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When it comes to living well with MS, accessible, affordable housing can be critical to maintaining independence and staying engaged in the community. Whether seeking to renegotiate a mortgage, arrange home modifications, apply for rental vouchers, or explore affordable assisted living, navigating the maze of agencies and funding sources can be daunting.
The Society’s Affordable Accessible Housing: A Guide for People with MS in Upstate New York (.pdf) helps people with MS evaluate their housing needs and better understand the range of options available.
Howitt House is a grouping of seven individual apartments in a building shared with another non-profit agency. The building is in the South Wedge area of Rochester, off South Avenue.
one or two bedroom units
fully accessible kitchens and bathrooms
wide doorways and hallways
central air conditioning
laundry facilities on each floor
off street parking
secure entry to prevent non-residents from access into the building.
For more information about Howitt House, including rent amounts and utility costs, contact Deb Houck, Program Manager, at 1-800-344-4867 (press 2).