Knitting Mill Apartments, a Single Site Supportive Housing Program, provides long term or permanent housing where residents can access the support services they require to live successfully in the community.
Knitting Mill Apartments has a total of 48 units; 10 units are reserved for the 55 and Over Supportive Housing Program. All 10 units are fully furnished and include start- up items such as linens, dishes, silverware, and pots and pans. All utilities including heat, air conditioning, hot water, electricity, local television, and garbage removal are included in the cost of rent. 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 Knitting Mill Apartments 55 and Over Single-Site Supportive Housing Program feature a fully equipped kitchen with a range, refrigerator and microwave and a wall-mounted flat screen TV including access to local channels with cable hookups. In-unit storage is also included. Heat, air conditioning, hot water and electric are included in the rent and on-site laundry facilities are available at no cost to the tenant. There is also off-street parking. Tenants have access to a community room, lounges, and a computer lab. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in common areas in the buildings. The buildings are 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 manage an apartment. Housing specialists are on-site Monday through Friday during business hours. The building will be monitored by security on overnight and weekend shifts. Tenants will need to have significant independent living skills to maintain their apartment.
*Please note that all applicants will need to meet affordability and income criteria.
To apply to this program, please read the Overview and complete the Referral Form linked below:
Completed referrals can be submitted to:
55 Elm Street
Perry, NY 14530
Please call the Knitting Mill Apartments directly at (585) 417-2960 with any questions.