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Academy Place Senior Apartments in Gowanda Accepting Applications

Sep 18, 2018

Apartment tours provided throughout October on Thursdays

September 18, 2018: Academy Place Senior Apartments in Gowanda, NY, managed by People Inc., is now accepting apartment applications. Located at 1 School Street in Gowanda, NY, the complex provides HUD Section 202 Affordable Housing and New York State Tax Credit apartments. The apartments provide affordable and safe housing for independent older adults age 62 and up who meet the federally mandated household income guidelines. Apartment tours will be provided throughout October on Thursdays, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The HUD Section 202 Affordable Housing apartments are income-based. The monthly rent for the New York State Tax Credit apartments are $373 for a one-bedroom unit and $421 for a two-bedroom unit (vouchers accepted). Some utilities are included.

The building consists of 28 one-bedroom units and four two-bedroom units; some of which have been specifically designed for individuals who are vision/hearing impaired. Apartments include a kitchen with appliances. A community room and laundry facilities are available. Additionally, storage and a 24-hour on-call emergency service are provided. Tenants may have one small pet.

An additional perk available to Academy Place tenants is a senior day and lunch program that is held within the building, which is sponsored by Cattaraugus County Senior Services. Additionally, tenants have a nearby program called Total Senior Care, available to residents of Gowanda, offering programs for qualified people age 55 and over who choose to stay active and yet need essential medical care in order to remain in their homes.

People Inc. manages 20 senior apartment locations throughout Western New York providing safe, affordable housing for older adults ages 62 and older who meet income requirements. For more information about the Academy Place apartment tours, an application or to learn about other locations, call 716-817-9090.

People Inc., a multispecialty non-profit health and human services agency, provides programs and services to more than 12,000 people with developmental disabilities, special needs, their families and older adults throughout Western New York and the Greater Rochester region. Since 1970, People Inc. has assisted individuals to achieve greater degrees of independence and productivity. With nearly 4,000 employees, People Inc. is one of the region’s largest employers. To learn more, visit, follow People Inc. on Facebook or Twitter @PeopleIncNews.