People Inc.’s senior apartment building is nearing completion the southeast corner of Linwood and Lafayette avenues. The three-story building will include 37 one and two-bedroom apartments ranging from 700 to 925 square feet. The mixed-income apartments, for people age 55 years and older, will also include seven units for individuals with developmental disabilities age 55 years and older who live independently.
The one-bedroom apartments will include a kitchen with appliances. Tenant income limits will be based on current federal rates. The apartment building will include a community room with a small kitchen, on-site laundry facilities, ample green space and courtyards. Tenants will be permitted to have one small pet. Safety features will include a secure entrance and a 24-hour on call emergency service.
The project is designed by Long Associates Architects. It is being built on what was a Millard Fillmore Gates Hospital parking lot. TM Montante Construction is overseeing the work that should be completed early next year.