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Who should I contact to learn more about living at one of the Southfield Nonprofit Housing Corporation senior housing units?

All SNHC properties are managed by Lockwood Management Company. The McDonnell Tower Apartments, Woodridge Apartments, and The River Park Place Apartments and Townhomes are open to seniors ages 62 and older who meet state and federal income eligibility requirements. For information about these or any other SNHC properties, please call the management company at 248-355-2810.

Are all Southfield Non-profit Housing Corporation properties just for seniors?

McDonnell Towers and Woodridge Apartments were developed to benefit the senior population, ages 62 and older who meet federal and state income guidelines.

What are the eligibility requirements to live at McDonnell Tower, River Park Place or Woodridge?

All applicants must qualify in terms of income, age and are screened according to the tenant selection criteria approved by HUD.

What do background checks include?

Background checks include credit history, criminal history and landlord verifications.

Are there any additional initiatives or projects the Southfield Nonprofit Housing Corporation is working on?

In an effort to possibly further expand housing options for the general public, the SNHC will be commissioning a housing study to better understand Southfield’s residential single and multi-family, residential owner-occupied, and rental housing needs. More information will be forthcoming.

Are handicapped units available?

Yes, McDonnell Tower and River Park Place have a total of 42 fully equipped handicapped units. These units are designed for residents whose mobility is limited to a wheelchair.

Are there waiting lists for units in Woodridge, River Park Place and McDonnell Tower?

Yes, the demand for these apartments is fairly high. Prospective residents are placed on the waiting list in the order that they applied.

Are there two-bedroom units available in the towers?

Yes, however HUD rules require that two persons live in a two-bedroom unit.

What security measures are in place?

Resident safety and security are important in the three properties managed by the Southfield Non-Profit Housing Board. Residents are given a FOB to enter the building. Cameras operate in the common areas, parking lot and hallways. A door buzzer system is in place so that residents can identify persons seeking to enter the building.

What in-house activities are available?

Movies, potlucks, bingo, jewelry making, coffee hour, educational and informational in services, shopping, crafts, exercise classes, book clubs, yoga, outings to various events, museums, theaters, art shows, casino trips, restaurants, annual summer event, annual end of the year celebration, cooking classes, gardening billiards tournaments, wii bowling tournaments, board games, card games, games in general, community meetings, awards.

Do residents have a voice in the operations of the apartment buildings?

Yes, each building has an elected Residents Council that plans activities and shares concerns with management.

Is transportation available?

Southfield TOSS, senior transportation services, are available by reservation for local trips and there is SMART bus service nearby via Telegraph Road.

What about parking?

Each resident may park one car in the lot. There are no reserved spaces however there are many for those needing a handicapped space.


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