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Seniors have options when it comes to choosing where they want to live.
LifeStream partners with Quality Housing Development Inc. (QHD) in offering quality, affordable housing for adults ages 55 and up (see details below).
LifeStream also provides information on other housing options to enable seniors and people with disabilities live life, on their terms.
Quality Housing Development (QHD):
Quality Housing Development (QHD) has been involved in developing and managing 16 affordable housing projects since 1995. QHD is a not-for-profit Certified Housing Development Organization (CHDO).
QHD's mission is to creatively address the affordable housing needs of older adults by providing livable communities through partnership, quality and innovation. QHD operates under the core values of professionalism, compassion, integrity and commitment.
We have developed new properties (like Pilgrim Place shown at right) and developed existing properties (such as Hoosier Place shown below) into beautiful, spacious housing for adults ages 55 and older.
We currently manage Pilgrim Place in Yorktown and Central Living in Huntington.
QHD Existing Properties (see attached address list) or read about details below):
- Pilgrim Place, which is in Yorktown, IN, is typical of the independent living apartments Quality Housing Development Inc. (QHD) has developed. The 36-unit complex, nestled amid the quiet countryside, offers one-story, roomy housing in a safe setting for those 55 and older. For more information, call the leasing agent at 760-759-0908 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Portland Place, a similar 30-unit affordable housing complex in Jay County, was also developed by QHD. It, too, offers roomy one- and two-bedroom apartments with all major appliance and hookups for washers and dryers. Lunch is available weekdays on a donation basis for those ages 60 and up. for more information, call the leasing agent at 260-726-7080.
- Hoosier Place in Union City, IN, is a renovated former middle school that now offers 31 beautiful apartments in an environment that has retained its historic charm. As in all QHD properties, all major appliances are included, among other features. Lunch is also available weekdays. For more information call 765-964-5700.
- Central School Apartments in Anderson is also a former school that now houses 35 roomy apartments. The property includes community space, and apartments include window coverings and major appliances. To contact the leasing agent, call 765-649-7970.
- Starr Senior Apartments in Richmond is a renovated historical building featuring 67 apartments, community space and more. QHD owns the complex. For information call 765-973-6927.
- Central Living Apartments in Huntington, offers affordable housing for seniors 55 and older in a historic complex in downtown Huntington Indiana. Residents can enjoy all the luxuries of a new apartment including a front loading washer and dryer in every unit. Residents can participate in regular social activities including bingo, puzzles, trivia and movie nights. The property includes 17 one-bedroom apartments and 18 two-bedroom apartments. Central Living also offers a Community Room, Theatre Room, Cafe', Library, and Main Common Area. Water, sewage, maintenance, trash removal, and all major appliances are included. Eligibility is based on income. Come visit us at 601 N Jefferson St, Huntington, Indiana, give us a call at 260-356-6460 or email the property manager email@example.com.
Potential residents of QHD properties must meet income guidelines (see attached sample application for types of information needed when submitting information).
Rents, while based on several factors, are in a general range of $299 to $625 a month. QHD housing staff screens applications to make sure residents are eligible and keeps in contact with potential renters throughout the process. Call (800) 589-1121 for details and more information.
QHD has also been involved in non-profit sponsorship of family housing facilities (Heather Apartments in Anderson, Autumn Ridge in Anderson and Woods Edge in Muncie) and in Tower Apartments for seniors in Anderson.
Related housing information:
Assisted Living Checklist: This checklist will help those who are considering assisted living options.
Home Adaptation and Repair: If you're in need of a hand rail, ramp or other adaptations to keep you independent, we can work with you to find the help you need. We can also offer service recommendations or can contract with others on your behalf to have adaptations or repairs made. Contact our Aging and Disability Resource Center (2-1-1 Center) at 2-1-1 or call (800) 589-1121 to explore options.
Making Choices: Would a home adaptation be the answer to keep you or your loved one at home? Is it time to downsize and leave the larger home for a more manageable living space? Is it time to consider a long-term care facility? Our staff can help you with making those choices. Contact our Aging and Disability Resource Center (2-1-1 Center) at 2-1-1 or call (800) 589-1121 to explore options.
Related housing sites:
We offer the following for information purposes only
Administration on Aging http://www.aoa.gov/
American Association for Homes and Services for the aging http://www.aahsa.org/
Indiana Area Agencies on Aging http://www.iaaaa.org/
Indiana Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, Inc. http://www.iasha.com
Indiana Housing and Community Development Finance Authority http://www.in.gov/ihcda/index.htm
National Affordable Housing Network http://www.state.in.us/ihfa/
National Council on Aging http://www.ncoa.org/
Senior Housing Net http://www.seniorhousing.net
Social Security http://www.ssa.gov/
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development http://www.hud.gov/