Frequently Asked Questions
What types of Affordable Housing communities does Franklin Apartment Management manage?
Franklin Apartment Management has been working in the Affordable Housing industry since 2004, and with that, we have come across a variety of Affordable Housing programs. We have managed programs that include Low Income Housing Tax Credit, Bond, HOME funds, CDBG funds, NSP funds, Project-based Section 8, Rural Housing/RD 515, Public Housing, Section 202 PRA/PRAC supportive housing for the elderly and Section 811 PRA/PRAC/PRA Demo supportive housing for the disabled.
What types of Senior Living communities does Franklin Apartment Management manage?
Franklin Apartment Management has over 20 years of experience in Senior Living. We have crafted an amenity-rich, luxurious senior-living brand, Franklin Park, which offers residents the ability to enjoy a wholesome community filled with fellowship and group activities. With the addition of memory-care and senior living communities within the Franklin Park brand, the company is at the forefront in developing exceptional communities and professional associates to address the needs of residents who require specialized care for memory loss or other assisted-living needs. In addition to full-service Senior Living, we offer management services for traditional multifamily housing designed specifically for seniors 55 and older, in addition to affordable Senior Living.
Does Franklin Apartment Management offer Compliance Services to Owner Clients?
Yes, Franklin Apartment Management provides full-service, turnkey Compliance Solutions to its clients and partners. We provide a fully staffed Compliance Department that provides complete file monitoring and reviews. In addition, to file reviews, our Compliance team provides oversight and monitoring of EIV administration, Affirmative Fair Housing Marketing Plans, Language Access Plans, program reporting, Social Service monitoring, REAC/UPCS preparation and MOR and on-site monitoring preparation. Franklin Apartment Management’s Compliance team is highly credentialed, and members hold the following professional certifications: Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP), Certified Credit Compliance Professional (C3P), Tax Credit Specialist (TCS), Tax Credit Specialist Advanced (TCSA), Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS), Certified Occupancy Specialist Advance (COSA), Certified Professional of Occupancy (CPO), Certified Voucher Specialist (CVS), Management and Occupancy Review Specialist (MORS), Housing Choice Voucher Specialist (HCVS), Public Housing Management Specialist (PHM), Housing Compliance Manager – HOME Funds (HCM-HF), Fair Housing Specialist (FHS) and Fair Housing and Reasonable Accommodation Specialist.
Does Franklin Apartment Management promote an Equal Housing Opportunity?
Franklin Apartment Management promotes Equal Housing Opportunities at all of our communities and expects management to treat each prospective applicant that visits or current residents living on our properties with dignity and respect. Furthermore, Franklin Apartment Management selects prospects without regard to race, color, sex, religion, disability, familial status, or national origin. Policies and procedures are applied uniformly, and consistently with all applicable law, including the Texas and Federal Fair Housing Acts, the Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act, and Texas Department of Community Affairs (TDHCA) guidelines. We are pledged to the letter and spirit of the U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity throughout the nation. We encourage and support an affirmative advertising and marketing program in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.
Does Franklin Apartment Management allow Reasonable Accommodations or Reasonable Modifications?
This property will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with handicaps or disabilities. Such accommodations may include changes to policy, procedures and structural modifications when necessary to afford equal opportunity for all individuals to participate in this housing program. Management shall take appropriate steps to ensure effective communication with applicants, beneficiaries, and members of the public with disabilities so they may have an equal opportunity to participate in and enjoy the benefits of the program. The management and owner do not discriminate against persons with disabilities. If assistance is required to complete the application, contact the leasing office by phone or letter to request a Reasonable Accommodation, and the request will be responded to within seven (7) business days. We will perform such accommodations in situations applicable by the 504 regulations and as per the restrictions to those regulations. Requests for reasonable accommodations/modifications can be made in writing, in person or by phone to the management office. If medical verification is required, management will provide the necessary forms. Also, management will respond to any reasonable accommodation/modification request within seven (7) business days. For structural modifications, a property will evaluate work to be performed and obtain bids. Management and Ownership approval will be required as needed.
What types of properties and communities does Franklin Apartment Management manage?
Franklin Apartment Management offers a diversified portfolio of properties. Our properties include all classes of properties – Class A to Class C. We have put much emphasis and energy into the efficient management of affordable housing and senior living communities, and we do manage conventional multifamily as well. In our experience, we have also managed historic conversions, mixed-use, and urban infill projects.