1. How much will my rent be?
Rents for Elmwood are based on financial eligibility, using moderate level income limits established by Community Development Finance Authority for one or two persons. They are recalculated annually.
2. Am I allowed to have pets at Elmwood?
Yes, residents are allowed to have a pet. Small dogs, cats, birds, or fish are all permitted. Maple Manor does have pet ownership rules to insure owners act responsibly and pets receive proper care.
3. Am I allowed to have overnight guests at Elmwood?
Residents are permitted to have guests for a period of up to two weeks. All overnight guests must be registered with the office. Day visitors are expected to leave at a reasonable hour so as not to disturb other tenant’s privacy.
4. Am I allowed to make changes and/or improvements to my apartment?
Any interior or exterior modification and/or improvement tenants wish to make must be approved by the Board of Directors. Tenants are responsible for all costs of materials, installation, maintenance, and removal if necessary of said improvements. Please check with the Site Manager before making any changes in your apartment.
5. Are any activities available?
An array of activities is available throughout the year. Residents have weekly socials, bingo, barbeques, potluck luncheons, and a host of other get-togethers. Elmwood also offers nursing and social work consultations as well as regular blood pressure clinics on site. The public transportation system has several stops each weekday at Elmwood, allowing residents easy access to shopping, medical appointments, and other local businesses.
6. Who is eligible to live at Elmwood?
Eligibility is based on income, using limits established by the Community Development Finance Authority. Eligibility is re-determined each year and rents are based on fair market rents for Sullivan County. Senior and individuals with disabilities may apply at Elmwood.
7. Is there a subsidy for Elmwood Apartments?
There is no subsidy for Elmwood Apartments. The tenant is responsible for the full amount of the monthly rent, as well as the full amount of the required security deposit.
8. What’s included in my rent?
Heat, hot water and electricity are included in the rent. Tenants are responsible for telephone or television cable charges.