Ascension Manor is situated on more than 3 acres of park-like surroundings and offers market rent as well as federally subsidized studio and one bedroom apartments to elderly persons 62 years of age and older. Applicants eligible for subsidized apartments pay only 30% of their income for rent and the government pays the difference. Rents include all utilities except for personal telephone and cable television.
Ascension Manor is a non-profit senior citizen apartment project of the Ukrainian Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Ascension Manor has two apartment buildings that are located one block away from the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.
All 280 apartments have an abundance of closet space and have individually controlled heating and air conditioning. The kitchens are equipped with refrigerators and gas ranges and the bathrooms are equipped with non-slip tiles and grab bars. Each building contains an on-site rental office, community rooms and a Laundromat.
A Social Services Coordinator is on staff to assist residents in maintaining an independent lifestyle and to address special needs associated with aging in place. Other services provided to residents include but are not limited to: 24 hour emergency maintenance, food shopping trips, planned activities, bus trips, holiday parties, hairdresser services, educational / health seminars. Interested applicants can either apply in person at the main office at : 911 North Franklin Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123 during the hours of 10:00am – 12 noon and 1:00pm – 4:00pm or, applications can be mailed to your household. If you have any questions, please feel free to call Ascension Manor at (215) 922-1116.
Ascension Manor I & II Apartments
Housing for low-income elderly
* Short waiting list
* Residents pay 30% of their monthly income for rent. Typical rent for someone just receiving Social
Security is between $200 - $215 per month.
* All utilities included in rent.
Monday-Friday 9:00am - 12:00pm & 1:00pm-5:00pm
911 N. Franklin Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123
Phone (215) 922-1116