New Orchard Hills - Affordable Community
Oxford, MA - 01540


New Orchard Hills - Affordable Community

220 Orchard Hill Drive
Oxford, MA - 01540
(508) 987-8121
Fax Number: (508) 987-3807

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Last-Modified: 2019-08-28 13:07:42

Median apartment rental rate in this zip code: $892
Population in zip code: 11,581
Media age of those living in this zip code: 39.7
Media household income of those living in this zip code: $77,184
Average home value in this zip code: $263,781

Located 11 miles south of Worcester, the property has 215 apartment homes within 19 wood clapboard buildings, including 88 apartments that receive a HUD subsidy to keeps rents at 30 percent of adjusted gross income. Of the total number, there are 84 one-bedroom, 77 two-bedroom, 47 three-bedroom and 7 four-bedroom apartments. Each of the 10 garden style buildings has a laundry room, and there are laundry hookups in each of the 9 townhouses. The floor plans are spacious and include walk-in closets. Heat and hot water are included in the rents.

Residents enjoy gathering in the Community Room, which includes a kitchen. There is a playground for the children to scamper about, as well as basketball and tennis courts for young and old to enjoy. Parking is abundant for both tenants and guests.

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  • 1. Research all of the different low-income housing programs available in your area. There are a variety of federal, state, and local programs that offer low-income housing assistance. Each program has its own eligibility requirements and application process, so it is important to do your research to find the program that is right for you.
  • 2. Get all of your documentation in order: When you apply for low income housing, you will need to provide documentation of your income, assets, and household composition. This documentation may include tax returns, pay stubs, bank statements, and birth certificates.
  • 3. Be careful and accurate on all information provided: Any false or misleading information on your application will most likely result in your disqualification.
  • 4. Waiting Lists: The waiting lists for most, if not all low-income housing programs is long. Do not limit yourself to only apply to one apartment location.

Qualifications: Do you qualify to live here?
To qualify for low income housing in Massachusetts, you must meet the following income requirements:

Your household income must be below 80% of the area median income (AMI). The AMI is updated annually by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and varies by county.

You must have a valid Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN).

You must be a U.S. citizen or a legal immigrant.

In addition to the income requirements, you may also need to meet other eligibility requirements, such as:

- You must not have been evicted from any public housing or Section 8 housing in the past three years.
- You must not have any outstanding felony convictions for drug-related offenses.
- You must not be a registered sex offender.

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Federal Poverty Guidelines for 2023
Persons In Family Household Poverty Guideline
For Households with more than 8 persons, add $4,480 for each additional person.
1 $14,580
2 $19,720
3 $24,860
4 $30,000
5 $35,140
6 $40,280
7 $45,420
8 $50,560

*Alaska and Hawaii have different rates for HUD federal poverty guidelines.
These numbers above represent 100% of the Federal Poverty Rate. In order to get in some apartments the 100% rate changes to things like 200%. In these cases, you will only need to multiply the rate in each category by 2.

  • Reply User   2020-01-13 15:55:59

    I need a one bedroom myself and my boyfriend are living with our daughter is there a waiting list and how long is that list

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