Olson Rotary Village

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 Harold Olson Rotary Village at 661-725-9049. We look forward to hearing from you!

Q: What type of housing is Olson Rotary Village? Is it low income housing?

A: Olson Rotary Village is a subsidized housing community for seniors over the age of 62 and the mobility/sensory impaired. The term “subsidized housing” means that the rent is based on income. A resident of the community pays approximately 30% of their income as rent.

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: What does the rent include?

A: Monthly rental of the apartment, as well as water and trash.

Q: Is there a lease?

A: Yes, there is a one-year lease, but we understand the necessity of unanticipated move-outs.

Q: How many apartments are there?

A: Olson Rotary Village has 42 apartments.

Q: How big are the apartments?

A: Olson Rotary Village offers spacious 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 540 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 Olson Rotary Village has a waiting list.

Q: What is the Security Deposit?

A: The Security Deposit is the same as one month’s full rent (before the electric allowance) with a minimum of $50. This deposit is due in full at the signing of the lease.

Q: Do you allow pets?

A: Olson Rotary Village welcomes your pet. 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 $150. 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 parking available?

A: Yes, Olson Rotary Village allows its residents the use of one vehicle per apartment, no assigned spaces.

Q: How many keys do I receive?

A: Residents receive an apartment key, a key to a locked mailbox for their apartment, and an access key to the main entry.

Q: Are there on-site laundry facilities?

A: There is one laundry center at Olson Rotary Village, located in  the community room.