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Apartment Applications Now Accepted for People Inc.’s New Integrated Housing Project in Tonawanda

Apply by March 6 for Spring/Summer Move-in

People Inc.’s new integrated housing project, Highland School Apartments on 105 Highland Avenue in Tonawanda, is accepting apartment applications for spring and summer move-in dates. The project brings together a diverse group of people; as tenants can be those with disabilities and the general public who are income eligible.

Highland School Apartments houses 35 one-bedroom and three two-bedroom handicap adaptable apartments that include kitchen appliances and are one small pet friendly. The building also includes a community room with Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, safety features, storage in each apartment and a 24-hour on call emergency service.

The adaptive reuse project includes substantial rehabilitation of the two-story former Highland School, into an integrated, vibrant residential community. The building has been vacant in the City of Tonawanda since 2009, and fills an important need in the community.

The apartment building will open in May and apartment applications are currently being accepted. To be considered for a spring and summer move-in date, applicants must apply by March 6. Income limits are based on the current federal rate and are subject to change.

To apply, complete an apartment application found on, under the Community Outreach category and Tax Credit Housing section. All applications must be returned via USPS mail to C/O P.O. Box 296; Williamsville, NY 14231. For more information, contact Sarah Alessi at

People Inc. provides programs and services to more than 12,500 people with special needs, their families and seniors throughout Western New York and Rochester. Since 1970, People Inc. has assisted individuals to achieve greater degrees of independence and productivity. To learn more, visit Like us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter@PeopleIncNews

Western New York 1219 North Forest Road | P.O. Box 9033 | Williamsville, New York 14231 | Phone: 716.817.7400 | Toll Free NY 1.888.7PEOPLE | Fax: 716.634.3889

Rochester 1860 Buffalo Road | Rochester, NY 14624 | Phone 585.441.9300 | Fax 585.441.9398

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