The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, or financing of housing on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, or national origin. Complaints of discrimination may be forwarded as follows:

Fair Housing Administrator
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Washington, D.C. 20410
Phone: (800) 669-9777

Office of Civil Rights
1400 Independence Ave. SW
Washington,D.C. 20250-9410
Voice: (800) 795-3272
TDD: (202) 720-6382

Connecticut law also prohibits discrimination in all of the above categories plus these additional categories: lawful source of income, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, use of a guide dog, and age (except when program regulations restrict the housing to an age-specific category). Complaints of discrimination may be forwarded to the Commission on Human Rights & Opportunities at (860) 541-3400.

Elderly Housing Management, Community Housing Management, and their managed facilities do not discriminate on the basis of disability status in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, their federally assisted programs and activities.

at Geer
85 South Canaan Road
Canaan, Connecticut 06018
Phone: 860-824-7884 Fax: 860-824-7268

All apartments are one bedroom and include:

  • A full kitchen with electric stove and refrigerator
  • Full bathroom with tub or shower
  • Individual thermostat controls
  • Window Coverings (blinds or curtain rods)
  • Cable television outlets
  • Emergency call system
  • Hard-wired smoke detectors
  • Some units are fully accessible

Photos of Beckley


Beckley House, a 24 unit elderly housing facility, and the new Beckley House Expansion, offering an additional 10 units, is located in Canaan, CT. Built by Geer Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (a non-profit organization) Beckley House is tucked into the mountainside at 85 South Canaan Road (Route 7) in scenic, rural Litchfield County and is managed by Elderly Housing Management, Inc. (another non-profit organization). Beckley House sits among other facilities on the Geer Campus including an Adult Day Center, Geer Nursing and Rehabilitation, an assisted living facility and the newest branch of the regional YMCA. There is a restaurant on campus, as well.

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