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Lancaster, PA

Lancaster, PA

Call: 717.358.9600
TTY #711

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Lancaster, PA

Quality, Affordable Apartment Living

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Affordable Apartment Living for Seniors Age 62 and Over

Welcome to LongCrest

Minimum and Maximum Income Limits Apply

LongCrest features 52 newly constructed affordable housing apartments for low income seniors ages 62 and older, providing a valuable community resource while preserving the history of the Long Home site in Lancaster city.

Presbyterian Senior Living has reused the existing main structure of the original Long Home and a carriage house to create common area spaces that include a large community room, fitness room, game room, meeting rooms, resident storage, and other various socializing spaces.

The original Long Home was built in 1905 to fulfill the legacy of Judge Long’s estate to serve seniors with limited income from the Lancaster area. Since then the volunteer board of directors of the Long Home, together with Presbyterian Senior Living whom they joined in 2008, have fulfilled this vision, serving seniors with limited resources with housing in the region.

LongCrest is scheduled to open in the summer of 2020.  Applicants must be ages 62 or older and have an income of less than 60% of area median income for Lancaster County. While apartments are subject to income limits, these are not subsidized apartments.  We welcome and accept Housing Choice and VASH Vouchers.

Each Apartment Includes:

  • Well-equipped kitchen
  • Individually controlled central heating and air conditioning
  • Spacious closets
  • Emergency pull-cords and smoke alarms
  • Pre-wired for cable TV and telephone
  • Walk-in showers

Additional Features Include:

  • On-site management and supportive services
  • Interior and exterior apartment maintenance
  • Tobacco and smoke-free community
  • Pet friendly
  • Ample free parking
  • On-site laundry facilities with front load washers and dryers
  • Additional storage
  • Large community room with kitchen, fitness center, reading room, two libraries, learning center, and lots of beautiful porch space and sun rooms

We offer one and two-bedroom floor plans at LongCrest. We also have accessible apartments for those with mobility and/or hearing/vision impairments.

Sample floor plans only. Individual apartment sizes and features may vary.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the community?

LongCrest is an affordable housing community for those 62 years of age or older, located in the city of Lancaster. The Management Office address is 924 West Walnut Street, Lancaster, PA 17603. Our telephone number is 717-358-9600, TTY #711.

Are there income guidelines to live at LongCrest?

There are both minimum and maximum income limits. The income limits vary according tot he number of persons in your household. Incomes which fall below the advertised income limits may be considered with a qualified lease guarantor, Section 8 Housing Choice voucher, VASH, or other housing voucher. Please call for further details.

Please Note: Apartments within the community have different income limits. An applicant’s income-eligibility must be determined as it relates to an available apartment. If an applicant does not meet the income requirements for a particular available apartment, they may retain their current place on the waiting list as long as their household income is not less than the minimum or more than the maximum income limits for the community.

How much is the security deposit and application fee?

The security deposit is equal to one month’s rent. There is a small non-refundable application fee per applicant.

Are any utilities included in the rent?

YES! Rent includes water, sewer, trash, and all electric including heat and air conditioning. You can take comfort in the fact that you’ll know what your living expenses will be each month.

Is there enough storage?

Each apartment has ample closet space. Storage lockers are available for additional storage needs.

Are window coverings provided?

Mini blinds are provided on each window. Residents are welcome to further install their own window treatments.

Are there any services or activities?

Our Supportive Services Coordinator will help residents learn about resources and services that may be available to those who are eligible. The Supportive Services Coordinator will also assist residents with planning and implementing activities. Examples of activities include monthly Resident’s Association meetings, potluck dinners, movie or game nights, bingo, music nights, speakers and resources, themed parties around the holidays, and health and wellness programs.

Sounds great! How do I apply?

Give us a call at 717-358-9600 or TTY #711 and we’ll be happy to mail you an application or tell you where you can pick one up to avoid waiting to receive it in the mail. If you would like to download a PDF application that can be printed, filled out, and returned, you may do so by clicking here.

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