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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply?

To apply, please call the Thomas Village Office or send an email to

Do you do credit and criminal background checks? How far back do you go?

We process standard credit, criminal and rental history background checks. Specific screening criteria can be provided by our leasing office.

What is tax credit or work force housing?

The Low Income Tax Credit Program is an income and rent restrictive program for households with moderate income. Rents are based on a percentage of HUD's current fair market rents, which makes rents more affordable.

What is project-based Section 8 housing?

Project-based, Section 8 housing is a HUD program that provides rental subsidy to low-income households. The subsidy status with the building; when you move out, you no longer have the rental assistance. The resident pays 30% of their adjusted gross income as determined by the program. Thomas Village is entirely project-based and cannot accept housing choice vouchers.

How long is your waitlist?

Wait list length ranges by the unit size. Please call the Thomas Village office for more detailed information.

When and how will I heard back from you?

If you have completed a pre-application to be added to our waitlist, then we will mail you a confirmation letter. We usually get back to an email or phone inquiry the same or next business day. We mail out a waitlist confirmation letter right after we receive a waitlist application.

What documentation do I need and why?

We will provide you with a list of everything that is needed at the application interview in an email or written letter.

What if I move while on the waitlist?

Please contact Thomas Village Office with any changes. Applicants are responsible to notify the leasing office with any change of information.

Are you Pet Friendly? If so, is there any charge for a pet?

Yes, we are! Pets are a $250 refundable deposit and no monthly charge.