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.
Westerleigh I & Westerleigh II
300 Plainville Avenue
Unionville, CT 06085
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
Westerleigh is a 60-unit affordable apartment complex for residents age 62 or older or under age 62 but in need of a unit adapted for persons with disabilities. It is located in the Unionville section of Farmington, CT.
Apartments include 50 one-bedroom units with a kitchen, bathroom, and combined living and dining room. There are also 10 studio units with a combined sleeping and living room, kitchen, and bathroom.
Residents must be income-eligible based on limits updated annually by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Rents are 30% of monthly adjusted income and include utilities except telephone, cable TV, and air conditioning.
Westerleigh is owned by the Farmington Ecumenical Elderly Housing Corporation Inc., a non-profit corporation that is committed to providing housing for and promoting the welfare of low- and moderate-income elderly families and disabled families. It is managed by Elderly Housing Management of North Haven, CT., an Equal Opportunity Housing Provider.