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.

Orford Village Commons
370 West Center Street
Manchester, CT 06040
Phone: (860) 643-5310 Fax: (860) 643-5320
E-mail: orfordvillage@ehmchm.org

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

Pictures of Our Community:

Orford Village Commons is a HUD 202 PRAC elderly housing facility. There is one building of 3 stories with 39 one-bedroom units. Each unit has its own entrance from a common hallway. There is an elevator. There are 4 units adapted for persons with disabilities and the whole building is accessible. The average size of a unit is 560 square feet. There is parking for one car per resident plus limited visitor parking.

There is a small storage space allocated for each resident. Smoking is permitted in apartments and outside the building. The Security System is by key for all the exterior doors and individual apartment keys. The building is locked and visitors can call residents from the front lobby. Normal household pets of a limited size are allowed if they meet the Pet Policy.

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