Myrtle Oaks is a 99-unit apartment complex for low income elderly located in northeast Tampa. Sponsored by Gulf Coast JFCS for 20 years and under the auspices of a separate housing corporation, Myrtle Oaks was funded by a $5.7 million grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
How it works:
Tenants are required to undergo a screening process for eligibility. After acceptance, the tenants’ portion of the rent is based on the household’s adjusted monthly income (appx 30%) and HUD subsidizes the remainder of the tenants’ rent.
All HUD and Fair Housing guidelines are strictly followed and enforced.
Effective March 18, 2019, Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services’ Heron Housing HUD facility, Myrtle Oaks, property ID#: 800004302, located at 5108 Mission Hills Ave, Tampa, FL will open the waiting list through March 22, 2019. New names will be added to this list through the end of business on March 22, 2019.
The length of the waiting list closure will depend on the rate at which the current program participants leave the program, as well as the rate at which the current waiting list is reduced through filling those vacancies.
The opening and closure will not impact individuals already on the list.
Providing homes for low income seniors
The well-maintained facility is complemented by quality-of-life enhancing activities
Service Coordinators are on staff and available to help with any additional services or benefits for which the tenants are eligible.
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