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Washoe County
Senior Housing Opportunity
Neighborhood Stabilization Program

Washoe County and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development are announcing the availability of four (4) single bedroom units located at 842 Spokane Street, Reno, Nevada.  These units are designated for seniors aged 62 and up and will become available in November or early December. 

These units are designed to allow accessibility for people with disabilities.  They will be leased to seniors whose income is at 50% of the Area Medium Income (AMI) or less ($23,800 for a single individual or $27,200 for two).  The leasing of these units will be in accordance with the Fair Housing Act, and Washoe County does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age or disability. 

Applications for these units are not yet available. Washoe County expects to broadly announce the availability of applications in early November.    

Please be aware that these units will only be leased to those applicants who  meet the following  considerations:

  • Age 62 and older for all occupants
  • No more than 2 seniors per unit
  • Acceptable rental history/landlord check
  • Criminal background check (No felony conviction for drug trafficking, violence or sex offences within 5 years of application)
  • Income verification-have to be below 50% AMI for Washoe County (see above).

In addition, these units have a non-smoking policy and pets (other than service animals) are not allowed. 

If you are interested in leasing one of these units, then please look for the upcoming news release for information on how to obtain an application form, filing deadlines and locations to receive help in applying. Information on this opportunity will be available on this site.  

 

For questions regarding this opportunity contact:
Stephen Shipman, Grants Coordinator
Phone:  775.785.5654
Fax:      775.785.5640
E-mail: WCSection3@washoecounty.us 

For questions regarding this web page, contact:
Robin Mason, Washoe County Community Services Department
WCSection3@washoecounty.us
Phone:  775.328.3612
Fax:      775.328.6133