Allen Terrace Apartment Community
401 High St. Northville, MI 48167
Phone: 248-349-8030
Fax: 248-305-2896

No Smoking FacilityWheel Chair AccessibleEqual Housing
Allen Terrace is a non-smoking facility.

Admissions Policy

 Allen Terrace Housing Application
Allen Terrace is an apartment community for active, independent senior citizens, owned by the City of Northville. The City of Northville Housing Commission establishes the admission criteria for Allen Terrace. The Housing Commission must approve changes to the criteria.

The following criteria apply to all applicants for housing at Allen Terrace.

  1. All residents must be a minimum of 55 years old.
  2. All residents must be able to live independently.
  3. Allen Terrace requires no minimum or maximum income or assets.
  4. All applicants must provide age verification and, if applicable, preference verification. Acceptable age verification includes a valid drivers license, state identification, or birth certificate. Acceptable preference verification, for residency preference, includes property tax records, deeds, mortgage documents, or lease. City of Northville residents must also provide verification that includes the length of residency.
  5. The City of Northville Housing Commission approves all applications.

The following preferences apply to all applicants. For City of Northville preference categories, additional preference is given based on the greatest number of years either as a tax payer or resident. The categories are listed in preferential order.

  1. Current City of Northville resident (ranked according to most number of years)
  2. Former City of Northville resident (ranked according to most number of years)
  3. Parent or grandparent of current City of Northville resident
  4. City of Northville employee; including parent or grandparent of city employee
  5. Current Northville Township resident; including parent or grandparent of current Northville Township resident
  6. All others

Applicants may request that their application be placed in the "will call" status. This reserves the applicant a place on the waiting list in the appropriate category, but indicates that the applicant will contact the Housing Commission when the applicant is ready to move to Allen Terrace.

The Housing Commission will update the waiting list annually by sending letters of interest to all applicants. Applicants that return the requested information will remain on the waiting list. Applicants that do not respond will be removed from the waiting list.