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Joseph L. Allen Apartments- Single-Site Supportive Housing

Joseph L. Allen Apartments, a Single-Site Supportive Housing program, is a New York State Office of Mental Health funded program that provides long-term or permanent housing where residents can access the support services they require to live successfully in the community.

Joseph L. Allen Apartments has a total of 51 units; 25 units are reserved for the Supportive Housing Program. All 25 units are fully furnished and include start-up items such as linens, dishes, silverware, and pots and pans. Rent for tenants is thirty percent of one’s income or the Department of Human Services (DHS) shelter rate. The security deposit is paid by DePaul.

Apartments in the DePaul Joseph L. Allen Single-Site Supportive Housing program feature a fully-equipped kitchen with a range, refrigerator and microwave, a wall-mounted TV including basic cable service, and in-unit storage. Heat, air conditioning, hot water and electric are included in the rent and community laundry facilities are available at no cost. Tenants have access to a computer lab, community room and lounges. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in common areas in the building. The building is 100 percent smoke free. There are designated smoking areas provided outdoors.

Tenants will be assigned to a housing specialist on-site to assist with linkages in the community, provide advocacy, and learning how to maintain an apartment. Housing specialists are on-site Monday through Friday during business hours. The building will be monitored by security on overnights and weekends.

To be referred to this program, please complete the Adult SPOA Application through Schenectady County:

Click here to view the SPOA Application (Word document)



780 Albany Street, Schenectady, NY 12307, United States

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Joseph L. Allen Apartments- Single-Site Supportive Housing

780 Albany Street
Schenectady, New York 12307
Phone: (518) 612-8260
Fax: (518) 372-2471

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