Gloria Casarez Residence

Gloria Casarez Residence is a new, LGBTQ-friendly young adult community of 30 one-bedroom apartments in Philadelphia’s Ludlow neighborhoodGloria Casarez Residence is a new, LGBTQ-friendly young adult community with 30 one-bedroom apartments in Philadelphia’s Ludlow neighborhood. Located at 1315 N. 8th Street, the building is currently under construction and not open to the public.

  • All units are for individuals between 18 and 23 years of age upon move-in.

  • 25 units of the units are subsidized through the Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) and are for individuals who are homeless, formerly homeless, or at risk of homelessness (including individuals aging out of foster care) with annual income between $4,800 and $36,720. Rent for these units rents will range from $25 to $820. Electricity is not included.

  • Four units are not subsidized through PHA and are for individuals with annual income between $24,481 and $30,600. Rent for these units is $820/month, electricity not included.

  • Four of the 30 units are for individuals with mobility impairment and two of the 30 units are designated for individuals with sensory impairment.

  • Full-time students are only eligible under certain circumstances and should contact us for more information.

  • Maximum household size is two persons.

  • This is a smoke-free, drug-free, and alcohol-free residence.

Applications are now being taken at and at the following locations:

  • JBJ Soul Homes, 1415 Fairmount Avenue

  • Francis House of Peace, 810 Arch Street

  • Ruth Williams House, 2415 North Broad Street

Applications must be complete, postmarked by September 15, 2018 in order to be processed and sent by email to or you can dial 215-309-5227 where you will hear a voicemail/e-mail reply with detailed information about the project. Applications will be processed in order determined by lottery.

If you have any questions that are not answered above, please reply and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Thanks!

Further young adult housing resources:

Covenant House Pennsylvania
31 E. Armat St. Philadelphia PA 19144
Open 24/7 (for ages 18-21)

Valley Youth House
42 S. 15th St. Philadelphia PA 19102
Open Mon.-Fri. 10am-6pm

Anthony Wayne Phase III

Rendering of Anthony Wayne III

An affordable Tax Credit development, located at 1701 S. 28th Street, is accepting applications for residents.
There are 45 affordable apartments for seniors (62+) in a three-story building consisting of 34 one bedroom units and 11 two bedroom units.
Seven units are available for persons with special-needs.

Property Manager: Altman Management Co. Inc.

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

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  
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