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03/18/2021

DHA PBV Wait List open for 2 Senior locations May 4, 2021 at 10 am CST

DHA is OPENING two of the DHA Project Based Voucher (PBV) Wait Lists on Tues. May 4, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. CST. Applicants will be able to apply for the wait list through an online application in their Rent Café account. The wait lists will CLOSE when the number of pre-applications have been COMPLETED and successfully SUBMITTED as indicated below.

 CLICK HERE to Read More about the Senior Project Based Wait List


Property:  Mayslake Village, Oak Brook, IL

Unit Types:  One Bedroom Units

Description:  Mayslake Village offers affordable housing for Senior Citizens who can care for themselves.  Head of Household Applicant must be 62 years of age or older. Only one member of a two-person household needs to be 62 or older.
(Maximum #150 )


Property:  Naperville Elderly Homes, Naperville, IL

Unit Type:  One Bedroom Units

Description: Naperville Elderly Homes is a privately owned and managed senior living community that offers affordable rents.  Residents are required to be age 62 and older and this applies to both members of a two-person household.
(Maxiumum #150)


WHEN THE WAIT LIST OPENS, you must successfully submit a pre-application online during the open period. The pre-application - which requires your name, date of birth, contact mailing address, email address, household income, number of household members and racial or ethnic designation of the head of household - must be submitted online using a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic device with Internet access. Applicants should have a valid e-mail address to apply. If you do not have Internet access, you may submit the pre-application online at locations throughout the County that offer free use of their computers, such as public libraries. Internet access is not available for submitting a pre-application at the DHA office.
To apply for the PBV housing options available, you must be eligible to live at the property, and you must complete the online application for the specific property that meets your household needs! You must apply to each PBV site you are eligible to apply for by checking that wait list during the application process.


REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION

Pre-applications will NOT be provided or accepted at the DHA Wheaton, IL location unless you have been pre-approved for a Reasonable Accommodation because of a disability or related condition that prevents you from equal access to the online pre-application process. Your accommodation request must be written and must describe the reason why the online pre-application process prevents you from accessing the pre-application. The written request must be RECEIVED BY FRIDAY, April 9, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. CST by:
• Mailing to: Malinda Smith, Program Manager, DuPage Housing Authority, 711 E. Roosevelt Rd., Wheaton, IL 60187;
• Faxing to: Attention: Malinda Smith, Program Manager (630) 690-0702; or
•Emailing to: msmith@dupagehousing.org
If the request is approved, you will be notified, and you may pick-up your application on the Pick-up Days at a SCHEDULED PICK UP TIME at our office located 711 E. Roosevelt Rd., Wheaton, IL 60187 or the pre-application can be mailed to the address provided by the applicant. NO PAPER COPY OF PRE-APPLICATIONS CAN BE EMAILED OR FAXED.
• Pick-up Days for a paper copy of the pre-application for persons with an approved Reasonable Accommodation will be available ONLY through a SCHEDULED PICK-UP TIME between Monday, April 12th and Friday, April 23rd between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CST.
• DHA can mail the paper copy pre-application to you and you can mail the pre-application back to this office when completed, however due to the time sensitive nature of the wait list opening and the expected high volume of pre-applicants, we strongly suggest the pre-application be picked-up through a scheduled appointment.PLEASE NOTE: YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SUBMIT THE COMPLETED PAPER COPY PRE-APPLICATION BEFORE 10:00 A.M. CST ON TUESDAY May 4, 2021 WHEN THE WAIT LIST OFFICIALLY OPENS!
All pre-applications RECEIVED will be date and time stamped. If a paper copy of the pre-application is submitted BEFORE 10:00 A.M. CST it will be considered REJECTED due to the wait list not being open at the time of receipt of the pre-application!
NOTE: THIS IS NOT A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUEST FOR ANY MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS, A REQUEST FOR MEDICAL RECORDS OR A REQUEST TO PROVE ANY CLAIMED DISABILITY OR A DESCRIPTION OF SAME.

Individuals with hearing or speech disabilities using TDD or TTY technology may call Illinois Relay Services for assistance.


PREPARING FOR WAIT LIST OPENING

IMPORTANT: When the DHA PBV wait list opens, the Wait List Pre-application will contain sensitive information about the applicant that is considered confidential. That information will be maintained in a User Account on our secure database. Access to the information in a user account will only be available to the applicant and DHA so you must create a user account before you can submit an online Pre-application to apply for the DHA wait list. Unless permission for a Reasonable Accommodation has been granted, Pre-applications can only be completed and submitted online within your User Account.
If you answer Yes to any of the following questions, you already have a User Account and don't need to create another one:
If you answer Yes to any of the following questions, you already have a User Account and don't need to create another one:
1. Are you a Participant currently on the Housing Choice Voucher Program in DuPage County under the DuPage Housing Authority?
2. Are you a Participant currently on the Housing Choice Voucher Program in Kendall County under the Kendall Housing Authority?
3. Were you a Participant on the Housing Choice Voucher Program in DuPage County under the DuPage Housing Authority but are no longer on the HCV program or no longer live in DuPage County?

4. Were you a Participant on the Housing Choice Voucher Program in Kendall County under the Kendall Housing Authority but are no longer on the HCV program or no longer live in Kendall County?
5. Were you on any Wait List for the DuPage Housing Authority that opened in 2016 or 2019, or any Wait List for the Kendall Authority that opened in 2008 or 2018?
6. Are you a participant or former participant of the Illinois Rental Housing Support Program (RHSP) administered through DuPage Housing Authority or Kendall Housing Authority?
If you answered No to all the questions above, you Do Not have a RENT Cafe User Account and you must create one.
If you have a Rent Café account and forgot your password, you can select Forgot Password at the Login screen and it will walk you through resetting it. For any other technical assistance, you may contact the DHA/KHA Compliance Department. Jim Stafford can be reached at jstafford@dupagehousing.org or 630-593-8209 or Lisa Howe at lhowe@dupagehousing.org or 630-593-8225.
It is not required but it is highly recommended that before the DHA wait list opens for pre-applications at 10:00 a.m. Central, on Tuesday May 4, 2021, that you create your Rent Café account.
To do so:
(1) visit the DuPage Housing Authority website at www.dupagehousing.org;
(2) select the 'APPLICANT CAFÉ link at the top right of page and you will be directed to the Rent Cafe Login page, then
(3) select the 'Click here to register' link, then
(4) follow the steps to create your account by entering your email address as a username and create a password that you choose. Please note that passwords must be a minimum of 10 characters, and must include at least one upper case letter, one lower case letter, one number and one symbol, such as a dollar ( $ ) or pound ( # ) sign.
Note: Once you create the user account, you will receive an email confirming your Rent Café user account was created. You are now ready to complete the pre-application once the DHA wait List opens for pre-applications

CLICK HERE for RENTCafe Instructions for Applicants without Registration Code

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