Centennial Village – 1702 N 52nd Street

Centennial Village renderingCentennial Village, a 52-unit mixed-use development at 52nd Street & Parkside Avenue is now accepting applications for tenants.  The mixed-use development includes 9 accessible one-bedroom units, 2 accessible three-bedroom units, and 3 one-bedroom units with sensory features in the vicinity of N 52nd Street and Parkside Avenue in the West Parkside neighborhood of Philadelphia.

LOCATION – Centennial Village is located across from Fairmount Park and in close proximity to the ParkWest Town Center, which includes a ShopRite, Lowes and other retailers and services. SEPTA buses 52 and 40 stop within one block of the site and the 10 Trolley stop is 0.3 miles away.

UNIT MIX – 9 one-bedroom and 2 three-bedroom accessible units designed for mobility impairments and 3 one-bedroom units designed for sensory impairments are located in a 4-story apartment building designed to accommodate seniors and individuals with mobility/sensory impairments.  Additional one, two, three and four bedrooms units are available in the vicinity.

Unit Type # Available Square Footage Bathrooms
One Bedroom – Mobility 9  680 sqft (average) 1 bathroom
One Bedroom – Sensory 3 680 sqft (average) 1 bathroom
Three Bedroom – Mobility 2  1,395 sqft 1.5 bathrooms

– Amenities will include individually controlled heat and air conditioning, Energy Star appliances, and in-unit laundry. There will also be two community parks and a community garden area, where residents will be able to grow their own vegetables. 

AFFORDABLE – Income limits apply to all units and income guidelines are included on the application. All accessible units include Project Based Voucher subsidies through the Philadelphia Housing Authority. Therefore, tenants will pay a percentage of their income.

% of Median Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person
20% $11,660.00 $13,320.00 $14,980.00 $16,640.00 $17,980.00 $19,320.00

APPLICATION PROCESS – Applications for these units in the 4-story apartment building are being accepted now. Move-in anticipated in April to June 2018.

  1. Print and complete the Centennial Village Rental Application here.
  2. Mail your application to Centennial Village, c/o Octavia Hill Association, Public Ledger Building, 620 Chestnut St, Suite 1025, Philadelphia, PA 19106. To be considered, all applications must be mailed. Community Ventures will not accept applications dropped off at its offices or at Parkside Association’s office.

QUESTIONS? – Please call or email Joyce Smith, Centennial Village Property Manager at 215-848-1032 or jsmith@community-ventures.org

2415 N. Broad Street rendering

Ruth Williams House

Address: 2415 North Broad Street, Philadelphia PA, 19132

88 units (efficiencies only, 0 bed, 1 bath, 563 sq.ft.)
– 10 units designated for individuals with mobility impairments
– 4 for sensory impairments.

All units subsidized through PHA; Priority given to applicants that are homeless, previously homeless, at risk of becoming homeless.

  • 20 units for young adults (18-23)
    (Applicants ages 18-23, who aged out of foster care, are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless will be given priority for the PHA units designated for Youth.)
  • 9 units are processed through the City of Philadelphia Clearing House
  • One Year Lease
  • Credit Check: YES 
  • Criminal Check: YES
  • Rents are based on 30% of each individual’s income with a minimum rent of $50.
  • Deposit $776
  • Electricity is paid by the resident: utilities included are water, sewer and trash pick-up
  • All applicants must be 18 or older.
  • Maximum household size is 1 person.
  • A full time student may not be eligible for this community (contact us for more details)
  • All applicants must be income eligible
# of Units Area Median Income (AMI) Maximum Income
9 20% $11,360
6 30% $16,900
38 50% $28,400
35 60% $ 34,080

Note: Maximum income limits are subject to change

For additional information:

Contact: Alyce Storer, Project Home, Non-Profit  
Phone: 215-320-6192 Phone
Phone (Other): 215-232-7272  
Email: 2415northbroad@projechome.org
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