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Lottery

Lottery

Adelante, a Mutual Housing Community is a 38-unit community for families. All units are governed and made affordable by the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program.

Adelante is located at 2050 – 5th Street, Davis, CA 95616 and consists of 15 – 1 bedroom, 12 – 2 bedrooms, 10 – 3 bedrooms and 1 – 2 bedroom manager’s unit.

Adelante will be opening in early January 2022.

Entering the Lottery

Applications for the Adelante lottery waitlist are accepted online only. Complete the online application starting September 15th, 2021, at 10am thru September 30th, 2021 at 7:30pm.

Applications will be reviewed during the application period for a preliminary review of meeting the minimum income requirement and not exceeding the income limits from information provided on the application prior to being placed in the lottery. Qualifying applications received by September 30th, 2021, at 7:30pm will be included in the lottery. This process will result in the formation of the initial waiting list for the property.

  • The head of household must be 18 years of age or older at the time of application
  • Enter all requested household information as accurately as possible for all Household members
  • Online applications will be date and time stamp upon submission

To be entered in the lottery, applicants must complete the online application during the advertised lottery application period. Please note that submitting an application through the lottery does not guarantee a unit or a spot on the waiting list. Households submitting an application for the lottery will be pre-screened for completeness of application, income eligibility, and other eligibility criteria. Eligible applicants will be notified in writing regarding status and of any further information deemed necessary.

Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered for the lottery.

How do I apply?

Applicants can apply via the online application portal.

Please call our leasing office message line at 530-753-2573 for more information, questions, assistance in completing the online application, scheduling an appointment to use our computer lab, and for third party language assistance.

Lottery Process

The method of selecting initial residents at Adelante will be from a lottery system. Applicants will be selected and interviewed in lottery number order. All applicants must be income eligible according to the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Program. The application contains a release form, which must be signed to verify all items inclusive of credit history and other references.

Lottery will take place on October 8th, 2021.

Application Process

Applicants selected from the lottery will receive an email notification within 5 days of the lottery, inviting them to complete the online application. The application includes completing the qualifying tenant income certification questions and uploading applicable income, assets, housing reference and background credit verification forms.

Applicant(s) will have ten (10) days from the original email notification to complete all requested forms and submit all required documentation through the online portal as requested. Applicant(s) will be required to pay an application processing fee of $35.00 per person who is aged 18 years and older at this time.

If the applicant(s) is credit, housing and income approved, the applicant(s) will receive a second email to complete an additional questionnaire to check criminal history.

Management will continue to process applications until the maximum number of applicants to fill the affordable units has been reached. If a household is not contacted, their application will be placed on the Adelante waitlist. Qualified applicants will be provided an email notification of their final approval after their file is completed (as described above). Upon email notification of qualification and Adelante units being deemed ready for occupancy, the approved applicant(s) will be contacted that their unit is ready for move-in. Applicant(s) will have ten (10) days from said notification to execute a lease agreement and sign the Tenant Income Certification (TIC).

Waiting List

Any individuals not contacted after the lottery process will be placed on the Adelante waiting list for future vacancies, in numerical order and based on the number assigned during the lottery process. Individuals on the waitlist will retain their number assignment and be placed into the Adelante waitlist.

Applications received AFTER the lottery period has closed on September 30th, 2021 at 7:30pm will be placed at the end of the waiting list in order of when their completed application is received.

Placement of an application on the waiting list does not denote final resident selection.

Processing Priorities

The following guidelines will be used for processing applications for the units designed especially for the persons with mobility and/or visual or hearing disabilities:

  1. This Property includes some units with specific adaptations appropriate for wheelchair accessibility. Preference for these units will be given to Applicants who have a mobility impairment that necessitates permanent use of a wheelchair.
  2. The Property also includes one or more units with specific adaptations appropriate for persons with hearing or vision disability. Preference for these units will be given to Applicants who have such permanent disability.
  3. If there are not enough households to fill all specially equipped units, preference for those units may be given to Applicants whose disability may be eased by the specific adaptations in the unit.