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 Northvale Village (281) 880-6144. We look forward to hearing from you!
Q: What type of housing is Northvale Village? Is it low income housing?
A: Northvale Village is a subsidized housing community for seniors 62 years of age and older.
Q: Who pays the remainder of rent?
A: The remainder of the rent is paid in the form of a subsidy. If a resident qualifies for a subsidy, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), a U.S. government agency, will pay the remainder of the rent.
Q: How is rent calculated?
A: Resident rent is based on approximately 30% of your adjusted income after medical expenses.
Q: What does the rent include?
A: Your monthly rental payment is the total Tenant Payment as determined by HUD minus the allowable electric allowance. The Tenant Payment pays for the apartment, water, monthly pest control, trash service & sewer.
Q: Is there a lease?
A: You will sign a 12-month lease that requires a 30-day notice to terminate.
Q: How many apartments are there?
A: Northvale Village has 71 apartment homes.
Q: How big are the apartments?
A: Our apartment homes are approximately 589 Sq Feet. They offer beautiful wood cabinets in the kitchen and a large step in shower with grab bars.
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 Northvale Village has a waiting list. Please call for the approximate waiting time.
Q: What is the Security Deposit?
A: The security deposit is the Total Tenant Payment as determined by HUD.
Q: Do you allow pets?
A: Northvale Village welcomes you to bring your pets along with you. 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: Northvale Village Pet Deposit is $150.00 and is refundable if no damage is incurred by the pet.
Q: Is there additional storage space available?
A: There is no additional storage available, however, each style of apartment offers a large amount of storage space.
Q: Is there an elevator?
A: Northvale Village offers a passenger elevator and a freight elevator for your convenience.
Q: Is parking available?
A: Yes, Northvale Village offers its residents the use of one large parking lot in the front of the building.
Q: What is the cost for parking?
A: There is no cost for parking.
Q: How many keys do I receive?
A: Our main entrance offers Control Access and your control Access key will automatically open the door into the building. All residents are to announce their visits and you choose to allow them entrance.
Q: Are there any planned activities?
A: Northvale Village prints a monthly calendar showing the dates and times of various activities. Monthly activities include bingo, board games, and pot-luck meals. There is also a craft room for various crafting projects.
Q: Are there on-site laundry facilities?
A: Northvale Village offers 6 Maytag washer and 6 Maytag dryers for your use. All machines are coin operated and cost $1.25 each.
Q: What is the garbage process?
A: There is a garbage center on each floor of the building specifically for garbage purposes. Inside, there is a chute to dispose of trash to a cart which is transferred to a dumpster.
Q: Is there any public transportation available?
A: No, at this time Northvale Village does not offer transportation. We are on the Houston Metro Transit system and residents who qualify can submit an application to the Metro Lift program.