Jefferson Avenue Apartments
The apartment sizes are twelve one-bedroom apartments, twenty-four two-bedroom apartments and three three-bedroom apartments. CHN will manage the property and is partnering with Amethyst for resident services.
How will the building be managed?
CHN's oversight of its apartments is far greater than most property management organizations. CHN has 24-hour on-call capacity. In addition, CHN employs Housing Retention Specialist who facilitate and coordinate interaction among the tenants. ADAMH community support workers, the neighborhood, and the community to assist tenants in remaining stable and maintaining their housing. Amethyst will have a strong presence at the building.
Will this housing change the safety of my neighborhood?
CHN carefully screens and selects tenants who can benefit from the supportive services and live successfully in the community. Like all citizens, tenants living in the building will have the same rights and responsibilities established by Fair Housing and Landlord-Tenant Laws. Tenant must be "good neighbors" and are subject to eviction for behavior that violates the terms of their leases. Tenants must pay rent, respect their neighbors and maintain their apartments just like other apartment tenants.
Why was this location chosen for supportive housing?
Jefferson's location near the downtown area offers residents many services and amenities. A local bus route runs along Board Street, a major thoroughfare. A variety of retail services are available within a half mile and a grocery store is located within one and a half miles from the apartments. The area also offers abundant opportunities for employment and education.