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.


  • 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.