Frequently Asked Questions Qualifying for Oceana Apartments
1. Do you accept people with evictions?
Generally, applicants with evictions are not eligible.
2. What are the income restrictions?
To be determined.
3. Do you accept Section 8 vouchers?
Yes, Oceana accepts Section 8 vouchers. Applicants must first meet property specific Screening Criteria.
4. What if I have a criminal record?
Please refer to our resident screening criteria for details, however criminal offenses not allowed include physical violence to persons or property; domestic violence; manufacture, sales, use, or trafficking of controlled substances: illegal weapons possession; and any form of assault, breaking and entering, or burglary
5. How many people are allowed per bedroom?
Minimum Number of Persons in Household
Maximum Number of Persons in Households
6. What is Reasonable Accommodation?
Under the Fair Housing Act, housing providers are required to consider making adjustments to policies and/or rules (a Reasonable Accommodation) for people with disabilities to enable them an equal opportunity to enjoy housing. This obligation has limits. Regulations allow a landlord or housing provider to request verification for the disability and the need for an accommodation from a qualified professional. Reasonable Accommodation requests are reviewed on a case by case basis.
7. Do I have to sign a lease?
Yes, a 12 month lease is required.
8. Can I have a roommate?
Yes you may have a roommate as long as the occupancy standards and household income restrictions are not exceeded. Each adult over age 18 must meet the property specific Screening Criteria and complete the Rental Application.
9. Do you allow pets?
No pets will be allowed.
10. Where do I park?
Each apartment will have a minimum of one reserved, underground parking space at no extra cost.
1. What is an affordable unit?
An affordable unit is one with rent based on a percentage of the Area Median Income of 60% or less. Market rents are generally much higher.
2. What is Low Income Housing Tax Credit?
The Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program is a federal housing program administered by the State of California and monitored by the IRS. Credits are given to each state based on the census.
3. What is considered an accessible unit?
An accessible dwelling unit is a unit that is located on an accessible route and can be approached, entered, and used by individuals with physical disabilities.