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.
21 Wintergreen Circle
Harwinton, CT 06791
Phone: 860.485.1200 FAX: 860.485.2616
All apartments include:
- A full kitchen with electric stove and refrigerator
- Full bathroom with tub or shower
- Individual thermostat controls
- Cable television outlet
- Emergency pull cords
- Hard-wired smoke detectors
- Some units are fully accessible
Photos of Our Community
Wintergreen is a 20 unit community located in Harwinton, Connecticut. It is a cottage style community with four buildings. Each home has its own front entrance.
Wintergreen is owned by the Harwinton Housing Authority which operates under the auspices of the Town of Harwinton. The community if funded by the USDA Rural Development office and as such the community does provide rental assistance for some of the units. The USDA-RD 515 program for the elderly is open to residents whose head or co-head is aged 62 or older or has a disability. The application packet includes more information on all eligibility criteria including income restrictions.
Some resident amenities include a large community area with full kitchen for resident activities, a coin operated laundry room and numerous outside recreational areas.