Lease to Own Homes
The ten three-bedroom lease-to-own homes located in Xenia, Ohio were sold to the residents. Half of the original families were still in the homes. The houses are located in a quiet residential setting. The original contract period for these homes was fifteen years. At the end of the fifteen years, the families had the option to purchase the home.
Sensible Shelter provided land contracts to two families.
Families who were housed were required to attend budgeting workshops and home maintenance classes. Once housed, and for the duration of their lease term, families paid a flat rent. This rental amount was subject to adjustment.
Wise Manor Townhouse
Wise Manor eight two-bedroom townhouse units were purchased by Sensible Shelter to provide housing for low income families. These units are located in a quiet residential setting in Xenia, Ohio. Families interested in these town homes should apply at the GMHA office. GMHA manages the units.
Families who are receiving Section 8 assistance may use their voucher for these units. The town homes have a flat rent of $450.00, which is subject to adjustment. The family's portion of this rent is based on their income if they are receiving Section 8 assistance. Otherwise, families are required to pay the full rental amount and utilities. The townhouses have central air conditioning.