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

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.


July 22, 2019

Increasingly, the long-term, harmful effects of smoking and second-hand smoke on vulnerable populations particularly the elderly, have gained significant attention. To address this health problem, in July 2018 FH initiated a smoke-free policy in all properties.FH realized the significant benefits that can result from adopting smoke-free environments for both employees and our 1,500 residents.The plan involved changing the rules reg...

July 22, 2019

“The Committee Guy”:  Lew Abel

Since 1998, Lew Abel has proudly served on the Federation Housing Board.  Lew is actively involved in several Board Committees, namely the Personnel, Investment and Finance Committees and has served as Chairman of both the Personnel and Finance Committees.    Lew, a CPA, received his B.S. in Accounting from Temple University.   His professional experience includes positions as Chief Financial Officer o...

July 22, 2019

As I get close to completing my second year as Chairman of this terrific organization, not a week goes by where I am not reminded of the wonderful Mitzvah, we are doing for our residents at every property. The programs we sponsor or have brought to us, the meal programs, the transportation and most of all the residences we provide to our less fortunate seniors.

Our committees are supported by our in-house staff, led by Executive Dir...

June 26, 2019

Effective July 15th, 2019, the waiting list for Arthur & Estelle Sidewater House will be closed. Federation Housing will no longer accept housing applications for this building.

Thank you,


May 13, 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.

The  Board, staff and especially the residents of Federation Housing are truly grateful for the wonderful holiday celebrations, educational programs and pastoral care that Rabbi Sandi provides th...

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