Frequently Asked Questions
How do I qualify for an apartment?
An eligible resident must be a person 62 years of age or older (for all
buildings) or a
person 18 years or older who has a physical disability that affects
mobility (East campus only).
Do I have to be a resident of Collin County to be eligible
You do not have to be a resident of Collin County to be eligible. As long as you
are a citizen, or eligible non-citizen, you can apply regardless of where you
live in the United States.
How can I view an apartment?
Please contact the business office at 972-423-6058 if you would like to
tour an apartment. Tours are offered every Thursday from 4-5pm, by appointment only.
How much will my rent be?
Rent is based on 30% of an applicant’s adjusted gross income.
There are allowable deductions for yearly medical expenses that can be
verified. Water, sewage, and trash removal is included. Rent is subsidized
by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Can I transfer my current voucher to Plano Community Homes Properties?
All properties in Plano are project based, so we do not accept Housing Choice Vouchers.
To receive HUD assistance at our properties, all you have to do is apply! Fairoaks in Denton
is also project based.
What is adjusted gross income?
The 2010 Gross Income Limit for an individual is $23,950 and for a two
person household is $27,350. There is no set Asset Limit, but a portion of
the assets will be counted as income. The asset portion counted as income
is calculated as 1) 2% of the total asset amount or 2) the interest earned
from the asset amount; whichever is greater. The combined total of actual
gross income plus the income earned from assets must be at or below the
current gross income limit to qualify.
Do I have to pay for utilities?
Residents are responsible for the cost of electricity, cable and telephone
Do you allow pets?
We do allow pets, as long as they fall within our guidelines as illustrated
in the Pet Ownership Rules.