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Happiness House II Apartments – Family Housing

Happiness House Apartments II (building two) located in Canandaigua at 2507 Happiness House Boulevard, features twenty- two (22) one- and two-bedroom apartments with a full kitchen and living-dining area. Five apartments are fully wheelchair accessible, one unit is for the hearing/visually impaired, and all apartments are handicapped visitable or adaptable. Heat and hot water are included with rent; tenant pays electric. On-site laundry and a community room are available. Happiness House II Family Housing is located on the bus line, and is within a mile from restaurants, a pharmacy, and retail stores.

Residents will also be able to access a variety of services, from counseling and recovery services for individuals suffering from substance abuse, to grief counseling and meal delivery services and more through Finger Lakes United Cerebral Palsy, Inc. (Happiness House).

All apartments are smoke-free.

Happiness House II Apartments are currently under construction and expected to be completed in the fall of 2020. Tenants will be selected on a random basis through the use of an application lottery (for 17 units).* See the Applications section below for details. Additional information may be found at NYHousingSearch.gov

Amenities:

• Intercom entry system access
• Energy Star refrigerator, stove and dishwasher
• Laundry facilities in building
• Wired for cable TV and telephone
• Central air conditioning
• Heat and hot water included with rent
• Individually controlled heat and electric
• Community room with TV and computer workstations
• Free off-street parking
• Fire alarm and sprinkler systems
• Smoke-free housing
• On-site case management support for ESSHI residents
• On bus route and nearby grocery, pharmacy and shops

Rents

Family Housing: 17 Units
• 13 One-bedroom apts. @ 50% AMI: $600/month + electric
• 2 One-bedroom apts. @ 60% AMI: $695/month + electric
• 2 Two-bedroom apts. @ 50% AMI: $675/month + electric

Notes:

At initial project rent-up, no unit may be leased to a household that would be paying housing costs (basic rent plus the allowance for tenant-paid utilities) which are less than 25%, or more than 48% of that household’s income.

• All information on income and assets provided by applicants must be verified prior to occupancy. This qualification and certification process must also be completed annually upon renewal.
• Security deposit is equal to one month’s rent.
• Assistive animals for persons with a disability are accepted.
• This is a non-smoking community. Smoking is not allowed in any apartment or common area or within 50 feet of the buildings.

Eligibility Guidelines

• Residency is limited to family households (HH) below 50% of the Annual Median Income (AMI) for 13 one-bedroom apartments and two two-bedroom apartments and below 60% AMI for two one-bedroom apartments. Other occupancy requirements apply (see Program Information Sheet in the application packet).
• Maximum allowable incomes @ 50% HH AMI: One person $26,750 | 2 persons $30,600 | 3 persons $34,400 | 4 persons $38,200 and @ 60% HH AMI: One person $32,100 and 2 persons $36,720.
• Five (5) apartments are for ESSHI referrals*

Applications:

The initial application period was from July 15, 2020, to September 14, 2020. All applications had to be received during the initial application period to be included in the lottery. At the end of the initial application period, all applications received were placed in priority order via random lottery in our compliance software program. The lottery was held on September 15, 2020, at 12 Noon at Providence Housing (1150 Buffalo Rd., Rochester, NY 14624). To view the live lottery video, click here.

For a complete application package, Program Information Sheet, and list of Tenant Selection Procedures, please click here or on the APPLICATION button.

Application packages can also be picked up at the following locations:

Happiness House
5415 County Road 30, Canandaigua, NY 14424 | (585) 394-9510

Happiness House
731 Pre-Emption Road, Geneva, NY 14456 | (315) 789-6850

Providence Housing Development Corporation
1150 Buffalo Rd., Rochester, New York 14624 | (585-529-9555)

Providence Housing is a not-for-profit corporation affiliated with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester. Providence develops, finances and manages housing for individuals and families in the 12 counties of the Diocese of Rochester.

*Five (5) units will be reserved for eligible NYS Empire State Homeless Housing Initiative (ESSHI) residents referred by Happiness House. Residents will be screened and housed according to eligibility and prioritization criteria. Happiness House, located at 5415 County Road 30, Canandaigua, NY 14424, may be contacted at (585) 394-9510.

 

NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo
NYS HCR Commissioner RuthAnne Visnauskas

LaFrance Apartments

Located in Elmira, across from the Human Resources Building on Powell Street, LaFrance Apartments features 37 one-bedroom apartments with kitchen and spacious living-dining area. Heat, electric and hot water are included with rent. On-site laundry, computers, and a common room are also available. LaFrance is close to the bus line, restaurants, a pharmacy, and social services.

Four apartments are fully wheelchair accessible, two units are for the hearing/visually impaired, and all apartments are handicapped visitable or adaptable.

All residents have access to Catholic Charities’ Samaritan Emergency Services Center, located two blocks away, when in need of short term supports including food, clothing, and other emergency services.

All apartments are smoke-free.

LaFrance Apartments is currently under construction and expected to be completed in the fall of 2020. Tenants were selected on a random basis through the use of an application lottery (for 17 units).* See the Applications section below for details. Additional information may be found at NYHousingSearch.gov

Amenities:

• Intercom entry system & elevator access
• Energy Star refrigerator, stove and dishwasher
• Laundry facilities on each floor
• Wired for cable TV & telephone
• Central air conditioning
• Heat, hot water and electric included with rent
• Individually controlled heat & electric
• Community room with TV and computer workstations
• Free off-street parking and tenant storage
• Fire alarm and sprinkler systems
• Smoke-free housing
• On-site case management support for ESSHI residents
• CTRAN bus routes are within one block

Rents

• Rent for Family Housing is $641
• Rent for ESSHI referrals is 30% of gross income

Notes:

At initial project rent-up, no unit may be leased to a household that would be paying housing costs (basic rent plus the allowance for tenant-paid utilities) which are less than 25%, or more than 48% of that household’s income.

• All information on income and assets provided by applicants must be verified prior to occupancy. This qualification and certification process must also be completed annually upon renewal.
• Security deposit is equal to one month’s rent.
• Assistive animals for persons with a disability are accepted.
• This is a non-smoking community. Smoking is not allowed in any apartment or common area or within 50 feet of the buildings.

Eligibility Guidelines

• Residency is limited to households (HH) below 50% of the Annual Median Income (AMI). Other occupancy requirements apply (see Program Information Sheet in the application packet).
• Maximum allowable incomes: One person HH AMI $25,800; 2 person HH AMI $29,450
• 20 Apartments are for ESSHI referrals*

Applications:

The initial application period was from May 15, 2020, to July 13, 2020. All applications had to be received during the initial application period to be included in the lottery. At the end of the initial application period, all applications received were placed in priority order via random lottery in our compliance software program. The lottery was held on July 14, 2020, at 12 Noon at McNiff Commons (401 Powell St, Elmira, NY 14904). To view the live lottery video, click here.

For a complete application package, Program Information Sheet, and list of Tenant Selection Procedures, please click here or on the APPLICATION button.

Application packages can also be picked up at the following locations:

LaFrance Apartments (607-735-5604)
416 Powell St
Elmira, NY 14904

McNiff Commons Apartments (607-271-9460)
401 Powell St
Elmira, NY 14904

Catholic Charities of Chemung/Schuyler (607-734-9784)
215 E Church St
Elmira, NY 14901

Providence Housing Development Corporation (585-529-9555)
1150 Buffalo Rd
Rochester, New York 14624

Providence Housing is a not-for-profit corporation affiliated with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester. Providence develops, finances and manages housing for individuals and families in the 12 counties of the Diocese of Rochester.

*Twenty (20) units will be reserved for eligible NYS Empire State Homeless Housing Initiative (ESSHI) residents referred by Catholic Charities of Chemung/Schuyler (CCCS). Residents will be screened and housed according to eligibility and prioritization criteria. CCCS is located at 215 E. Church Street, Elmira, NY 14901, and may be contacted at (607) 734-9784.

 

 

NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo
NYS HCR Commissioner RuthAnne Visnauskas

Trumansburg Country Estates

Trumansburg Country Estates, located at 1110-1111 Parkside Drive in the village of Trumansburg, NY, features 24 one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments with kitchen and spacious living-dining area surrounded by ample yard space. A playground is available for children. The apartments are close to the library, shopping and recreation. All apartments are handicapped accessible or adaptable.

Amenities:

  • Heat, hot water, recycling, garbage and snow removal are included with rent
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Energy-efficient design
  • Individually controlled heat and electric
  • Laundry facility on premises
  • Off-street parking
  • Community room
  • Playground
  • Handicapped accessible
  • Small pets okay with special approval/lease addendum and pet deposit of $150

Eligibility Guidelines:

  • Income and occupancy requirements apply
  • Rent is based on 30% of your gross adjusted income

Providence Housing is a not-for-profit corporation affiliated with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester. Providence develops, finances and manages housing for individuals and families in the 12 counties of the Diocese of Rochester.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at https://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Village Green

Located at 160 Wygant Road in the city of Horseheads, NY, Village Green Apartments features 40 one- and two-bedroom apartments with kitchen and spacious living-dining area. All apartments are handicapped accessible or adaptable. Two apartments are wheelchair accessible.

Amenities:

  • Laundry facility on premises
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Energy-efficient design
  • Individually controlled heat and electric
  • Off-street parking

Eligibility Guidelines:

  • Income and occupancy requirements apply
  • Housing Choice Vouchers accepted

Providence Housing is a not-for-profit corporation affiliated with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester. Providence develops, finances and manages housing for individuals and families in the 12 counties of the Diocese of Rochester.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at https://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Union Meadows II

 

Located in North Chili on 30 Viola Drive, Union Meadows II contains townhomes with 42 one- two- and three-bedroom apartments with kitchen, living-dining area, patios and attached garages. Five apartments are handicapped accessible and two are available to the hearing or vision impaired. All homes are smoke-free.

Union Meadows is in the Churchville Chili School District and is adjacent to a forever-wild area with walking trails.

Amenities:

  • Private entrance
  • Attached garage
  • Patios
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Laundry hook-up
  • Energy-efficient design
  • Individually controlled heat and electric
  • Community Center with meeting room, laundry facilities and kitchen
  • Close to North Chili for shopping, medical, and post office

Eligibility Guidelines

  • Income and occupancy requirements apply
  • Housing Choice Vouchers accepted
  • Some project based rental assistance available

Providence Housing is a not-for-profit corporation affiliated with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester. Providence develops, finances and manages housing for individuals and families in the 12 counties of the Diocese of Rochester.

 

Union Meadows

Located in North Chili on 1 Linnea Lane, Union Meadows contains town homes with 48 one- two- and three-bedroom apartments, with kitchen, living-dining area, patios and attached garages. Some  apartments are handicapped adaptable. All homes are smoke-free.

Union Meadows is in the Churchville Chili School District and is adjacent to a forever-wild area with walking trails.

Amenities:

  • Private entrance
  • Attached garage
  • Patios
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Laundry hook-up
  • Energy-efficient design
  • Individually controlled heat and electric
  • Community Center with meeting room, laundry facilities and kitchen
  • Shopping close by in North Chili

Eligibility Guidelines:

  • Income and occupancy requirements apply
  • Housing Choice Vouchers accepted

Shortsville Meadows

Located at 45 East Avenue in the village of Shortsville, Shortsville Meadows features 20 one- and two-bedroom apartments, kitchen, spacious living-dining area, and a patio or balcony.

All apartments are handicapped accessible or adaptable. Two apartments are wheelchair accessible.

Amenities:

  • Intercom entry system
  • Fully equipped Energy Star kitchen
  • Laundry facility in each building
  • Carpeting
  • Heat and hot water included with rent
  • Individually controlled heat and electric
  • Community room
  • Off-street parking is available
  • 100% smoke-free

Eligibility Guidelines:

  • Income and occupancy requirements apply
  • Project-based rental assistance available

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at https://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form.  You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Providence Housing is a not-for-profit corporation affiliated with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester. Providence develops, finances and manages housing for individuals and families in the 12 counties of the Diocese of Rochester.

Rivendell Court

Located in the beautiful Park Avenue neighborhood, Rivendell Court is three adjacent properties containing 19 studio, 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom apartments.

Amenities:

  • Energy efficient design
  • Off-street parking
  • Close to public transportation
  • Close to museums and restaurants

Eligibility Guidelines:

  • Income and occupancy requirements apply
  • Housing Choice Vouchers are accepted

Providence Housing is a not-for-profit corporation affiliated with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester. Providence develops, finances and manages housing for individuals and families in the 12 counties of the Diocese of Rochester.

Plymouth Manor

Located in the Plymouth and Exchange neighborhood in the city of Rochester, Plymouth Manor offers single-family homes and town homes with 67 two- three- four- and five-bedroom apartments, with off-street parking and a yard. All homes are smoke-free. Residents have access to a Community Center located at 70 Coretta Scott Crossing.

Amenities:

  • Private entrance
  • Fully equipped kitchen with pantry
  • Laundry hook-up
  • Carpeting
  • Energy efficient design
  • Individually controlled heat and electric
  • Off-street parking

Eligibility Guidelines:

  • Income and occupancy requirements apply
  • Some project-based rental assistance
  • Housing Choice Vouchers accepted

Providence Housing is a not-for-profit corporation affiliated with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester. Providence develops, finances and manages housing for individuals and families in the 12 counties of the Diocese of Rochester.

Olean Heights

Located in the Plymouth, Exchange and Fulton Ave neighborhood in the city of Rochester, Olean Heights contains single-family homes and double town homes with 32 three- four- and five-bedroom apartments, each with full basement, front porch, off-street parking and a yard. Residents have access to the Carlson Community Center located at 70 Coretta Scott Crossing. All homes are smoke-free.

Some apartments are wheelchair accessible, and/or adapted for the visually or hearing impaired.

Amenities:

  • Private entrance
  • Porch
  • Fully equipped kitchen with pantry
  • Laundry hook-up
  • Carpeting
  • Energy-efficient design
  • Individually controlled heat and electric
  • Central air conditioning
  • Off-street parking

Eligibility Guidelines:

  • Income and occupancy requirements apply
  • Some project-based rental assistance
  • Housing Choice Vouchers accepted

Providence Housing is a not-for-profit corporation affiliated with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester. Providence develops, finances and manages housing for individuals and families in the 12 counties of the Diocese of Rochester.

Northern Star

Located on Brown St, Lake View Park, and Parsells Avenue in the city of Rochester, Northern Star Apartments are houses containing 12 two- three- and four-bedroom apartments with newly renovated kitchen, bath and laundry hook-up. All apartments are smoke-free.

Amenities:

  • Fully equipped kitchen with pantry
  • Laundry hook-up
  • Carpeting or restored hardwood floors
  • Energy-efficient design
  • Individually controlled heat and electric
  • Extra storage space
  • Parking is available in close proximity to the building

Eligibility Guidelines:

  • Income and occupancy requirements apply
  • Housing Choice Vouchers accepted
  • Some project-based rental assistance available

Providence Housing is a not-for-profit corporation affiliated with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester. Providence develops, finances and manages housing for individuals and families in the 12 counties of the Diocese of Rochester.

Near Westside

Located on Brown St, Fulton Ave and Silver St in the city of Rochester, Near Westside Apartments are 13 double houses containing 26 two-bedroom apartments with fully-equipped kitchen, off-street parking, and a yard. Most have full basements. All apartments are smoke-free.

Two apartments are wheelchair accessible.

Amenities:

  • Private entrance
  • Front porch
  • Fully equipped kitchen with pantry
  • Laundry hook-up
  • Ceiling fans
  • Energy-efficient design
  • Individually controlled heat and electric
  • Extra storage space
  • Basement (in all but two units)
  • Off-street parking

Eligibility Guidelines:

  • Income and occupancy requirements apply
  • Housing Choice Vouchers accepted

Providence Housing is a not-for-profit corporation affiliated with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester. Providence develops, finances and manages housing for individuals and families in the 12 counties of the Diocese of Rochester.

Holy Rosary

Located in the Edgerton neighborhood of Rochester on the site of the Holy Rosary church and school, Holy Rosary Apartments and Single-Family Homes are near shopping, expressways and on or near a bus line.

Apartments
There are 35 units in the newly converted school, convent, and rectory consisting of a studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments. Some have washer/dryer hookup and all have access to a laundry facility, lounge, playground, and community room on main campus site. All apartments are smoke-free.

Four units are fully wheelchair accessible; two of the units are available to the visual and hearing impaired. Twenty-three of the 35 apartments are visitable while 20 are adaptable.

Apartment Amenities:

  • Living and dining area
  • Air conditioning
  • Energy-efficient design
  • Access to laundry facility
  • Some apartments have washer/dryer hookup
  • Community room
  • Library
  • Playground

Homes
There are 25 three-, and four-bedroom single-family homes with kitchen (dishwasher included), dining room, a private yard, and porch, off-street parking, and washer/dryer hookups. A security system is available for activation. Community room access is on main campus site. All homes are smoke-free.

Two homes are handicapped accessible. One home is for the visually or hearing impaired. The three-bedroom homes are visitable while the four-bedroom homes are visitable and adaptable.

Home Amenities:

  • Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher
  • One and half bath
  • Laundry hook-up
  • Carpeting
  • Energy-efficient design
  • Individually controlled heat and electric
  • Full basement in most homes
  • Community room access on main campus site
  • Playground access on main campus site

Eligibility Guidelines

  • Income and occupancy requirements apply
  • Housing Choice Vouchers are accepted

Providence Housing is a not-for-profit corporation affiliated with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester. Providence develops, finances and manages housing for individuals and families in the 12 counties of the Diocese of Rochester.

Brown St Apts

Located on Brown St, Terry St, Wentworth St and Jefferson Ave, in the city of Rochester, Brown Street Apartments are double and triple houses, containing 15 two-bedroom apartments, full basement, porch, yard, and off-street parking. All homes are smoke-free.

Amenities:

  • Private entrance
  • Fully equipped kitchen with pantry
  • Laundry hook-up
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Energy-efficient design
  • Individually controlled heat and electric

Eligibility Guidelines:

  • Income and occupancy requirements apply
  • Housing Choice Vouchers accepted

Providence Housing is a not-for-profit corporation affiliated with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester. Providence develops, finances and manages housing for individuals and families in the 12 counties of the Diocese of Rochester.

Carlson Commons

Located in the Plymouth and Exchange neighborhood in the city of Rochester, Carlson Commons contains single-family homes and town homes, with 77 two-three-four-and five-bedroom apartments, each with off-street parking and a yard. Residents have access to Community Center located at 70 Coretta Scott Crossing. All homes are smoke-free.

Some apartments are wheelchair accessible. 

Amenities:

  • Laundry hook-up
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Energy efficient design
  • Individually controlled heat and electric
  • Off-street parking

Eligibility Guidelines:

  • Income and occupancy requirements apply
  • Housing Choice Vouchers accepted
  • Some project-based rental assistance

Providence Housing is a not-for-profit corporation affiliated with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester. Providence Housing develops, finances and manages housing for individuals and families in the 12 counties of the Diocese of Rochester.

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