We hope this section helps answer a few of the questions you may have. If you have a question not covered in this section, or if you would like more information, please call Hollyview at 323-467-5117. We look forward to hearing from you!
Q: What type of housing is Hollyview? Is it low income housing?
A: Hollyview is a tax credit community for seniors over the age of 62 and the mobility/sensory impaired. We accept Section 8 Housing Vouchers.
Q: How is rent calculated?
A: Resident rent is based on approximately 30 – 40% of income.
Q: What does the rent include?
A: Monthly rental of the apartment, as well as heat, water and an electric allowance. An electric allowance is a certain amount taken off of the resident’s rent payment meant to help the resident pay the electric bill. The allowance amount is based on average usage for the apartment and may change annually. Residents will still receive an electric bill, but the allowance is intended to help pay for it. Residents may still be eligible for energy assistance from the state.
Q: Is there a lease?
A: Yes, there is a one-year lease, after the first year we the lease can be for a monthly basis.
Q: How many apartments are there?
A: Hollyview has 100 apartments.
Q: How big are the apartments?
A: Hollyview offers one-bedroom apartments, as well as a few more-accessible apartments for the sensory/mobility impaired. For square footage, one-bedroom apartments and accessible apartments are approximately 566 square feet.
Q: How do I get started with the move in process?
A: Simply fill out an application completely, sign it and mail it to the address on the back of the application.
Q: Is there a waiting list for residency?
A: Yes, currently Hollyview has a waiting list. Please call for the approximate waiting time.
Q: What is the Security Deposit?
A: The Security Deposit is $350. This deposit is due in full at the signing of the lease.
Q: Do you allow pets?
A: Hollyview welcomes your pets. Fish and birds are welcomed without a deposit. We also welcome small dogs and cats with a pet deposit. There is a limit of one animal (cat or dog) per apartment and there are certain size and breed restrictions.
Q: What is the Pet Deposit?
A: The pet deposit is the same amount as the security deposit with a minimum of $50 and a maximum of $300. We can make payment arrangements for this deposit. Beginning with $50 and then a monthly payment of $10 until the deposit is paid in full.
Q: Is there additional storage space available?
A: No, each style of apartment offers a large amount of storage space but there is no additional storage space available outside of their apartment for residents.
Q: Is there an elevator?
A: Yes, there are two elevators located at the main entrance of the building easily accessible by all residents, on all floors.
Q: Is parking available?
A: Yes, Hollyview offers its residents the use of 29 secure access parking spaces in the back of the building and 12 visitor parking spaces outside the gated area.
Q: What is the cost for parking?
A: There is no cost for parking.
Q: How many keys do I receive?
A: Residents receive an apartment key (two if there is two people living in one apartment), a key to a locked mailbox for their apartment, and an access key to the main entry (two if there is a two people living in one apartment). Our main entrances are intercom controlled and automatically open with the key.
Q: Are there any planned activities?
A: Hollyview’s Social Service Coordinator organizes activities for the residents throughout the month.
Q: Are there on-site laundry facilities?
A: There is one laundry center at Hollyview, located on the third floor..
Q: What is the garbage/recycling process?
A: There is one trash chute on each end of the hallways on all four floors.
Q: Is there any public transportation available?
A: Yes, the city of Los Angeles public transportation system has a bus stop steps away from the community. Across the street is the Hollywood-Western Metro Station of the Los Angeles subway system.