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.

Phillips Metropolitan Senior Housing
In Honor of Ida B. Wells
100 Coventry Street Hartford, CT 06112
Phone (860) 243-2701 (Fax 860) 243-9202

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 outles
  • Emergency call system
  • Hard-wired smoke detectors
  • Some units are fully accessible

Phillips Metropolitan Senior Housing in Honor of Ida B. Wells is a housing facility for the elderly. You must be 62 years of age or older. There is one building of 3 stories with 40 one bedroom apartments. There are 4 units adapted for persons with disabilities and all of the building is accessible. All other units are adaptable if needed. The approximate size of a unit is 530 square feet. Rents are 30% of monthly adjusted household income which includes Heat, and Hot Water. There is limited parking for residents and visitors. The facility is financed by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and managed by Elderly Housing Management, Inc.

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