Completion on Apartments is Nearing through Unique Partnership


FSL (Foundation for Senior Living) is pleased to announce that they are accepting applications for leasing at Spectrum Courtyard Apartments, a new affordable living/multi-family project, located at 21st and Missouri Avenues will be completed in early 2021. The property consists of 25 one-and two-bedroom apartment units and includes a partnership between FSL and First Place Transition Academy.

Spectrum Courtyard will provide multi-generational supportive housing for adults and seniors 55 years of age and older as well as young adults with a developmental disabilities diagnosed before the age of 22.  The project is expected to be complete and ready for move-in by February 2021.

“We’re excited to bring another affordable housing option to Central Phoenix,” said Steve Hastings, director of real estate, FSL. “We know the need for affordable housing is even greater than ever before. This is our second partnership with First Place Transition Academy. We’re excited for it to open and to begin welcoming residents.”

The one-bedroom units are 668 square feet and will lease for $700.  The two-bedroom units are 858 square feet and will lease for $826.  Both units will include a full kitchen, central air conditioning, a bathroom, window coverings and ceiling fans.  Additionally, FSL will operate a food pantry on property and plan resident activities as soon as it’s deemed safe due to COVID-19.

These independent living apartments will include handicap accessible features and field-validated supportive resident services designed to promote community and provide social enrichment to all residents as soon as it’s deemed safe due to COVID-19.

The First Place Transition Academy, operated by the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC), is a structured two-year program in the supportive environment of First Place–Phoenix that helps build crucial independent living and career-readiness skills. Participants can maximize their capacity to live more independently through our Learn4Independence® curriculum and individualized services designed for adults with autism.

FSL is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to provide home and community-based services and to develop energy-efficient, affordable housing to promote health, independence and dignity for all. With a long history of helping Arizona families with issues including health, hunger, aging, illness, loneliness and substandard housing, FSL is committed to improving the quality of life for all Arizonans.

FSL Properties does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission access, treatment, or employment in any programs or activities.  FSL’s Section 504 Coordinator, Carolyn Campbell (602.285-0505 ext. 131 or 602-222-1063 for TTY users), located at 1201 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ  85014, has been designated to coordinate Limited English Proficiency and compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements contained in the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Section 504 (24CFR, part 8 dated June 2, 1988).  EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY.

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