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Housing-Margaret Wagner Apartments building.

Margaret Wagner Apartments
2375 Euclid Heights Boulevard (Entrance is located off of Kenilworth Lane)
Cleveland Heights, OH 44106-2797

Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging is committed to supporting economic opportunity and affordable housing for the older adults we serve. Through our subsidiary ESOP, we provide homebuyer education, pre-purchase counseling, senior property tax loan and foreclosure prevention to help older adults maintain housing stability. Benjamin Rose also runs the Margaret Wagner Apartments in the Greater Cleveland area to provide secure and affordable housing to older adults in our community.

Margaret Wagner Apartments:

Since 2003, Margaret Wagner Apartments have served to provide older adults in the Greater Cleveland area secure, affordable and supportive housing. Our 60 apartment units provide our residents with a comfortable living environment, as well as community areas to socialize, stay active, enjoy the outdoors, surf the internet and cheer on their favorite sports teams.

If you’re an older adult looking for housing that meets your financial needs, the Margaret Wagner Apartments can be a great option for you to explore. To be eligible to live in the apartments, you must:

  • Be age 62 and older
  • Have your rent subsidized by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Earn under the HUD Income limit of $25,800 for 1 person and $29,500 for 2 people
  • Be able to pay HUD Subsidized rent, 30% of gross income

Features of Margaret Wagner Apartments:

Margaret Wagner Apartments are designed to help you to live as securely and independently as possible. Apartments are available in three different layouts— one-bedroom kitchenette, one-bedroom full kitchen unit and studio apartment—depending on your spacing needs. An intercom system provides secure entry into the building, and there is an on-staff service coordinator available to assist residents. All units are cable ready, and all utilities outside of cable and telephone service are included in the rent at no additional cost. Pets are allowed at an additional fee.

Community amenities include:

  • Beautiful gardens for residents to enjoy
  • An outdoor patio with table seating and lounge chairs
  • A community kitchen
  • A community room with a large screen TV
  • A computer room with three internet-accessible computers that can be used 24/7
  • A quiet space for residents to borrow books and puzzles, including reading chairs and table space to put puzzles together
  • Secure storage space on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floors provided free of cost to residents who apply on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Free above-ground lot parking for residents, as well as available lot and street parking for family, guests and aides
  • Community coin-operated laundry rooms on the 2nd-4th floors

Margaret Wagner Apartments is a smoke-free facility.

Conveniences:

The Margaret Wagner Apartments are located near University Circle, which is home to some of Cleveland's finest arts and cultural institutions, and close to Cleveland Clinic and University Hospital, two of America's leading medical centers.

The apartments are also close to the Cedar-Fairmount Business District, which includes banks, a grocery store, a number of professional services and a wide variety of restaurants and shops— all within walking distance.

There is also a RTA Bus Line in front of the apartment building to make travel around the city even easier. If you have a disability or are age 65 or older, you can also qualify for a discount on your RTA bus pass.

Contact Information:

Applications:(216) 373-1981 or MWAapplications@benrose.org
Office: (216) 373-2015
Fax: (216) 373-2016
TTY: (800) 750-0750

 

  

 

 

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Resources

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Aging in Place: When is the Right Time to Right Size?

Deciding whether to continue to live in the home we have lived in for decades is a difficult decision. Not only are there financial considerations to think about, but we also need to factor in health and safety issues, such as whether our home can be easily navigated as we age. If we are caring for an older loved one, we may wonder if the home they’re in right now is still right for them based on the changing needs of their health and care. As the holidays approach and family comes together, it may be the right time to have the “Right Sizing” conversation with a loved one that could open the doors to knowing if it is the right time for them to move.

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By Sonya Edwards | 11/13/2019

Home Buying in a Retirement Community: Downsizing the Family Home

When it comes to senior living options, there are a number of housing options available for today's older adult population. While some older adults will require the care and attention of nursing homes or assisted living communities, there are others who don't require as much, or any, care, but who instead want to be in a community of their peers. These retirement communities can provide us with a great opportunity to meet and participate in activities with others that we need to live the healthy and balanced lives we deserve well into our golden years.

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By Antoinette Smith | 10/11/2019

There's No Place Like Home: Creating Safe Environments for People With Late Stage Allzheimer's

For someone with Alzheimer’s or another memory disorder, home may not always be the safest or most convenient place to live. As caregivers, we can help a loved one make modifications so they can continue to live safely in familiar surroundings.

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Reducing the Stress of a Transition to Assisted Living

The decision to move a loved one to assisted living can be one of the hardest a caregiver can make. However, if we are caring for a loved one with a chronic disease, particularly Alzheimer’s Disease or another form of dementia, it may become necessary to consider assisted living placement if we lack the time, resources or support to continue caring for a loved one at home. Shifting a loved one’s care to an assisted living facility may seem as if it will relieve many of the stresses of caregiving such as anxiety, depression or feeling overburdened. However, studies show that assisted living placement can instead change the type of stressors a caregiver experiences rather than eliminate them.

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By Julie Hayes | 10/11/2019

Why the Fair Housing Act Matters

Many people have heard of fair housing, but don’t truly understand their rights under the Fair Housing Act. Whether we are renters or buyers, we should familiarize ourselves with and know the Fair Housing Act so we can better understand federal fair housing policies and laws, and what our rights are.

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By Antoinette Smith | 09/10/2019

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