Saturday, January 20th, 2018

Myrtle Oaks

providing quality, affordable housing for low-income seniors

To Whom It May Concern:
Effective December 29, 2017, Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services’ Heron Housing HUD facility, Myrtle Oaks, Property ID#: 800004302, located at 5108 Mission Hills Road, Tampa, FL has closed it’s waiting list. No new names will be added to this list until such time that the list re-opens. The length of 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 closure will not impact individuals already on the list. We will notify you when the waiting list re-opens.

Myrtle Oaks is a 99-unit apartment complex in northeast Tampa, dedicated to providing quality, affordable housing for low-income seniors aged 62 and older.

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.

The well-maintained facility is complemented by quality-of-life enhancing activities such as:
  • Craft clubs
  • Study groups
  • Informational seminars
  • Holiday dinners*
  • Group activities*
  • Games
  • Transportation

Service Coordinators are on staff and available to help with any additional services or benefits for which the tenants are eligible.

*Past events have included:
  • Valentine’s Day brunch
  • Memorial Day program
  • Forth of July cookout
  • Labor Day picnic
  • Halloween party
  • Veterans’ Day program
  • Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s dinners
Contact:

5108 Mission Hills Avenue
Tampa, FL 33617
Phone: 813.987.6522
Fax: 813.987.6502

The program is managed by Gulf Coast JFCS and is also under the advisement of Gulf Coast Heron Housing, Inc.

Funding:

Provided by the US Department of Urban Development.

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