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Transitional Housing Admission Criteria

To be eligible to participate in a Coburn Place Program, applicants must meet the following criteria for:

On-Site Transitional Housing:

35 apartments within the Coburn Place gated community: 6-24 months of rental assistance

  • Applicants (head of household) must be 18 or older (legally able to sign a lease), with or without children
  • Applicants must be homeless due to fleeing intimate partner violence.
  • Applicants must meet the full time student exemption criteria.
  • Applicants’ income/assets and homeless status must be verified through 3rd party, 2nd party, or applicant self certifications.
  • Applicants must meet the household income limits identified below:

2015 Income Guidelines

# of persons
in household
Maximum
income
1 $28,620
2 $32,700
3 $36,780
4 $40,860
5 $44,160
6 $47,400

Community-Based Transitional Housing:

Provided through limited amount of rent only or rent and utility assistance, up to 12 months

  • Applicants must be homeless due to fleeing intimate partner violence.
  • Applicants must be employed at least part-time and must be verified through a 3rd party
  • Applicants (head of household) must be 18 or older (legally able to sign a lease), with or without children
  • Applicants must be able to obtain utility services in their name
  • Applicants’ income/assets and homeless status must be verified through 3rdparty, 2nd party, or applicant self-certifications
  • Applicants must meet the household income limits identified below:

2015 Income Guidelines

# of persons
in household
Maximum
income
2 $27,250
3 $30,650
4 $34,050
5 $36,800
6 $39,500

If you are unsure which housing program is right for you, contact our Housing Advocate at 317-923-5750 to discuss program options.

Here is a quick snap-shot of what might be considered a “best fit”:

On-site Transitional Housing

  • Homeless due to intimate partner violence, with or without children
  • Meet low-income guidelines; have challenges to obtaining or maintaining employment
  • Personal safety concerns are present

Community Based Transitional Housing

  • Homeless due to intimate partner violence, with or without children
  • Meet low-income guidelines; have little or no challenges to maintaining employment
  • Able to pay 100% of rent/utilities at the end of 12-month rental assistance program
  • No personal safety concerns are present

 

If you believe you are eligible for both options, please speak with an Advocate. It is possible to be placed on both wait lists. However, once you move into one program, you become ineligible for the other.