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Prospective Tenants

Tenants interested in our housing must be 18 years old or older (some exceptions may apply) and a resident of Hancock County. Housing priorities are given to those who:

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  • are homeless with a substance use disorder and/or mental illness,
  • are being discharged from a psychiatric hospital,
  • have substance use disorders and/or mental illness and are at risk of becoming homeless.

All tenants who are approved must apply for subsidized housing through the Hancock County Metropolitan Housing Authority and will be required to allocate a portion of their current monthly income toward their rent.

The income eligibility as well as the target population is based on the individual property. Each property is designed to accommodate a certain target population which include:

  • Severe/persistent mental illness
  • Low income
  • Seeking recovery from substance use disorders

All tenants must adhere to certain regulations and restrictions including:

  • Alcohol, illegal drugs, and weapons are strictly forbidden
  • Smoking is only allowed in outside designated smoking areas
  • Pets are not allowed with the exception of trained and certified service animals