The Village on Sage Street

An innovative housing option for low-income individuals in Reno, NV



As part of the Community Foundation of Western Nevada’s innovative solutions for housing in the Reno area, The Village on Sage Street project began in Spring 2018 to provide stability through housing to low-income individuals.

This unique coed “dorm-style” facility is comprised of eight modular buildings with 200 small single occupancy units for individuals that are at least 18 years of age. The Village is primarily designed to serve working people earning minimum wage, or those with other income sources such as social security or disability, as a low-income housing option. The Village will provide a foundation and stability for its residents and contribute to the overall well being of the entire community.

ABOUT THE VILLAGE

  • The project is a collaborative effort between City of Reno, Community Foundation of Western Nevada, and Volunteers of America Northern CA & Northern NV,
  • The community is comprised of several pre-fabricated modular buildings with adjacent onsite parking.
  • The 200 individual private single occupancy units which include a built-in bed, closet, desk, and flat screen television.
  • Residents utilize shared bathroom facilities and have access to a communal kitchen.
  • The Village also has onsite laundry, meeting and recreation spaces, is WI-fi compatible, and provides an outdoor gathering area.

QUALIFICATIONS TO APPLY

  • Must be an individual at least 18 years old
  • Have income of at least $1,300 per month and not more than $2,500 per month

INTERESTED IN APPLYING TO LIVE AT SAGE STREET VILLAGE?

Please complete this initial intake online form

CLICK HERE TO APPLY



PLEASE NOTE:

  • The rental unit rate is $400 per month.
  • A $400 security deposit will be required.
  • The online form is only for the initial intake and will be used as a pre-application to be placed on the waiting list.
  • Applicants will be contacted within 30 days.
  • The full application process will include additional information such as verification of income and a background check.

IMPORTANT DATES

  • August 27, 2018 Village groundbreaking 
  • September 6, 2018 "Wait-list" opens. Initial Intake/Pre-Application Accepted
  • Fall 2017 Construction begins
  • January 2019 Application screening begins
  • February 2019 Tenant Interviews to begin
  • Spring 2019 (target date) First Residents Move-in



About Volunteers of America Property Management

Volunteers of America (VOA) has understood the power of housing as a foundation for life since its beginnings in 1896. And since those early days, Volunteers of America has grown into one of the largest and most effective nonprofit housing organizations in the nation.

VOA is strengthening communities everyday by providing the blueprint and tools for individuals to rebuild their lives and reach their full potential through housing and employment.

For media inquiries or more information on supporting this project, please contact:

Chris Askin, Community Foundation of Western Nevada President & CEO

Phone (775) 333.5499 | Caskin@nevadafund.org

www.nevadafund.org/housing


CLICK HERE TO MAKE A DONATION TO THIS PROJECT