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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:

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

USDA:
Director,
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.

Broad River Homes
108 New Canaan Ave.*
Norwalk, CT 06850
Phone: 203-846-3700 Fax: 203-849-3149
E-mail: BroadRiver@ehmchm.org

A special component of Broad River Homes is that 2 meals a day are served in a congregate setting. Our meals program is a mandatory expense for our tenants; the current fee is $243 per month per resident (in addition to rent).

Of 48 rental apartments, 34 are studios and 14 are one-bedroom. Five units are fully accessible. In general, rents are set at 30% of adjusted monthly income.

All apartments include:

  • A full kitchen with electric stove and refrigerator
  • Full bathroom with tub or shower
  • Tenant-controlled thermostats for heat in apartments
  • Cooling in apartments from optional window units
  • Window Coverings (blinds or shades)
  • Cable television outlets
  • Emergency call system and hard-wired smoke detectors
  • On-site Resident Services Coordinator and live-in Superintendent

Pictures of Our Community:

We are conveniently located in the midst of the Broad River shopping district and adjacent to a park with tennis courts. Prior to opening as a residence in 1982, our building had been an elementary school. Public transportation is limited, though residents may take advantage of van services offered by the City of Norwalk, including daily transport to and from Senior Center.

*Note: Entrance to building is from Harris Street ??? around the block.

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