Allen Terrace Apartment Community
401 High St. Northville, MI 48167
Phone: 248-349-8030
Fax: 248-349-0259

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




Frequently Asked Questions

What is the rent at Allen Terrace?

Click here for rental rates at Allen Terrace.

How many apartments are at Allen Terrace?

Allen Terrace has 98 one-bedroom apartments and 2 two-bedroom apartments.  Click here for current rental rates.

Describe the apartments at Allen Terrace.

Each apartment has a complete kitchen, including electric stove, side-by-side refrigerator, and garbage disposal; carpet; central air conditioning; individual thermostat; patio or balcony; controlled access entry system; cable TV access; emergency pull cords; and walk-in storage closet and Wi-Fi Internet access. The one-bedroom apartments are approximately 625 square feet.

Click here for a typical floor planClick here to see the photo album.

What services are offered at Allen Terrace?

Allen Terrace offers many services such as: 24-hour emergency maintenance service; weekday lunch program provided by Wayne County Nutrition Services for a $2.25 donation; transportation to shopping, banks, doctors appointments provided by the Northville Senior Center for a nominal charge; monthly activities; library; Beauty Nook; exercise area; laundromat, and computer lab with high speed internet. Click here for more information on Services and Amenities.

Top of PageHow long is the waiting list at Allen Terrace?

The wait for an apartment depends on the preference category of each applicant. An average of one apartment per month is vacated. The Northville Housing Commission has the following selection preferences:

  • City of Northville residents
  • Former City of Northville residents
  • Parents and grandparents of City of Northville residents
  • City of Northville employees, former City employees, and parents and grandparents of city employees
  • Northville Township residents, including their parents and grandparents
  • All other applicants

Can an application be completed even if the applicant is not interested in moving now?

Yes, the Northville Housing Commission has a "will call" status, which allows applicants to place their name on the waiting list and to call the Commission when they are interested in moving.

How do I apply for admission to Allen Terrace?

For the complete Admissions Policy, read more here.
To view/print an application for housing at Allen Terrace, click on the link below
 Allen Terrace Housing Application

Are there income limits to qualify for Allen Terrace?

The Northville Housing Commission does not establish income limits.

Does the Northville Housing Commission provide assisted living or nursing home services for the elderly?

The Northville Housing Commission only manages Allen Terrace.

Top of PageIs the Section 8 Rental Assistance Program waiting list open?

The Northville Housing Commission DOES NOT administer the Section 8 Rental Assistance Program. Other cities in the area that administer this program include Livonia (248-474-4340), Plymouth (734-455-3670, Westland (734-595-0288), and the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (313-256-1465).

Does the Northville Housing Commission have government assisted (subsidized) housing?

The Northville Housing Commission manages Allen Terrace, an apartment community for independent senior citizens, age 55 and older. The rent includes heat, electricity, and water. Click here for current rental rate information. The Northville Housing Commission does not manage any other government assisted programs or apartments. However, the Northville Housing Commission does accept Section 8 Rental Assistance on behalf of its residents. Read more about Section 8 here