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.
11 Jackson Lane
Bethlehem, CT 06751
Phone 203-266-5353 Fax 203-266-5463
All apartments 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
North Purchase is a housing facility for persons aged 62 and older or handicapped / disabled. It is located in lower Litchfield County in the town of Bethlehem.
There are four one-story buildings with twenty-four one-bedroom units. Each unit has its own entrance and egress in the front and rear of each building. There are two handicap-adapted units. The average size of a unit is 640 sq. feet.
Incomes are restricted to those limits published annually by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. In general, rent for each resident will be calculated at 30% of household adjusted income from all sources. Rent includes all utilities except telephone, cable TV and air conditioning.