FEDERATION HOUSING, INC. | 8900 ROOSEVELT BOULEVARD PHILADELPHIA, PA 19115 | Phone: 215.6736446 | Fax: 215.673.9525 

2015 Federation Housing, Inc.

Federation Housing


8900 Roosevelt Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA 19115


P. 215.673.6446

F. 215.673.9525


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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...

November 13, 2019

Fredda Richman, Service Coordinator at Rieder/Tabas/Center Park III, has retired after over 11 wonderful years with Federation Housing. Through her strong knowledge of community resources and her inherent ability to build lasting professional connections within the community, Fredda remained dedicated to advocating for her residents, doing all that she could to ensure their quality of life and happiness. Fredda came to work every d...

November 13, 2019

Jerome L. Glickman joined the Federation Housing (FH) board of directors in September 1991.  Jerry was encouraged to do so by his friends and colleagues at Golden Slipper where he held numerous leadership positions including; Vice President of the Uptown Home, Summer Camp President, Passover League Vice President and the list goes on. Jerry proudly accepted the Gold Medallion Award for his many years of dedicated service to Golden...

August 12, 2019

Our waiting list for Samuel Tabas Apartments (2101 Strahle Street, Philadelphia, PA 19152) is now open.

Applicants must be 62+ years of age OR non-elderly physically disabled.

Qualified residents pay 30% of adjusted income for rent.

Applications may be requested online at: https://www.federationhousing.org/af


By calling us at 215-673-6446 ext. 0 between the hours of 9AM and 3PM, Monday through Friday.

Utilities included - Elevator Bui...

July 22, 2019

Federation Housing’s Rabbi Sandra Berliner was the recipient of the NAJC (Neshama: Association of Jewish Chaplains) Award for Outstanding Service.  A dinner was held in her honor at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill, NJ on May 7, 2019.  

In September 2007, “Rabbi Sandi” began her career at Federation Housing as our part-time in-house Rabbi/Chaplain.  She now wears “2 yarmulkes” for Federation Housing, in her additional role...

July 22, 2019

Since February 2019, Federation Housing has been working with the Abramson Senior Care to promote overall wellness for our residents through their Community Nurse Practitioner Program. Upon referral by a building service coordinator, a nurse practitioner (NP) will come to visit the resident in their home, collaborating with their primary care physician and the resident’s relatives, to ensure overall health and wellness through prev...

July 22, 2019

Kelly Gilbert, Service Coordinator at Samuel Tabas Apartments, recently had the opportunity to speak with long standing residents, Irv and Roberta Lefferts. Kelly had a ball interviewing the pair! Kelly described this as a wonderful opportunity: “They are such a fun-loving couple who were willing to share some words of wisdom with me.”

KG: How long have you two been married?

Irv and Roberta:  51 years- Roberta was 22 and Irv was 25.


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