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.

The Ripton
423 Howe Avenue
Shelton, CT 06484
(203) 922-8836

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

Photos of Our Community

The Ripton is a 36-unit affordable apartment community for residents aged 62 and older centrally located in downtown Shelton, CT and funded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The Community includes 35 one bedroom units with a kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and living/dining area. The Ripton has 5 floors including a laundry room on the first floor and a covered garage for parking below the building. There is a community room for use by residents for social gathering.

All residents must meet income restrictions as established by the U.S. department of Housing and Urban Development. Rents are 30% of annual adjusted household income and include all utilities except telephone and cable TV.

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