La Rosa Villas, a Single-Site Supportive Housing Program, is a non-licensed New York State Office of Mental Health program that provides long-term or permanent housing where residents can access the support services they require to live successfully in the community. La Rosa Villas provides housing for those who are 55 years and older.
La Rosa Villas is a 60-unit building; 10 units are reserved for the Supportive Housing Program. All 10 units are fully furnished and include start-up items such as linens, dishes, silverware, and pots and pans. Heat, air conditioning, hot water and electric are included in the 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 La Rosa Villas Single-Site Supportive Housing Program feature a fully equipped kitchen with a range, refrigerator and microwave, a wall-mounted flat screen TV including basic cable service and in-unit storage. 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 maintain an apartment. Housing specialists are on-site Monday through Friday during business hours. The program will be staffed with security on overnight and weekend shifts.
*Please note that all applicants will need to meet affordability and income criteria.
To be referred to this program, please complete the Adult SPOA application through Genesee County: