Overlook Mutual Homes, Inc. was built in 1943 by the Federal Government as emergency war housing, and purchased cooperatively by the tenants in 1957. The modest single-story buildings situated on ninety-five acres, contain from one to four apartments, which provide living accommodations to 738 families, adjacent to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The Administration Building houses an auditorium, with full kitchen facilities for the Member's use at a nominal cost.
As a private, nonprofit corporation, Overlook Mutual Homes' Members pay a monthly fee of - $475.00 for a 1- Bedroom, $485.00 for a 2 - Bedroom and $495.00 for a 3 - Bedroom. (monthly charges are determined by corporation expenses). The monthly payment includes all utilities i.e. gas, electric, water, trash, security and maintenance and administrative staff.
In accordance with the bylaws of the Corporation, which is chartered with the State of Ohio, annual elections are held to select a Board of Trustees to represent the Membership and conduct the business of the corporation.
Applications may be obtained at the office located at 61 Colin Kelly Drive, Riverside OH 45431 from 8-12 and 1-5 Monday thru Friday. All completed applications must be accompanied with all required documents and a $20.00 application fee click here, to be considered for housing. For a list of required documents and costs, see the application cover sheet, or visit the office during normal business hours.
The Board of Trustees meets the 4th Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at the Administration Building located at 61 Colin Kelly Dr. If rescheduling is necessary due to inclement weather or a national holiday, the Membership will be notified in advance. Any Member wishing to address the Board of Trustees may contact the office, at least 7 days prior to the scheduled board meeting with their request to be included on the agenda. Members will be notified in advance of the annual General Membership Meeting and upcoming elections.