Little Brook Village

Administered by the Topsfield Housing Authority

Executive Director :Tina T. Myers, MPA, PHM, LSW

Maintenance Supervisor: Woodrow Lancaster

 

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Description:

The state-aided housing at 69 Washington Street, Topsfield, MA, includes 55 apartments for the elderly/disabled and 5 specifically modified units for people with physical handicaps. All units have one bedroom, living room and kitchen. The maximum occupancy of each apartment is two people.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ELDERLY:

  • A. One member of the household must be 60 years or over.
  • B. Financial qualifications - reviewed annually.
    • 1. Net income for admission (reviewed annually):
      • For one person:   $46,300.
      • For two people:   $52,950.
      • (Net income is gross income (from Social Security, pensions, interest on savings, money markets, etc.) less deductions, $300 deduction (2 nd person in apartment), plus cost of medical insurance premiums, and medical costs incurred out of pocket, after deducting 3% of gross income).
    • 2. Asset limits: There are no asset limits. However, income from assets will be used to determine rent to be paid.
  • ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR HANDICAPPED PERSONS:

    • A. Certification by a doctor that the applicant's impairment will be of long and continued duration, and that it will be improved or at least remain stable (not deteriorate) if applicant is provided with suitable housing.
    • B. Financial limits - same as for the elderly as outlined above.
    • C. There is no age requirement.

    RENT:

    30% of net income, including utilities.

    PROCEDURE FOR APPLYING:

    Request an application from:

    • Executive Director: Tina T. Myers
    • Topsfield Housing Authority
    • 69 Washington Street
    • Topsfield, MA 01983
    • 978-887-8407 FAX 978-887-9091

    Fill out application and return to above address. You will be notified whether or not you meet the eligibility requirements and assigned a control number on the waiting. When you reach the top of the list, you will be interviewed to verify income eligibility.