Senior Housing category

The Winslow Wentworth House in downtown Turners Falls offers seventeen (17) semi-assisted, efficiency style congregate living units. There are sixteen (16) one-bedroom units, two of which are accessible for persons with mobility impairments, and one (1) two-bedroom unit. Each unit shares a half-bath with one neighbor. Community spaces include a communal kitchen, where a meal is prepared for residents every day at noon.

HRA partners with LifePath to coordinate services for residents of the Winslow Wentworth House.

Application Process: Public Housing

Further Screening Processes
Once it is determined that a household meets basic status and income requirements, applicants are further screened in accordance with HRA policy, federal and state fair housing laws, and regulations set forth by DHCD. As part of the application process, applicants must authorize HRA to conduct thorough background checks including criminal history (including a sex offender record information check), rental history, credit history and a personal reference check.

 

Preferences and Priority
Applicants are selected in chronological order by date of completed application. However, preference is given to applicants who are veterans of the United States Armed Services. Preference is also given to racial minorities in compliance with affirmative action laws, and to applicants who reside in the town in which the housing facility is located. Priority may be given if the applicant is homeless through no fault of their own.