 bdrm

@

40%

$922

7

1 bdrm

@

45%

$1037

17

1 bdrm

@

50%

$1,078

         
         

1

2 bdrm

@

40%

$1107

 

 

 

 

 

2

2 bdrm

@

50%

$1,213

 

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.

 

Minimum Household Size

     Studio           1 person

     1 Bedroom    1 person

     2 Bedrooms  2 persons

 

Maximum Household Size

      Studio            2 persons

      1 Bedroom     3 persons

      2 Bedrooms   5 persons

 

Building Selection Criteria

In addition to qualifying under the rules of the Inclusionary Housing Program, applicants must qualify under the rules of the building.

 

Building Selection Criteria:

 

  • Ability to pay rent standard –income must be 2 times monthly rent
  • 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 Openhouse Community at 55 Laguna 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 Openhouse Community at 55 Laguna 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

Please note, in compliance with Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code, your background check will not be reviewed until all of your other qualifications have been reviewed.

 

Other – Visit www.mercyhousing.org/California/55-Laguna to view the Resident Selection Criteria

Deposit Required for Move-in

 

1 month rent

Parking

 

There is no onsite parking. 

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.  Applicants may refer to pet agreement for refund criteria.

Pet deposits do not apply to service animals.

Contact Person

Lorie Warnick

Phone

(415) 355-7112

Email

lwarnick@mercyhousing.org

Website

www.mercyhousing.org/california/55-Laguna

How to obtain an application

Applications available and accepted from June 8, 2016 – June 16, 2016

145 Guerrero Street, San Francisco, CA

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

 

Applications are also available on the Mercy Housing Website at:

http://www.mercyhousing.org/california/55-Laguna

                                   or

On the MOHCD website at:

http://sfmohcd.org/bmr-rental-application

 

Application deadline

June 16, 2016,  5:00 pm

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

The Openhouse Community at 55 Laguna

     c/o  Francis of Assisi Community

145 Guerrero Street

San Francisco, CA 94103

Attn: Property Manager – Lucinda

 

Applications available and accepted from June 8, 2016 – June 16, 2016.

Office Hours:

Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Information Session

June 9, 2016

3:00 p.m.

145 Guerrero Street, San Francisco, CA

Lottery

July 7, 2016

10:00 a.m.

145 Guerrero Street, San Francisco, CA
 

Applicants do not need to be present at the lottery. Results will be posted on MOHCD and Mercy Housing websites by July 28, 2016.
 

LOTTERY RESULTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE.
PDF iconCLICK HERE FOR 55 LAGUNA LOTTERY RESULTS.

Lottery Preferences

All individuals and households may enter the lottery for a unit.

However, 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 (8 units). DTHP certificate holders will also be included in the live/work preference regardless of their current live/work location.

 

Households that submit acceptable documentation that at least one member lives in the same supervisorial district or within a half-mile of the project will be given the third highest preference in the lottery ranking process under the Neighborhood Resident Housing Preference (NRHP). The NRHP applies to up to 40% of the units in this project (16 units).

PDF iconNeighborhood Resident Housing Preference - Applicant Status List

Households that submit acceptable documentation that at least one member lives or works in San Francisco will be given the fourth 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.