We hope this section helps answer a few of the questions you may have. If you would like more information, please call Plymouth Place at 209-466-4345. We look forward to hearing from you!
Q: What type of housing is Plymouth Place? Is it low-income housing?
A: Plymouth Place is a subsidized housing community for seniors over the age of 62 and the mobility 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: How is rent calculated?
A: Resident rent is based on approximately 30% of income. A good estimate of your rent would be to take 30% of your gross annual income and divide it by 12 months. This will give you an estimate of what your monthly rent could be.
Q: What does the rent include?
A: Monthly rental of the apartment, as well as heat, water, garbage, and sewer.
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: Plymouth Place has 65 apartments.
Q: How big are the apartments?
A: Plymouth Place offers one-bedroom apartments, of which includes 8 accessible apartments for the mobility impaired. For square footage, one-bedroom apartments and accessible apartments are approximately 580 square feet.
Q: How do I begin 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 Plymouth Place has a waiting list. Please call for the approximate waiting time.
Q: What is the Security Deposit?
A: The Security Deposit is based on your income, with a minimum of $50. This deposit is due in full at the signing of the lease.
Q: Do you allow pets?
A: Plymouth Place 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: The pet deposit is $300. We can make payment arrangements for this deposit.
Q: Is there an elevator?
A: Yes, there are two elevators located in the center of the building easily accessible to all residents, on all floors.
Q: Are there any planned activities?
A: Plymouth Place prints a monthly newsletter showing the dates and times of various activities. Monthly activities include Bingo, Brunch Lunches, Trips to Jackson Casino, Movie Day, Coffee Hour twice a week, Pot-luck Meals and knitting for our Project H.A.N.D.S. program.
Q: Are there on-site laundry facilities?
A: There are two laundry centers at Plymouth Place. Each contains two coin-operated washers and two coin-operated dryers with folding and hanging areas and a sink for the convenience of our residents. These centers are located on the second and the fourth floors.