The Lewinsville is a 143 unit garden apartment complex in McLean, Virginia, sponsored by The Lewinsville Retirement Residence, Inc., a non-profit corporation affiliated with the Lewinsville Presbyterian Church. This community offers apartment units designed to meet the needs of the elderly. The Lewinsville is a federally assisted project under the Section 8 program of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Applicants for admission to The Lewinsville must meet the following requirements: head of household must be at least 62 years of age; gross annual income must be within limits set by HUD; must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen; and, must commit to living in a smoke free property. Persons are eligible for admission without regard to racial, ethnic, or religious background.
Section 8 assistance is available to qualified low and moderate income residents to enable them to rent apartments at approximately 30% of their adjusted household income. Rent includes heat, AC, electricity and water. To qualify for rental assistance, HUD has established annual income limits and verification requirements.
Since this property was built or renovated using funding from HUD's Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly program, residency is usually restricted to households earning 50% of the Area Median Income (AMI) or less with at least one member age 62 years or older. Tenants pay rent based on household income. This rent is usually the highest of the following three amounts: either 30% adjusted monthly income, or 10% unadjusted monthly income, or, if receiving welfare assistance, the housing costs portion of this assistance.
Since this property has received funding in part through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program, a certain number of units are set aside for lower income households. Households must earn either less than 50% or 60% of the area median income (depending on the set-aside option chosen by the property owner) to qualify for these units. Rents in these units are capped at a maximum of 30% of the set-aside area median income (adjusted for unit size). Some rental units in this property may not be subject to LIHTC and therefore have higher rents and no maximum household income requirement.
Generally, households earning up to the income limit in the table below for their household size are eligible for units participating in a HUD rental assistance program in Mclean but actual income limits may differ for units at Lewinsville Retirement Home.
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