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
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.
Davenport Dunbar Residences
125/135 Putnam Avenue
Hamden, CT 06517
All apartments include:
- A full kitchen with electric stove and refrigerator
- Full bathroom with tub or shower
- Individual thermostat controls
- Cable television outlets
- Emergency call system
- Hard-wired smoke detectors
- Some units are fully accessible
Davenport is a 217 unit affordable community for residents 62 years of age or older located in a suburban Hamden neighborhood nearby community amenities such as places of worship, shopping and a nearby bus stop. This community offers both studio apartments and one bedroom apartments.
Dunbar is a 126 unit affordable community with a project based Section 8 contract for residents aged 62 years of age or older or those residents that need one or more features of an accessible unit. Dunbar offers one bedroom units.
Community amenities include a game room, library area, a community room and spacious outdoor areas. There is a dynamic social program available at the site with monthly activities including specially themed social gatherings, movie nights and more. We also have Resident Services Coordinators on staff to assist residents in locating community based services to maintain their living environment.
Both Davenport and Dunbar are subject to income limits that are adjusted periodically by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The community is owned by a non-profit corporation, Davenport Residences, Inc. and managed by Elderly Housing Management, Inc.