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Cresco, PA

Cresco, PA

Call: 570.595.3013
TTY #711

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Cresco, PA

Quality, Affordable Apartment Living

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Affordable Apartment Living for Seniors Age 62 and Over

Welcome to The Oaks

Minimum and Maximum Income Limits Apply

The Oaks, part of the Shepherds of Monroe County, offers older adults quality, affordable living for those age 62 and over in a professionally managed rental community with one-bedroom apartment homes. Located on a rural 20 acre setting, our apartment homes include wall-to-wall carpeting and well-equipped kitchens with energy efficient appliances.

Our Supportive Services Coordinator is available to help residents with applications for food assistance, prescription assistance, and other entitlement applications as well as provide planning support for community social activities. Designed to help you create your own definition of an enriched life, we invite you to view our complete list of features, amenities, and sample floor plans.

Offering a convenient setting right around the corner from nearby shops and services, the Oaks is centrally located in the middle of Monroe County close to Stroudsburg, Mount Pocono, and many Pocono attractions.

Our Apartments Include:

  • Well-equipped Kitchen with Energy Efficient Appliances
  • Individually Controlled Central Heat with a Thermostat in Every Room
  • Smoke Alarms
  • Electric (including heat and cooling) are Included at No Extra Charge
  • Wall-to-Wall Carpeting

Additional Features Include:

  • Tobacco and Smoke-free Community
  • On-site Laundry Facilities
  • On-site Management and Maintenance
  • Handicapped Accessible Apartments Available
  • Spacious Community Room with Full Kitchen
  • Pet Friendly Community

The Oaks offers 32 one-bedroom apartments in a cluster of 8 buildings that have 4 apartments in each structure. The following is a sample layout of our one-bedroom apartment.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the rents?

A federal program sets the rents and there are both minimum and maximum income limits. The income limits vary according to the number of persons in your household. Please call for further details or download our Community Information Packet which includes our rate sheet and qualifying income worksheet for the community. Incomes below those shown may be considered with a qualified lease guarantor or Section 8 voucher.

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.

Are any utilities included in the rent?

Yes! Rent includes electric heat, waste disposal, water and sewer service, lawn maintenance and snow removal.

Is transportation available?

Inexpensive transportation services are available for residents from the Monroe County Transit Authority, Pocono Pony. There are a variety of shopping opportunities, restaurants, and activities within a short distance.

Get the Community Information Packet to view all FAQs, Rates, Floor Plans, and More!

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