Elderly Home, Inc. / Hillside Apartments enforces the Fair Housing Act, (24 CFR 200.620). Prospective tenants are of all minority & non–minority groups regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or familial status (including children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians; pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18).
Hillside Apartments; a.k.a. Elderly Home was built to provide affordable housing under Section 202 w/Section 8, Housing act of 1959, for elderly persons, (62 & older) and nonelderly persons having disabilities. Hillside Apartments is nonprofit rental housing. The services were designed to meet the physical, social, and psychological needs and contribute to their health, security, happiness and usefulness in longer living.
The first open house was held September 13, 1970. About 500 people attended to view the 48 units which comprised of; 6 one bedroom, 42 efficiency apartments. The open house was a success, 18 units were quickly occupied.
In recent years, efficiency apartments were converted to one bedroom apartments. We now have 32 units; 31 one bedroom, and 1 efficiency apartment.
Each unit has its own private entrances. All utilities are included in the monthly rent and Cable TV is at a low cost. A beautiful scenic view of the St. John River Valley can be admired from every apartment.
Monthly rent is calculated at 30% of the adjusted income. Adjusted income is the income of a household minus allowable medical expense.
St. John Valley Management Agency manages Hillside Apartment. The current manager is Diane D. Daigle. Manager’s office is located in suite #206, Office hours Monday – Thur., 9:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m.