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Golden Haven

Golden Haven is a 7-story apartment building at 505 North 2nd Street in Temple for elderly, disabled and handicapped residents.  Rent is based on income and would be 30% of your gross income.

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Eligibility is determined by income guidelines that are published by the Department of Housing and Urban Development annually.

Effective January 1, 2014, all CTHC apartments are smoke free.
All household members and/or guests are not allowed to smoke inside the apartments.
Interior common areas will continue to be smoke free.

Smoking is allowed outside the apartments in the following areas; patios, balconies, breezeways (but not directly outside another household's entrance door or apartment window) and outside the 20' area already posted for common area entrances.  Electronic cigarettes are allowed inside units.

All units are wired for TV, computer and telephones.  Each unit is equipped with HVAC.  A stove and refrigerator are provided and there are three laundries in the building.  Central Texas Housing Consortium is committed to enhanced energy conservation and has made significant improvements to properties it owns.  To view detailed energy efficient and "green" upgrades, please click here.

Floor Plans

1 Bedroom unit
  •  1 Bedroom handicap unit
  •  2 Bedroom unit
How Do I Apply

Applications can be submitted electronically via the link provided below.
If you need assistance completing the electronic application, you can come to the Temple Housing Authority office between the hours of 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday (except holidays).

On the application, you must provide the following information:
♦  Current and previous tenancy for at least the last five (5) years that includes the landlord's name, current phone number, and the address where you lived, complete with any apartment numbers.
♦  You must provide Character References that are NOT friends, relatives or co-workers, AND they must have known you for at least six (6) months.  Acceptable Character References can include past or present employment supervisors, pastors at church, or neighbors.

What Else Will I Need to Do?

Once the application has been submitted, you must provide the following original documents to our office within five (5) calendar days.

♦  A valid state issued picture ID for all adult members of your household.
  Social security cards and birth certificates for all members of your household.

If you are unable to meet the 5-day deadline, call the office number listed below to request an extension.


Do You Need More Information?
Please call, write, visit, or email us for assistance.
Office Location: 700 West Calhoun, Temple, TX  76501
Mailing Address:  P. O. Box 1326, Temple, TX  76503-1326 
Phone: (254) 773-2009 
Fax:  (254) 773-1958 
Emergency Maintenance: (254) 770-8280

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