Frequently Asked Questions
You should be prepared to pay the full month’s rent of $700, plus a deposit of $100. Rent is always due on the 1st of the month, so your actual move-in cost will be determined by the prorated rent for the current month, plus the deposit.
All utilities are taken care of, including Wi-Fi. We understand how important it is to maintain a clean and comfortable living space, which is why you can enjoy a hassle-free experience with weekly lawn maintenance and monthly deep cleaning of shared areas like kitchens, bathrooms, and laundry spaces. We also provide pest control services. Let us take care of the essentials so you can relax and focus on what matters most to you.
At Joe’s House, we provide non-furnished bedrooms so that you can create your own environment. You’ll need to bring your own bed and bedroom furniture. Remember to stock up on essentials such as laundry detergent and hygiene items since they are not provided. You will also have closet space to keep your wardrobe and other personal items organized.
It varies from a month to a few years depending on everyone’s individual situation. Residents can stay for as long as they follow all the House Rules, remain current on their rent, and live harmoniously with the other residents at the house.
No. Our residents are required to self-pay and meet some financial criteria. We ask that they maintain employment or have verifiable income that’s at least three times the monthly rent amount.
Everyone is welcome to apply, regardless of background. In selecting successful applicants, we do give consideration to individuals on probation or parole first, who have overcome more difficult backgrounds, as long as they meet the necessary criteria. We want our housing to help as many highly motivated people as possible, and we believe that everyone deserves a second chance.
We understand that you want to help your loved ones who are incarcerated and we appreciate your willingness to assist them. For any requests or inquiries, we kindly ask that you reach out to their case manager or probation/parole officer as we have protocols in place that require all requests to come through them. Please note that we are presently only able to accept direct releases from a few correctional facilities. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding.
No. At Joe’s House, we really value everyone’s progress and want to see you succeed in your unique way. Following individual curfews, as set by your probation/parole officer, is a necessary part of that and is a requirement pursuant to the House Rules. We understand that everyone has different obligations and responsibilities, so we don’t require any additional programming beyond what is court or parole mandated. We also know that attending group meetings can be tricky due to various work and treatment schedules, so we handle any necessary discussions on an individual basis.
We believe in fostering strong bonds with loved ones and making new connections. However, when hosting guests, it’s your obligation to make sure they’re aware of and follow all of the House Rules. We want everyone to feel comfortable and have a great time without disrupting the other residents’ enjoyment of the house.