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Low Income and Subsidized Apartments in Berkshire, MA County

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31 Veazie Street - Multi-Family Housing Rental (for Family)
Location: North Adams, MA - 1247
Contact Phone: (413) 664-4539

Adams Housing - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family )
Location: Adams, MA - 01220-1754
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Barrett House - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly )
Location: Adams, MA - 01220-1755
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Berkshire Landings - Multi-Family Housing Rental (for Family)
Location: North Adams, MA - 1247
Contact Phone: (413) 664-4539

Berkshiretown Associates - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly )
Location: Pittsfield, MA - 01201-5065
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Bostwick Gardens - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly )
Location: Great Barrington, MA - 01230-2030
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Details: 29 total units 22 One Bedroom (2 handicapped accessible) 7 Studio Eligibility Guidelines Applicants must be at least 62 years of age, or in need of an accessible unit in accordance with the requirements set forth for HUD 202 projects and must fall within the income limits as listed below. Income Limits (maximum annual income allowable, effective ( 12/1/2011 One Person $30.200 Two People $34,500 Income includes social security, SSI, pensions, wages, alimony, interest, dividends, and 2% of all non income producing assets or assets disposed of for less than fair market value. There is no asset limitation. Rents - Rents are based on 30% of monthly income with allowances for ongoing medical expenses and electricity. Heat, hot water, and appliances are included in the rent. Building and Apartment Features - Bostwick Gardens is located about 2 miles south of downtown Great Barrington. A block away is the town senior center which offers various activities and lunches. There is a grocery store and department store within 1/2 mile. There is bus service available to Pittsfield and other area towns. These apartments were newly constructed in May 1987. There is an on site resident manager and maintenance service and a furnished community room for the tenants use. There is a coin operated laundry room, an outdoor sitting area and parking. The building has locked entry doors and is equipped with an intercom system and each apartment contains emergency pull cord system, heat and smoke detectors for added safety and security. Pets - Pets are allowed in accordance with Berkshire Housing's pet policy. Resident Services Department - A Resident Service Coordinator is on staff at Berkshire Housing to assist residents with assessment and provide coordination of needed services for a healthy, safe and happy living environment. Waiting List Selection - Waiting list selection will be done on a first come first serve basis in accordance with date and time of application. Apartments are rented without regard to race, color, religion, sex national origin, handicap or familial status. Federal law prohibits the discrimination against individuals with handicaps. Upon request, reasonable accommodations will be made to rules, policies, practices and services making them accessible and permit assistive animals when they provide tenants with equal housing opportunities. For information on availability, please call Berkshire Housing at 499-4887 or the resident manager at 528-5488.
Bradford St 161/pittsfield Nsa - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly )
Location: Pittsfield, MA - 01201-4556
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Brayton Hill - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly )
Location: North Adams, MA - 01247-3625
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Details: Brayton Hill Apartments is located close to the bus route, downtown, YMCA, Brayton School, and grocery stores. Rental rates include heat, hot water, and gas for cooking.
Capitol Square Apts - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly )
Location: Pittsfield, MA - 01201-4506
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Details: 68 Total Units 64 One Bedroom 3 One Bedroom Handicapped 1 Two Bedroom Handicapped Eligibility Guidelines - Applicants must be at least 62 years of age or in need of a handicapped accessible unit and must fall within the income limits as listed below. Residents are limited to part-time student status under the requirements of the low income housing tax credit program. Income Limits (maximum annual income allowable, effective (12/1/2011) One Person $30,200 ($36,240*) Two People $34,500 ($41,400*) * The lower amounts are for Section 8 eligibility, however applicants may have income up to the higher amounts. Income includes social security, SSI, pensions, wages, alimony, interest, dividends, and 2% of all non income producing assets or assets disposed of for less than fair market value. There is no asset limitation. Rents - Rents are based on 30% of monthly income for Section 8 eligibility with allowances for ongoing medical expenses. Heat, hot water, cable, electric & appliances are included in the rent. Applicants with higher incomes pay the basic rent or 30% of their monthly income whichever is greater, not to exceed the market rent. Building and Apartment Features Capitol Square is conveniently located in downtown Pittsfield where shopping, churches, Post Office, doctors and hospital are within walking distance. There is also bus service to all areas of the city and county. The Senior Center is located across the street and offers such activities as lunches, health clinics, traveling groups, bingo, swimming at the YMCA and bowling. There is also an adult day care center located adjacent to the building. There is an on site resident manager and maintenance service. Tenants may use a family room for private events, a community room with television, and an on-site computer room. The building is equipped with an intercom system and each apartment contains emergency pull cord system, heat and smoke detectors for added safety and security. There is a coin operated laundry room on each floor and two elevators. There is also a designated area for visiting health services such as blood pressure and cholesterol screening. Pets - Pets are allowed in accordance with Berkshire Housing's pet policy. Resident Services Department - A Resident Service Coordinator is on staff at Berkshire Housing to assist residents with assessment and provide coordination of needed services for a healthy, safe and happy living environment. Apartments are rented without regard to race, color, religion, sex national origin, handicap or familial status. Federal law prohibits the discrimination against individuals with handicaps. Upon request, reasonable accommodations will be made to rules, policies, practices and services making them accessible and permit assistive animals when they provide tenants with equal housing opportunities. For information on availability, please call Berkshire Housing at 499-4887 or the resident manager at 442-5568.
Central Annex - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly )
Location: Pittsfield, MA - 01201-5212
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Crossway Tower - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Lee, MA - 1111
Contact Phone: (413) 499-1630
Details: 13 Total Units 13 One Bedroom (2 handicapped accessible) Eligibility Guidelines- Applicants must be at least 62 years of age in accordance with the requirements set forth for HUD 202/PRAC projects and must fall within the income limits as listed below. Income Limits (maximum annual income allowable, effective (12/1/2011). One Person $30,200 Two People $34.500 Income includes Social Security, SSI, pensions, wages, alimony, interest, dividends, and 2% of all non-income producing assets or assets disposed of for less than fair market value. There is no asset limitation. Rents - Rents are based on 30% of monthly income with allowances for ongoing medical expenses. Heat, hot water, electricity, and appliances are included in the rent. Charge for cable is additional. Building and Apartment Features – Crossway Tower is conveniently located on High Street in Lee where shopping, churches, post office, library and banks are easily accessible. There is also bus service to Pittsfield and other area towns. There is an on site resident manager and maintenance service and community lounges. There is an elevator and coin operated laundry room on each floor. The building has locked entry doors and each apartment contains emergency pull cord system, heat and smoke detectors for added safety and security. This property is completely non-smoking. Pets - Pets are allowed in accordance with Berkshire Housing's pet policy. Resident Service Department - A Resident Service Coordinator from Elder Services is on site to provide coordination of needed services for a healthy, safe and happy living environment. Waiting List Selection - Waiting list selection will be done on a first come first serve basis in accordance with date and time of application. Apartments are rented without regard to race, color, religion, sex national origin, handicap or familial status. Federal law prohibits the discrimination against individuals with handicaps. Upon request, reasonable accommodations will be made to rules, policies, practices and services making them accessible and permit assistive animals when they provide tenants with equal housing opportunities. For information on availability, please call Berkshire Housing at 499-1630 ext 125.
Dalton Apts - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family )
Location: Pittsfield, MA - 01201-4433
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Details: Dalton Apartments provides a number of amenities for their Pittsfield, MA renters. With more than 20 years of management experience, Dalton offers the services you need at a low monthly cost. If you're looking for a quiet neighborhood with nearby shopping centers, we're the location for you. Stop by and take a tour of our well maintained grounds to get a feel for what life would be like here for you. Our Apartment Amenities Include: On-site laundry facilities Ample parking Well maintained landscaping Proximity to a bus route Minutes away from the grocery store and shopping areas We offer great one, two and three bedroom apartments for families and young renters alike. In this tough economy, every dollar saved helps. We'll help you save a lot!
Epworth Arms - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly )
Location: Pittsfield, MA - 01201-9134
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Details: 39 total units 27 One Bedroom (3 handicapped accessible) 11 Studio 1 Two bedroom (resident managers unit) Eligibility Guidelines - Applicants must be at least 62 years of age, or in need of an accessible unit in accordance with the requirements set forth for HUD 202 projects and must fall within the income limits as listed below. *FOR STUDIOS ONLY, applicants must be at least 60 years of age or in need of an handicapped accessible unit (effective 8/22/05) Income Limits (maximum annual income allowable, effective (12/1/2011) One Person $30,200 Two People $34,500 Income includes social security, SSI, pensions, wages, alimony, interest, dividends, and 2% of all non income producing assets or assets disposed of for less than fair market value. There is no asset limitation. Rents - Rents are based on 30% of monthly income with allowances for ongoing medical expenses and electricity. Heat, hot water, and appliances are included in the rent. Bui1ding and Apartment Features - Epworth Arms is located close to downtown Pittsfield and is accessible by car, bus or walking. There is a convenience store and church next to the property. These apartments were newly constructed in October 1988. There is an on site resident manager and maintenance service and furnished community room with a kitchen for the tenants use. There is a coin operated laundry room, elevator and an outdoor sitting area and ample parking. The building is equipped with an intercom system and each apartment contains emergency pull cord system, heat and smoke detectors for added safety and security. There is an automatic door opener at the main entrance of the building for easy access by the elderly and handicapped tenants. Resident Services Department - A Resident Service Coordinator is on staff at Berkshire Housing to assist residents with assessment and provide coordination of needed services for a healthy, safe and happy living environment. Pets - Pets are allowed in accordance with Berkshire Housing's pet policy. Waiting List Selection - Waiting list selection will be done on a first come first serve basis in accordance with date and time of application. Apartments are rented without regard to race, color, religion, sex national origin, handicap or familial status. Federal law prohibits the discrimination against individuals with handicaps. Upon request, reasonable accommodations will be made to rules, policies, practices and services making them accessible and permit assistive animals when they provide tenants with equal housing opportunities. For information on availability, please call Berkshire Housing at 499-4887 or the resident manager at 499-8772.
First St 28-32 - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly )
Location: Pittsfield, MA - 01201-6212
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Friend Street Apts - Multi-Family Housing Rental (for Family)
Location: Adams, MA - 1220
Contact Phone: (413) 664-4539

Gamwell Residence
Location: Pittsfield, MA - 01201-8111
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Holy Family Terrace - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly )
Location: North Adams, MA - 01247-3023
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Details: 39 total units 28 One Bedroom (3 handicapped accessible) 10 Studio 1 Two bedroom (Resident Managers unit) ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES - Applicants must be at least 62 years of age, or in need of an accessible unit in accordance with the requirements set forth for HUD 202 projects and must fall within the income limits as listed below. INCOME LIMITS - (maximum annual income allowable, effective (12/1/2011) One Person $30,200 * Two People $34,500 *For studio apartments only, applicants may have income up to $45,500 Income includes social security, SSI, pensions, wages, alimony, interest, dividends, and 2% of all non income producing assets or assets disposed of for less than fair market value. There is no asset limitation. RENTS - Rents are based on 30% of monthly income with allowances for ongoing medical expenses and electricity. Heat, hot water, and appliances are included in the rent. APARTMENT & BUILDING FEATURES - Holy Family Terrace is newly constructed, completed in September 1991, it is located on the west side of North Adams, adjacent to Holy Family Church at the foot of Mt. Greylock. Downtown North Adams or Williamstown is within a short bus or car ride. There is an on site resident manager and maintenance person. There is space for medical screenings such as blood pressure, flu clinic and other medical clinics. A furnished community room with a kitchen is provided for the tenants use. There is also a coin operated laundry room on the main floor. The building is equipped with an intercom system and locked entry doors. Each apartment contains an emergency pull cord system, heat and smoke detectors for added safety and security. PETS - Pets are allowed in accordance with Berkshire Housing's pet policy. RESIDENT SERVICE DEPARTMENT - A Resident Service Coordinator is on staff at Berkshire Housing to assist residents with assessment and provide coordination of needed services for a healthy, safe and happy living environment. WAITING LIST SELECTION - Waiting list selection will be done on a first come first serve basis in accordance with date and time of application. Apartments are rented without regard to race, color, religion, sex national origin, handicap or familial status. Federal law prohibits the discrimination against individuals with handicaps. Upon request, reasonable accommodations will be made to rules, policies, practices and services making them accessible and permit assistive animals when they provide tenants with equal housing opportunities. For information on availability, please call Berkshire Housing at 499-4887 or the resident manager at 662-2017
Hoosac Court Apts - Multi-Family Housing Rental (for Family)
Location: Adams, MA - 1220
Contact Phone: (413) 664-4539

Hyde Place - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly )
Location: Lee, MA - 01238-1624
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Details: 41 total units 30 One Bedroom (3 handicapped accessible) 11 Studio (2 handicapped accessible) Eligibility Guidelines- Applicants must be at least 62 years of age, or in need of an accessible unit in accordance with the requirements set forth for HUD 202 projects and must fall within the income limits as listed below Income Limits (maximum annual income allowable, effective (05/31/2011). One Person $30.200 ($45,500) Two People $34,500 ($52,000*) *Applicants may have income up to these amounts but preference is given to applicants falling within the lower amounts. Income includes social security, SSI, pensions, wages, alimony, interest, dividends, and 2% of all non income producing assets or assets disposed of for less than fair market value. There is no asset limitation. Rents - Rents are based on 30% of monthly income with allowances for ongoing medical expenses and electricity. Heat, hot water, and appliances are included in the rent. Building and Apartment Features - Hyde Place is conveniently located on Main St., in Lee where shopping, churches, post office, library and banks are easily accessible. There is also bus service to Pittsfield and other area towns. These apartments were newly constructed in January 1985. There is an on site resident manager and maintenance service and two furnished community rooms (one with a kitchen) for the tenants use. There is an elevator, coin operated laundry room and an outdoor sitting area. The town senior center offers lunches and other various activities. The building has locked entry doors and is equipped with an intercom system and each apartment contains emergency pull cord system, heat and smoke detectors for added safety and security. Pets - Pets are allowed in accordance with Berkshire Housing's pet policy. Resident Services Department - A Resident Service Coordinator is on staff at Berkshire Housing to assist residents with assessment and provide coordination of needed services for a healthy, safe and happy living environment. Waiting List Selection - Waiting list selection will be done on a first come first serve basis in accordance with date and time of application. Apartments are rented without regard to race, color, religion, sex national origin, handicap or familial status. Federal law prohibits the discrimination against individuals with handicaps. Upon request, reasonable accommodations will be made to rules, policies, practices and services making them accessible and permit assistive animals when they provide tenants with equal housing opportunities. For information on availability, please call Berkshire Housing at 499-4887 or the resident manager at 243-3335.
Kent Avenue 21-23 - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly )
Location: Pittsfield, MA - 01201-4001
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Lee Central School Elderly - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for )
Location: Lee, MA - 01238-1608
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Details: 38 Total Units 37 One Bedroom (5 handicapped accessible) 1 Resident Manager apartment Eligibility Guidelines- Applicants must be at least 62 years of age in accordance with the requirements set forth for HUD 202/PRAC projects and must fall within the income limits as listed below. Income Limits (maximum annual income allowable, effective (12/1/11). One Person $30,200 Two People $34.500 Income includes Social Security, SSI, pensions, wages, alimony, interest, dividends, and 2% of all non-income producing assets or assets disposed of for less than fair market value. There is no asset limitation. Rents - Rents are based on 30% of monthly income with allowances for ongoing medical expenses. Heat, hot water, electricity, and appliances are included in the rent. Charge for cable is additional. Building and Apartment Features – Crossway Village is conveniently located on Crossway in Lee where shopping, churches, post office, library and banks are easily accessible. There is also bus service to Pittsfield and other area towns. There is an on site resident manager and maintenance service and community lounges on each floor. There is an elevator, coin operated laundry room on each floor, congregate meal site, computer training room, beauty shop, and gymnasium. The building has locked entry doors and each apartment contains emergency pull cord system, heat and smoke detectors for added safety and security. This property is completely non- smoking. Pets - Pets are allowed in accordance with Berkshire Housing's pet policy. Resident Service Department - A Resident Service Coordinator from Elder Services is on site to provide coordination of needed services for a healthy, safe and happy living environment. Waiting List Selection - Waiting list selection will be done on a first come first serve basis in accordance with date and time of application. Apartments are rented without regard to race, color, religion, sex national origin, handicap or familial status. Federal law prohibits the discrimination against individuals with handicaps. Upon request, reasonable accommodations will be made to rules, policies, practices and services making them accessible and permit assistive animals when they provide tenants with equal housing opportunities. For information on availability, please call Berkshire Housing at 499-1630 ext 125.
Linden Street 35-37 - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly )
Location: Pittsfield, MA - 01201-3213
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Linden Street 39 - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family )
Location: Pittsfield, MA - 01201-3213
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Linden Street 85 - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly )
Location: Pittsfield, MA - 01201-3215
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Mclaughlin Place - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly )
Location: Pittsfield, MA - 01201-5241
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Millhouses Of Adams - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly )
Location: Adams, MA - 01220-2026
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Mohawk Forest - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family )
Location: North Adams, MA - 01247-4306
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Details: Mohawk Forest is a 190-unit townhouse style community nestled in the Berkshires on the outskirts of North Adams. In 1999 the property was purchased and renovated by The Caleb Foundation for low to moderate income families and elderly, and a community center was built. Nearly half of the units are 1-2 bedroom homes for elderly while larger 3 bedroom units house families. The majority of the family homes are run by single parents. Caleb manages the site and coordinates services. This project is a perfect example of intergenerational collaboration working to enhance the resident's environment through community gardens, summer camps and community picnics as well as an after school program funded by the Department of Education.
Pleasant Pittsfield - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Disabled )
Location: Pittsfield, MA - 01201-6927
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Prospect St Apts - Multi-Family Housing Rental (for Family)
Location: Lee, MA - 1238
Contact Phone: (413) 528-1985

River Run Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly )
Location: Dalton, MA - 01226-1820
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Riverview Homes - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family )
Location: Pittsfield, MA - 01201-5760
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Rostone Place 3 - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family )
Location: Pittsfield, MA - 01201-5255
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Second Street 135-137 - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family )
Location: Pittsfield, MA - 01201-5249
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Spring Meadow Apts - Multi-Family Housing Rental (for Family)
Location: Williamstown, MA - 1267
Contact Phone: (413) 664-4539

St Joseph's Court - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly )
Location: North Adams, MA - 01247-2642
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Details: 78 Units. St. Joseph's Court, an elderly residential complex, was originally built as a school. This historic building houses 78 units and many amenities. Amenities: resident service coordinator heat, hot water & electric included onsite laundry facilities community room with kitchen craft and community room lounge area onsite lighted parking public access to downtown areas-1 block away restaurant onsite-open everyday but Saturday walking distance to local amenities elevators
Thomas Flynn, Jr. Community Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for )
Location: Pittsfield, MA - 01201-4723
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Tunnel Brook Townhouses - Multi-Family Housing Rental (for Family)
Location: North Adams, MA - 1247
Contact Phone: (413) 664-4539

Village East - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly )
Location: North Adams, MA - 01247-2984
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Williamstown Elderly - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly )
Location: Williamstown, MA - 01267-2439
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Details: 60 total units 57 One Bedroom (5 handicapped accessible) 3 Two Bedroom (1 handicapped accessible) E1igibilitv Guidelines - Applicants must be at least 62 years of age, or in need of an accessible unit in accordance with the requirements set forth for HUD 202 projects and must fall within the income limits as listed below. Income Limits (maximum annual income allowable, effective (12/1/2011) One Person $45,500 Two People $52,000* *HUD requires that 40% of units be rented at 30% of median income Income includes social security, SSI, pensions, wages, alimony, interest, dividends, and 2% of all non income producing assets or assets disposed of for less than fair market value. There is no asset limitation. Rents - Rents are based on 30% of monthly income with allowances for ongoing medical expenses. Heat, hot water, electricity and appliances are included in the rent. Apartment & Building Features - Proprietors Fields constructed in November 1979 is located just off of Main St., in Williamstown. A short walk or bus ride will bring you to the center of town. The town senior center or Harper Center is located adjacent to the Proprietors Fields property and offers many activities including hot lunches, exercise, dance and cooking classes, health clinics, bingo, bridge, entertainment and social functions. Transportation is also provided for medical and social appointments, grocery shopping and banking and visiting to local nursing homes. Some of these activities require a voluntary donation. There is an on-site maintenance person. There is a central coin operated laundry room and community room. There is ample space for outdoor relaxing and plenty of parking. Each apartment contains emergency pull cord system, heat and smoke detectors for added safety and security. Pets - Pets are allowed in accordance with Berkshire Housing's pet policy. Resident Services Department – A Resident Service Coordinator is on staff at Berkshire Housing to assist residents with assessment and provide coordination of needed services for a safe, happy and healthy living environment. Waiting List Selection - Waiting list selection will be done on a first come first serve basis in accordance with date and time of application. Apartments are rented without regard to race, color, religion, sex national origin, handicap or familial status. Federal law prohibits the discrimination against individuals with handicaps. Upon request, reasonable accommodations will be made to rules, policies, practices and services making them accessible and permit assistive animals when they provide tenants with equal housing opportunities. For information on availability, please call Berkshire Housing at 499-1630 ext. 125 or the on-sit staff at 458-5432.