Town of Yarmouth accepting applications for affordable housing lottery

Applications due by August 24, 2015

The Town of Yarmouth is currently accepting applications for its affordable housing lottery. The process is being managed by Plymouth Redevelopment Authority, according to a notice from the town. The units covered by the lottery are all in the Town of Yarmouth.

Applicants are not required to be residents of Yarmouth. Applications are due in the Plymouth Redevelopment Authority (11 Lincoln Street, Plymouth, MA 02360) no later than 4:30 p.m. on Monday, August 24, 2015. Applications received after the August 24 deadline will be processed on a rolling basis following the lottery.

An information session has been scheduled for Thursday, July 9 at 6 p.m. at the Yarmouth Town Hall, 1146 Route 28 in South Yarmouth. Eligibility requirements, the application process and the lottery will be discussed at the information session. The information session is not mandatory for applications, according to the notice.

Rental rates and income qualifications will vary. Households may earn no more than 80% of the area median income (1 person: $46,100, 2 persons: $52,650, 3 persons: $59,250, 4 persons: $65,800, 5 persons: $71,100). The maximum allowable monthly rent, including all utilities is $1,152 (studio), $1,316 (1 bedroom), $1,481 (2 bedrooms) and $1,645 (3 bedrooms).

Applications are available at the Yarmouth Town Hall, the Yarmouth Senior Center and all Yarmouth libraries. Applications may also be requested by contacting Plymouth Redevelopment Authority at 508-747-1620 or [email protected] Applications are also available on the Town of Yarmouth website here.

All lotteries including the Ready Renters List which fills units at smaller developments such as Appleby Courts, Neptune Place and Cap'n Gladcliff, will be held on Tuesday, September 8 at 6 p.m. at Yarmouth Town Hall.

Learn more about community housing in the Town of Yarmouth here. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on