May 11, 2020

In the early days of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, there were numerous concerns that communal living spaces were not prepared for the dangers to come. But for Federation Housing, which took an early and proactive response to the crisis, it has proven just the opposite.

Federation Housing provides affordable living communities for more than 1,500 older adults (ages 62 and older) at 11 locations throughout Greater Philadelphia. T...

March 19, 2020

Dear Residents and Families,

We are in the midst of an unprecedented global pandemic with the COVID-19 Coronavirus.  This county has not experienced a pandemic in over 100 years.

Federation Housing’s board of directors, management and staff are relying on information and directives provided by the federal government’s CDC, state and city governments. 

What can you do to help your family member? 

  • Call and check on them. Seniors are...

March 2, 2020

On March 3rd, 2020 Federation Housing will reopen its housing application waiting list for Miriam & Robert M. Rieder House.

Applicants must be 62+ years old OR Non-elderly physically disabled.

Qualified residents pay 30% of adjusted income for rent.
Utilities included - Elevator building - Wheelchair accessible.

Applications may be requested at:

or by calling 215-673-6446 x 100 between 9AM...

February 10, 2020

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency’s board of directors today announced that Robin Wiessmann is the new executive director and CEO at the agency. She started in her position at PHFA today.

PHFA is a state-affiliated agency that works to expand affordable housing options for Pennsylvanians. It has a staff of 322 who manage a variety of statewide housing initiatives. Its main program areas address affordable rental h...

February 4, 2020

Effective February 10th, 2020, the waiting list for this site will be CLOSED and Federation Housing will not accept housing applications for this building.

For more information please call 215-673-6446 Ext. 100

TTY 711

January 31, 2020

Brian Hudson is leaving the agency after 45 years; 16 years as head of PHFA

HARRISBURG – Brian A. Hudson Sr. today announced his retirement after 45 years of working at the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency. For the past 16 years, he has served as PHFA’s executive director and CEO, expanding the agency’s programs to better serve the housing needs of Pennsylvanians. Hudson is well known statewide and nationally as a leader in the h...

November 13, 2019

For Federation Housing, the fall brings the promise of a new fiscal year, the opportunity to reflect on our accomplishments from the prior year and the chance to rededicate our efforts to our mission of providing quality affordable housing and life enhancing services to our low-income seniors.  The hallmark of Federation Housing continues to be the extensive programs and services that are offered to our residents free or at low-cos...

November 13, 2019

Among the many lifestyle highlights of Federation Housing’s communities are the buildings’ Residents Associations. The Rieder/Tabas/Center Park III Residents Association is emblematic of a well-run and committed Residents Association with the purpose of representing and promoting the interests of all residents living in their community.

The Rieder/Tabas/Center Park III Residents Association was formed in 1989 and its current Executi...

November 13, 2019

The American holiday of Thanksgiving gives Americans of all backgrounds the opportunity to come together as a united country.

This is a holiday, which acknowledges the bounty of the harvest, as well as gratitude for blessings of shelter, sustenance, and community.

During this time, let us all be cognizant of the many people in our country who do not have enough to eat, are searching for places to live, are in need of companionship.


November 13, 2019

Interview with Carol Gillard-Gumbs

Alexandra: How long you have lived at Goldstein Apartments?

Carol: I have lived at Goldstein Apartments for 3 years and 10 months.

Alexandra: How has living at Goldstein Apartments impacted your life?

Carol: I am living in a building where I feel safe and secure.  The location of Goldstein Apartments is ideal because I can walk to many places or catch the bus right out on Bustleton Avenue.  There is a...

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