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Apartments will be available at two rental tiers, as determined by household size, gross income, and availability. Apartments are available to households whose income does not exceed approximately $90,000. Households will be responsible for the rent in its entirety, which is exclusive of utilities (gas/electric not included).

The proposed rental rates, which are subject to change, are as follows:

*Rental rates subject to change

Thank you for your interest in The Royle at Darien, located on Post Road in Darien. The Royle is an independent living facility for Adults 55 years of age or older. Apartments at The Royle are generally restricted to households with incomes which do not exceed tiers based on maximum income levels. Those levels are set at 50% and 60% of the Darien Area Median Income (AMI) and are adjusted for various household sizes. To qualify for an apartment, your household’s annual income when you move in cannot exceed the income maximum for your household’s tier. Units are available for households which need accommodations for handicapped persons. Rents do not include utilities. All units will be smoke-free.

NOTE: The preliminary application can be mailed, brought directly to the Management office, or completed directly online. Mailed applications can be sent to Krystal Rohena, c/o Darien Housing Authority, 719 Post Rd, Darien CT 06820.


If you are selected for an apartment, you will be interviewed and will be required to file a formal application (which is more detailed and includes a $35 fee), agree to a criminal background check, agree to a credit check and agree to a prior landlord check.

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  • Household Composition: Please indicate head(s) of the household and describe the relationship of the others to the Head(s) of the household.


    For example: Mary Jones – 55 – F – N, John Jones – 16 – M – son, Sally Smith – 12 – F – daughter. You are not required to indicate any person’s age. For the head(s) of the household only, please indicate if that person is a full-time student.






  • Annual Income and Assets:
    For each member of the household, please list the anticipated annual income (income from any and all sources including income from wages, benefits, child support, alimony and income from assets). Also, please list total assets for each member of the household (for assets held jointly, list them under one member’s name). Assets include cash on hand, bank accounts, stocks, bonds, and real estate.





  • I understand that this document is a Preliminary Application for The Royle at Darien. Furthermore, I understand that if I am selected for an apartment, I will need to file a formal application and will need to provide verification of household composition, income and assets as well as consent to a criminal background check, a credit check and a prior landlord check. I understand that results of the verifications and checks may eliminate me from consideration for tenancy. Finally, I understand that no pets are allowed, and no smoking is allowed in any apartment or building at The Royle at Darien.

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
Household Size50%60%
1$26,400–$52,700$52,750–$63,240
2$30,150–$60,200$60,250–$72,240
3$40,700–$67,750$67,800–81,300
4$45,200–$75,250$75,250–$90,300
Apartment size/approximate monthly rental rate by Tier:
1 Bedroom$1,277$1,559
2 Bedroom$N/A$1,948