Westminster Place

While construction on Westminster Place apartments at Westminster Woods is still underway, the application period to become a resident begins Monday, Dec. 13. The apartments are at 149 Beech Lane in Huntingdon.

More affordable housing will be available to older adults in Huntingdon in 2022.

Westminster Place at Westminster Woods will be open the application period for future residents beginning Monday, Dec. 13.

The apartment building is at 149 Beech Lane. Construction is still underway.

The apartments are made available through Presbyterian Senior Living.

Kristin Hambleton, vice president of sales and marketing for Presbyterian Senior Living, said they are excited to offer the apartments to older adults in Huntingdon.

“Presbyterian Senior Living is proud to be part of the Huntingdon community and we look forward to providing affordable housing,” she said.

The four-story building will have 48 apartments available, including 37 one-bedroom units and 11 two-bedroom units. Units range in sizes of 615 square feet to 956 square feet.

The area is wheelchair accessible and accommodations can be made for those who are visually or hearing impaired.

Those interested in applying must be 62 years or older to do so.

Hambleton said that the units are set to be finished in the first quarter of 2022.

Rent for the apartments begins at $610 and is based on a federal income program. The rent includes water, sewer, electricity and trash. Some pets are permitted in the units.

The building will also have a community room, fitness center and other activities available for residents.

“We want to offer the best quality of life for those who stay in our communities,” Hambelton said.

Staff will be available to accept and distribute applications 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 13, and Tuesday, Dec. 14, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15, Westminster Woods, 160 Aspen Lane, Huntingdon. Applications can also be downloaded beginning at 9 a.m. Dec. 13.

Emily can be reached at eloose@huntingdondailynews.com.

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