Deadline is Monday for Applying for Somers Affordable Housing Availabilities

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WPCNR HOUSING NEWS. From the Housing Action Council. October 23, 2014:Housing Action Council is accepting applications for the Mews II at Baldwin Place, a fair andaffordable senior housing development at 32-34 Clayton Boulevard in the Town of Somers through Monday, October 27.

To apply, contact the Housing Action Council, 914-332-4144, or visit the Housing Action Council website at www.affordablehomes.org

When completed, the Mews II will provide affordable apartments for seniors who cannot afford rental housing in the private marketplace. Rents range from $858 to $1244 depending on household income and income. The development is designed to reach households whose incomes areno greater than 60% of the median income of Westchester County.

The median income for a single person is $72,600. Eligible applicants are singles whose income is no greater than $43,560; 2 persons, $48,800 and 3 persons, $56,040.The one bedroom apartments range in size from 710 sq.ft to 734 sq.ft. and 910 sq.ft to 1050 sq. ft for the two bedrooms apartments. All apartments have a patio or deck. Heat and air conditioning arconditioning are individually controlled. It is within walking distance to Somers Commons ShoppingCenter, with a supermarket, restaurant and other retails stores. It is also located on a bus line.

The developers are Kearney Realty & Development Group, a major builder of affordable andaffordable housing These 75 apartments contribute to the 750 homes that the County must facilitate under its 2009 Housing Settlement with HUD.

Applications will be accepted through October 27, 2014. A lottery will be held on October 29,to determine the order in which applicants will be qualified. Occupancy is planned for January and February, 2015.

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