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  • When a family needs . . . Housing/Utilities Public and Subsidized Housing Name & Magnolia Housing Authority Address of Resource 100 Meadowbrook Lane, Magnolia Description of Public Family Housing – Alcardun Heights Resource Senior Housing Eligibility Sliding Scale rent based on income Requirements How to Access Housing applications are taken at the Housing Authority office Monday the Resource through Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon and from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.. Applicant and all adult members (18 and over) of the family who will be living in the unit need to be present to complete application process. The application process takes approximately 1 hour to complete and an extensive list of documents are required for the application – ID for all adult family members, actual Social Security card for each family member, official birth certificate for all children, statement from Social Security listing current benefits for social security or SSI, marriage license if both partners will live in unit, documentation of all income and most recent checking and/or savings account statement, tax assessment of real estate currently owned or sold within last two years, Seniors are required to submit a print-out of all prescription drugs paid for during previous year and proof of amount paid for supplemental insurance Questions? Call office at 234-5540 or 234-0939 Name & St. Charles Apartments Address of Resource 601 Ruth St. (Corner Dudney and Columbia Rds.), Magnolia Description of Subsidized Apartment - Magnolia Resource Eligibility 62 year of age or handicapped or disabled Requirements Rent based on income How to Access Applications available on site the Resource Questions? On-Site office 234-4738 Management Company – Star Mgmt., P. O. Box 624, Dumas, 71639 870-382-5141 Housing/Utilities 1 Section One
  • Name & Apple Ridge Apartments Address of Resource 307 So. Hope St., Waldo Description of Subsidized Apartment - Waldo Resource Eligibility Must be 18 or older; Based on income; application required Requirements Documentation required with application – ID, social security card, official birth certificates for children, proof of all family income, authorization for police and credit reports; $200 deposit; Individual pays electricity deposit How to Access Application available from on-site office the Resource Questions? On-Site office 693-5370 Star Management Company P. O. Box 624, Dumas, 71639 870-382-5141 Name & Woodland Hills Apartments Address of Resource 200 Columbia 120, McNeil Description of Subsidized Apartment - McNeil Resource Eligibility Must be 18 or older; Based on income; application required Requirements Documentation required with application – ID, social security card, official birth certificates for children, proof of all family income, authorization and payment for police and credit reports; $200 deposit; Individual pays electricity deposit How to Access Availability is posted in the newspaper classifieds the Resource Phone on-site office at 695-3045 or 695-3931 Questions? Phone on-site office at 695-3045 or 695-3931 Name & Area Agency on Aging of Southwest Arkansas Address of Resource 600 Columbia 11 East (next to SAYS on Calhoun Rd.), Magnolia Description of Rental Assistance Resource Rent subsidy for elderly, handicapped, disabled, families with children under the Federal Section 8 Program Eligibility First priority given to elderly, handicapped or disabled; Requirements Second priority to single parent with children; Third priority to singles; Income-based; application required How to Access Applications are taken periodically when availability has accumulated. A the Resource notice is posted in the Banner News when applications are being accepted. Applicants are placed on a waiting list and called when their name is reached. Questions? Call office to learn when applications are being taken 234-7410 Housing/Utilities 2 Section One
  • Name & Magnolia Apartments Address of Resource 1300 W. University Description of Subsidized Apartment - Magnolia Resource Eligibility Must be 18 or older; Does not offer rental assistance, but does offer Requirements apartments at a lower rate than most other apartments in Magnolia; application required Documentation required with application – ID, social security card, official birth certificates for children, proof of all family income, authorization and payment for police and credit reports; $200 deposit; Individual pays electricity deposit. Accepts HUD How to Access Call office to speak to apartment manager the Resource during weekdays or leave message Questions? 234-2882 Name & Westwood Village Address of Resource 1032 Mallard (off Burnt Bridge Rd.), Magnolia Description of Subsidized Apartment - Magnolia Resource Eligibility Documents required: Requirements Picture ID, social security cards and birth certificates for all family members, proof of family income, authorization and payment for police and credit reports; Individual pays electricity deposit directly to utility company How to Access Application available from on-site office the Resource Questions? Peggy Morris 234-7164 Name & BMA Children’s Home Address of Resource Children and Family Services Ministry P. O. Box 625, Magnolia, AR 71754 Description of Transitional living and educational program Resource for single mothers and children Eligibility Age 18 and older single mothers with custodial children Requirements (mother may be single, divorced, separated, or widowed) The ministry is not an emergency shelter or rehabilitation treatment facility. The program cannot accept women with older male children that are not appropriate for female group living; anyone with felony offense against person or family, or public indecency, or violation of any state’s Controlled Substances Act; anyone with therapeutic or medical needs beyond what they can address, for example substance abuse rehabilitation or severe mental disorder. How to Access Application and assessment process the Resource Questions? Jack or Brenda Hornaday 870-696-3541 Housing/Utilities 3 Section One
  • Utility Assistance Name & Low Income Home Entergy assistance plan (LIHEAP) Address of Resource Central Arkansas Development Council N. Vine St. Magnolia Description of Utility Assistance Resource Eligibility Low income Requirements How to Access Call or visit the office for dates the Resource when applications are accepted Questions? Call Virginia Williamson 1-870-234-6444 Emergency Shelter Name & Southern Christian Mission Address of Resource West Monroe St. Magnolia Description of Emergency Shelter Resource Eligibility Open to individuals and families in need Requirements of temporary, emergency shelter How to Access Visit the mission or call the Resource Questions? Call John Miller 870-234-7199 Name & Salvation Army Address of Resource Department of Health and Human Services, 601 E. University, Magnolia Description of Rental assistance for burn-out victims; Resource One night’s stay in a local motel for homeless, transient, impoverished Eligibility Application and interview required Requirements How to Access Obtain application from front desk at DHHS office the Resource Questions? Call DHHS office at 234-4190 Housing/Utilities 4 Section One
  • Home Ownership Assistance Name & USDA Rural Development Service Center Address of Resource 351 W. Washington St. Rm 218 Camden, AR 71701-3901 Description of 502 Program – Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program Resource To help low-income individuals or households purchase homes in rural areas. Funds can be used to build, repair, renovate or relocate a home, or to purchase and prepare site, including providing water and sewage facilities. Eligibility Applicants may have an income of up to 115% of the median income for Requirements the area. Families must be without adequate housing, but be able to afford the mortgage payments, including taxes and insurance. In addition, applicants must have reasonable credit histories. How to Access Call area office in Camden for information and application the Resource Questions? For question contact the Rural Development area manager, Betty Leonard, or the loan specialist, Kim Hook. Phone # 1(870) 836-2089 Betty.Leonard@ar.usda.gov Or, USDA Rural Development USDA Service Center 2510 N. Hervey, Suite A Hope, AR 71801 Name & USDA Rural Development Service Center Address of Resource 351 W. Washington St. Rm 218 Camden, AR 71701-3901 Description of 502 Program – Single Family Direct Housing Loan Program Rural Resource Housing Direct Loans are loans that are directly funded by the Government. These loans are available for low- and very low-income households to obtain homeownership. Applicants may obtain 100% financing to purchase an existing dwelling, purchase a site and construct a dwelling, or purchase newly constructed dwellings located in rural areas. Mortgage payments are based on the household's adjusted income. Eligibility Applicants for direct loans from RHP must have very low or low Requirements incomes. Very low income is defined as below 50 percent of the area median income (AMI); low income is between 50 and 80 percent of AMI; moderate income is 80 to 100 percent of AMI. Click here to review area income limits for this program. Families must be without adequate housing, but be able to afford the mortgage payments, including taxes and insurance, which are typically within 22 to 26 percent of an applicant's income. However, payment subsidy is available to applicants to enhance repayment ability. Applicants must be unable to obtain credit elsewhere, yet have reasonable credit histories. Elderly and Housing/Utilities 5 Section One
  • disabled persons applying for the program may have incomes up to 80 percent of area median income (AMI). How to Access Call area office in Camden for the Resource information and application Questions? For question contact the Rural Development area, Betty Leonard, or the loan specialist, Kim Hook. Phone # 1(870) 836-2089 Betty.Leonard@ar.usda.gov Or, USDA Rural Development USDA Service Center 2510 N. Hervey, Suite A Hope, AR 71801 Name & USDA Rural Development Service Center Address of Resource 351 W. Washington St. Site Rm 218 Camden, AR 71701-3901 Description of Rural Housing Repair and Rehabilitation Loans and Grants Resource These loans and grants are available to very low-income rural residents who own and occupy a dwelling in need of repairs. Funds are available for repairs to improve or modernize a home, or to remove health and safety hazards. This loan is a 1% loan that may be repaid over a 20- year period. Loans of up to $20,000 and grants of up to $7,500 are available. Loans are for up to 20 years at 1 percent interest. A real estate mortgage and full title services are required for loans of $7,500 or more. Grant funds may be used only to pay for repairs and improvements resulting in the removal of health and safety hazards. A grant/loan combination is made if the applicant can repay part of the cost. Loans and grants can be combined for up to $27,500 in assistance. Eligibility To obtain a loan, homeowner-occupants must be unable to obtain Requirements affordable credit elsewhere and must have very low incomes, defined as below 50 percent of the area median income. They must need to make repairs and improvements to make the dwelling more safe and sanitary or to remove health and safety hazards. Grants are only available to homeowners who are 62 years old or older and cannot repay a Section 504 loan. How to Access Call area office in Camden for the Resource information and application Questions? For question contact the Rural Development area manager, Betty Leonard, or the loan specialist, Kim Hook. Phone # 1(870) 836-2089 Betty.Leonard@ar.usda.gov Or, USDA Rural Development USDA Service Center 2510 N. Hervey, Suite A Housing/Utilities 6 Section One
  • Hope, AR 71801 Name & USDA Rural Development Service Center Address of Resource 351 W. Washington St. Site Rm 218 Camden, AR 71701-3901 Description of Section 502 Mutual Self-Help Housing Loan program Resource The Section 502 Mutual Self-Help Housing Loan program is used primarily to help very low- and low-income households construct their own homes. The program is targeted to families who are unable to buy clean, safe housing through conventional methods. Families participating in a mutual self-help project perform approximately 65 percent of the construction labor on each other's homes under qualified supervision. The savings from the reduction in labor costs allows otherwise ineligible families to own their homes. If families cannot meet their mortgage payments during the construction phase, the funds for these payments can be included in the loan. Eligibility Applicants must have very low or low incomes. Very low income is Requirements defined as below 50 percent of the area median income (AMI); low income is between 50 and 80 percent of AMI. Families must be without adequate housing; however, they must be able to afford the mortgage payments including principal, interest, taxes and insurance (PITI). These payments are 22 to 26 percent of an applicant's income. In addition, applicants must be unable to obtain credit elsewhere, yet have reasonable credit histories. Families with very low incomes living in substandard housing are given first priority. How to Access Call area office in Camden for information and application the Resource Questions? For question contact the Rural Development area manager, Betty Leonard, or the loan specialist, Kim Hook. Phone # 1(870) 836-2089 Betty.Leonard@ar.usda.gov Or, USDA Rural Development USDA Service Center 2510 N. Hervey, Suite A Hope, AR 71801 Name & Habitat for Humanity Address of Resource Description of Assistance with Home Ownership Resource Eligibility Requirements How to Access the Resource Questions? Housing/Utilities 7 Section One