Mid America Programs & Services
Affordable Apartments for disabled adults under construction in Kansas City, KS
The National MS Society is excited to announce Accessible Space Inc. (ASI), a St. Paul Minnesota based nonprofit housing provider and partner with the MS Society, has committed to building Blackbird Apartments in Kansas City, KS. Blackbird Apartments will feature 31 unit one and two bedroom apartments for low income adults with physical disabilities. Applications for the currently under construction apartments are currently being accepted.
Located at 1455 Meadowlark Lane in Kansas City, KS, Blackbird Apartments will include features such as accessible stove-tops, and an oven, roll-under counters and sinks in the kitchen and bath, large roll-in showers, 36 inch wide doors, raised electrical outlets and lowered light switches to accommodate the needs of adults with disabilities. In addition, all common areas and hallways will meet Americans with Disabilities Act guidelines for wheelchair accessibility. Features include: a controlled access, hands-free entry system; elevator service; central laundry facilities; a large, multipurpose community room with kitchen facilities; and an outdoor patio with gas grill. In order to qualify for housing at Blackbird Apartments, one household member must have a qualifying physical disability, mobility impairment and or traumatic brain injury.
The nonprofit sponsor and developer, Accessible Spaces, Inc. (ASI), owns and manages two other accessible, affordable apartment buildings in Kansas: Mid America Commons and Melissa Anne Hanger Apartments in Topeka cosponsored by the Mid America Chapter of the National MS Society. For more information or to request a housing application for Blackbird Apartments, contact Elizabeth at 800-466-7722 Ext. 201 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Information and housing applications are also available online via ASI’s website at www.accessiblespace.org.
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