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Happiness House Apartments

Happiness House Apartments, located in Canandaigua at 2508 Happiness House Boulevard, features 20 units including 18 1-bedroom and two 2-bedroom apartments with a full kitchen and living-dining area. Heat and hot water are included with rent; tenant pays electric. On-site laundry and a community room are available. Happiness House I Family Housing is located near the bus line, and is within a mile from restaurants, a pharmacy, and retail stores.

Happiness House Apartments feature independent living with support services for 10 units. These units will be reserved for households with at least one member who has a developmental disability, traumatic brain injury, or a physical disability and are eligible for services under a NYS waiver program.* Seven (7) units are for homeless or at-risk homeless individuals under the Homeless Housing and Assistance Program (HHAP).**

Two apartments are fully wheelchair accessible, one unit is for the hearing/visually impaired, and all apartments are handicapped visitable or adaptable. All apartments are smoke-free.

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
• Near bus route, grocery, pharmacy and shops

Rents

Family Housing: 20 Units
• 4 One-bedroom apts. @ 30% AMI: $594/month + electric
• 11 One-bedroom apts. @ 50% AMI: $594/month + electric
• 3 One-bedroom apts. @ 60% AMI: $658/month + electric
• 1 Two-bedroom apt. @ 50% AMI: $689/month + electric
• 1 Two-bedroom apt. @ 60% AMI: $785/month + electric

Notes:
• 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 30% of the Annual Median Income (AMI) for four (4) one-bedroom apartments, below 50% of the Annual Median Income (AMI) for 11 one-bedroom apartments and one (1) two-bedroom apartments, and below 60% AMI for three (3) one-bedroom and one (1) two-bedroom apartments. Other occupancy requirements apply (see Program Information Sheet in the application packet).
• Maximum allowable incomes:
– @ 30% HH AMI: One person $16,050 | 2 persons $18,350
– @ 50% HH AMI: One person $26,750 | 2 persons $30,600 | 3 persons $34,400 | 4 persons $38,200
– @ 60% HH AMI: One person $32,100 | 2 persons $36,720 | 3 persons $41,280 | 4 persons $45,840.
• 10 apartments are for eligible NYS Waiver Program residents*
• 7 units are for homeless or at-risk homeless under HHAP**

Applications:

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.

*Ten (10) units shall be dedicated to eligible NYS Waiver Program residents screened by Happiness House 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.

**Seven (7) units are for homeless or at-risk homeless individuals under the Homeless Housing and Assistance Program (HHAP). These residents will also be able to access a variety of services, from counseling and recovery services for individuals, to grief counseling and meal delivery and more through Finger Lakes United Cerebral Palsy, Inc. (Happiness House). 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

St Andrews

Located in the Town of Gates at 1180 Buffalo Road, St. Andrews features 13 one- and two-bedroom apartments, with kitchen, living area and bath. All apartments are smoke-free.

All apartments are wheelchair accessible.

Amenities:

  • Intercom entry system
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Laundry hook-up in each apartment
  • Community laundry facility
  • Walk-in shower
  • Cable TV access
  • Energy efficient design
  • Individually controlled heat and electric
  • Lighted parking available in close proximity to the building
  • Easy access to transportation

Eligibility Guidelines:

  • Available to persons with a disability
  • Income and occupancy requirements apply
  • 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.

McNiff Commons

Located in the Town of Elmira at 401 Powell Street, McNiff Commons features 11 one-bedroom apartments, with kitchen, living area and bath.

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

Amenities:

  • Intercom entry system
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Laundry hook-up in each apartment
  • Community laundry facility
  • Carpeting
  • Energy efficient design
  • Individually controlled heat and electric
  • Additional storage available
  • Parking available in close proximity to the building
  • Easy access to public transportation
  • Community room
  • Community patio

Eligibility Guidelines:

  • To qualify one adult (head of household) must be diagnosed with a mental illness.
  • 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.

Elizabeth Blackwell

Located in the Town of Geneva at 235 Genesee Street in the renovated historic YMCA building, Elizabeth Blackwell features 20 unique one-bedroom apartments, with kitchen and living area.

All apartments are handicapped accessible. All floors are accessible by elevator.

Amenities:

  • Intercom entry system
  • Cable TV-ready
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Laundry facility
  • Elevator
  • Carpeting
  • Community room
  • Additional storage available
  • Close to public transportation, shopping, services, post office, restaurants and library

Eligibility Guidelines:

  • Available to persons with a disability
  • 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.

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