Applications Issued for Federation Appartments Residencies
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, Jame 26, 1970-11
Applications for residency in the
Federation Apartments are being
mailed next week, Joseph H.
Jackier, president, announced.
The 15-story high-rise, designed
for senior citizens, is under con-
struction in Oak Park at 15100
West 10 Mile Road, east of Green-
field. It is expected that it will be
ready for occupancy in the spring
Applicants must be at least 62
years of age and meet certain
health and income requirements.
"Those who have already made
inquiries or written to the Jewish
Welfare Federation about the
apartments need not call again.
They will automatically be sent an
application form," said Jackier.
A brochure explaining the re-
quirements and describing the
apartments will be sent out with
the applications. Questicns and
answers on the requirements for
applicants for the apartment are
The world will, in the end, fol-
low only those who have despised as
People who have not previously
registered their request may re-
ceive an application by writing the
Jewish Welfare Federation, 163
Madison, Detroit 48226.
ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS
Where is the building located?
Federation Apartments is a 15-story
apartment designed for senior citi-
zens. The building is under construc-
tion at 15100 West 10 Mile Road, Oak
Park, east of Greenfield.
Who may live at Federation Apart-
There will be room for 225 men and
women 62 years of age and °Mar,
who meet the income requirement
outlined in paragraph B. If two peo-
ple are living together, one may be
less than 62 years of age.
When will Federation Apartments be
ready for occupancy?
If all goes according to schedule.
occupancy will begin in the spring of
What type of apartments are available?
There are 168 apartments of which
112 are efficiencies and 56 are one-
bedroom units. Each apartment is
electrically heated with individual
thermostatic control. They are un-
furnished, except for kitchen appli-
ances and carpeting. Maid service
v.1.11 not be provided.
Who may apply for an apartment?
Single persons (unmarried, widowed.
etc.) may apply for efficiency apart-
ments. Couples or two other persons
—such as mother and daughter ur
two friends—may apply for one-bed-
room apartments. Single Persons liv-
ing alone may not apply for one-
How do I apply for an apartment?
For an application form, write to
Federation Apartments, Inc., 163 Madi-
son, Detroit 98226. Your application
will be screened and reviewed during
the summer of 1970. You may be re-
quested to appear for a personal co,
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sional staff representative. Our
Medical Screening Committee will
also evaluate prospective tenants.
This may include consultation with
your physician or physical examina-
tion where deemed advisable. We
hope to be able to notify applicants
as to their status before the end of
What are the rentals?
Approximate rents for efficiencies
will range from $85 to $115 per
month. One-bedroom apartments (for
2 persons) will rent for about 5120 to
5148 per month. There will also be a
charge of approximately $40 month-
ly per person to cover the cost of one
kosher meal a day in the central din-
ing room. Rentals include all utilities
What are the income limitations?
Federation ApartMents was financed
by a loan from the Federal Govern-
ment which must be repaid from
rents. The income limits are specified
under the Government program. A
tenant living alone can not have
more than an annual income of S4,500.
The combined income of a husband
and wife may not exceed 55,400. The
combined income of two other per.1
sons sharing an apartment may not
What assets and other forms of income
will be considered?
The application form asks for confi-
dential information ocncerning all
forms of income and assets. This will
include salary and wages (whether
full-time or part-tlme), interest on
savings accounts, stocks, bonds, social
security, retirement or pension pay- I
ments, welfare benefits, financial
contributions from relatives. etc. In-
formation is required for both hus-
band and wife.
How will tenants get their meals?
One kosher meal will be served every
day in a central dining room. Each
tenant is required to pay S40 per
month for this meal. Each apartment
is equipped with a kitchen where all
other meals may be prepared by the
Will there be provisions for religious
The spirit of the Jewish Holidays
will be observed. Near-by synagogues
offer religious services. The adjacent
branch of the Jewish Community Cen-
ter may also provide staff and faci-
lities for recreation, social, and Jew-
ish cultural programs for occupants.
The meal served in the central din-
ing room will be prepared in accord-
ance with Jewish dietary laws. The
building is convenient to a variety of
shops, especially those catering to
flow will emergencies be handled?
No facilities for medical care are
available in the building. Tenants will
continue to be served by their own
physicians. Each apartment has an
emergency call button to reach assist-
ance throughout day or night. The
staff of Federation Apartments will
attempt to meet emergency situations
requiring immediate attention. This
will not include diagnosis or treat-
ment of a tenant, nor will the staff
be able to assist the tenant's per-
sonal physician in treatment Of the
Who owns and
well as served R.—Samuel Butler.
as well as
This building is the result of several
years of planning by the Jewish Wel-
fare Federation of Detroit, its spon-
sor. It is a "pilot" program In the
sense that experience gained here will
help the organized Jewish community
determine the need for and variety
of further facilities.
Federation Apartments, Inc., was
formed to assume responsibility for
constructing the building and operating
it. The department's program adds an-
other facet to the Detroit community's
services to the elderly which are co-
ordinated through the J.W.F. The Jew-
ish Community Center, Jewish Family
and Children's Service, Jewish Home
for Aged. Sinai Hospital assisted in
formulating the apartment residence
plans and will continue to co-operate
in this program.
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