Making Housing Affordable
Affordable housing, also known as low-income housing and subsidized housing, comes in many shapes and sizes. People First is honored to work with residents to find the perfect apartments for rent and houses for rent. We are here to collaborate with our current and future residents to find a living opportunity that best meets your needs, whether that be a family house, senior housing, or a property that will be convenient for a disabled person in your household. As our resident, you become part of our family and you come first. We are here to give you the best quality affordable housing options and share with you the many exciting features of our supportive services community.
Our Housing Options
Adrean Terrace1736 Armory Drive, Utica, NY 13501Units per building202Bedrooms Per Unit1-5
Adrean Terrace is the largest and oldest of our low-income housing developments for families. Completed in 1941, this community consists of a combination of one, two, and three story brick and concrete buildings. One of the highlighted features of Adrean Terrace is the Community Center (Vega-Martinez Community Center) that offers something for everyone to enjoy, including a variety of activities for the whole family and many senior and youth programs.
Chancellor Apartments417 Bleecker St, Utica, NY 13501Units per building93Bedrooms Per Unit1
Chancellor Apartments is a state-funded Senior/Disabled development that features one-bedroom units. Completed in 1978, this development provides many special features and options for disabled and senior residents. The Chancellor Apartments feature a large community room with an atrium-like ceiling in the center of the building and balconies from each floor overlooking the beautiful center. Onsite laundry and elevators are available for tenant use. Another compelling feature is that this development is on a main bus route and is walkable to downtown and several popular Utica restaurants.
Duplex Homes / Scattered Sites804 & 806 Second St, Utica, NY 13501Units per building5 Homes, 2 Units EachBedrooms Per Unit3
Our Duplex Homes were completed in 1982, during the same time as Marino-Ruggiero. They are unique from our other family affordable housing options, in that they were designed to give a more single-family house feel, rather than a large building consisting of many units. These houses for rent have private entrances and backyards for family fun.
F.X. Matt1790 Armory Drive, Utica, NY 13501Units per building67Bedrooms Per Unit1-4
As the smallest of our three developments within our East Unit, our F.X. Matt Apartments, constructed of wood frame, is another one of our subsidized housing options for families in an excellent location. It is conveniently located next to Proctor High School and the Mohawk Valley Community College, two beautiful, historic academic campuses in the City of Utica.
Within this development, there are nine, one and two-story apartments for rent. Another exciting feature is a state-of-the-art Play Area onsite for the children to enjoy.
Gillmore Village929 Hillcrest Ave, Utica, NY 13502Units per building190Bedrooms Per Unit1-4
Gillmore Village, another of our family housing options, is located in South Utica and was constructed in 1950. This subsidized housing development offers apartments for rent featuring two-story wood frame and brick construction. This property is adjacent to one of Utica’s Play Areas and houses a computer center available to tenants during normal operating hours.
Hamilton Street819 Hamilton Street, Utica, New York 13501Units per building9Bedrooms Per UnitStudio
Nestled in the Brewery District in West Utica, our Hamilton Street location consists of nine studio apartments for rent. These units are an excellent option for individuals, couples, and senior housing.
Formerly the West Utica Boys Club, Hamilton St. has welcomed residents since 2007. In 2010, it became a Federally Subsidized Housing Development. People First is proud to offer Hamilton St. as a safe affordable housing option for our residents.