Potential Residents Selected For Affordable Housing Project

Lottery determines which applicants have first shot at moving into 636 El Camino Real housing project.

Selected applicants wishing move into the will soon be notified they are one step closer toward living in a new home, according to a project manager.

Maurice Harold, community manager for Mid Peninsula Housing, said the development company will inform applicants by mid-April that they have been selected in a lottery as potential residents for the housing project.

Though he would not reveal when the lottery was held, Harold said MidPen Housing received approximately 2,400 applications from people hoping to move into the 109 available units in the housing development located near .

The development has one, two and three bedroom apartments available. The building includes a community room, fitness center, tot lot and play area among other amenities.

Those lucky applicants selected in the lottery will be invited for an interview, during which time they will also be asked to provide documents certifying they qualify to meet affordable housing standards, said Harold.

Potential residents who successfully advance beyond the interviews will be one step closer toward being approved to move into the development once it opens in the first week of September, said Harold.

MidPen Housing is focused on opening the project with all of its affordable housing units occupied, said Harold.

Those who do not advance past the interview stage, or cannot provide necessary documentation, will be added to the waiting list of hopefuls wanting to move into the project.

, Harold said Mid Peninsula Housing is still accepting applications to join the waiting list.

Applicants must meet income and other eligibility requirements to qualify. To get further details about the selection criteria as well as an application, visit the MidPen web site or office at 315 Airport Boulevard.


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