The Towers at Southdale
524 W. 53rd Street
Anderson, IN 46013
The Towers at Southdale
The Towers at Southdale provides its residents with an atmosphere of growth, security, and serenity – growth through social contact and stimulating activities, security in familiar surroundings which are protected from unwanted intruders, and serenity in a home free of the responsibilities of maintenance and upkeep.
The Towers at Southdale is a smoke-free community.
Our residents enjoy frequent parties, potluck suppers, bingo, and other activities which are held in the community room. Our community actively participates in RHF’s Project H.A.N.D.S. The Towers at Southdale is an affordable, older adult (62+) community with several apartments equipped to accommodate those who are mobility impaired.
A Social Service Coordinator is available for residents’ personal needs.
We have immediate openings, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 765-642-4917 to schedule a tour.
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One Bedroom Apartment Amenities Include:
- Safety Features in Bathroom
- Full Kitchen
- Utilities (Except Phone & Cable)
- Private Balcony
- Ample Storage Space
- Emergency Call System
- Heat & Air Conditioning
- Window Treatments
Building Amenities Include:
- On-Site Laundry Room
- Individual, Indoor Mailboxes
- Controlled Entry Access System
- Green space and Pond with Fountain
- Craft Room
- Community Room with Kitchen
- Convenient to Public Transportation
- On-Site Management Staff
- On-Site Maintenance Staff
- Service Coordinator on Staff
We hope this section helps answer a few of the questions you may have. If you would like more information, please call The Towers at Southdale 765-642-4917. We look forward to hearing from you!
What type of housing is The Towers at Southdale? Is it low income housing?
The Towers at Southdale is a subsidized housing community for seniors over the age of 62 and the mobility impaired. The term “subsidized housing” means that the rent is based on income. A resident of the community pays approximately 30% of their income as rent.
Who pays the remainder of rent?
The remainder of the rent is paid in the form of a subsidy. If a resident qualifies for a subsidy, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), a U.S. government agency, will pay the remainder of the rent.
How is rent calculated?
Resident rent is based on approximately 30% of income. A good estimate of your rent would be to take 30% of your gross annual income and divide it by 12 months. This will give you an estimate of what your monthly rent could be.
What does the rent include?
Rental of the apartment for one month, as well as utilities, except for telephone and cable TV.
Is there a lease?
Yes, there is a one-year lease.
How many apartments are there?
The Towers at Southdale has 139 apartments.
How big are the apartments?
The Towers at Southdale offers spacious one-bedroom apartments, as well as a few more-accessible apartments for the mobility impaired. For square footage, one-bedroom apartments and accessible apartments are approximately 580 square feet.
How do I get started with the move-in process?
Simply fill out an application completely, sign it and mail it to the address on the back of the application.
What is the Security Deposit?
The Security Deposit is the same as one month’s full rent with a minimum of $50. This deposit is due in full at the signing of the lease.
Do you allow pets?
The Towers at Southdale welcomes you to bring your pets along with you. Fish and birds are welcomed without a deposit. We also welcome small dogs and cats with a pet deposit. There is a limit of one cat or dog per apartment and there are certain size and breed restrictions.
What is the Pet Deposit?
The pet deposit is $150. We can make payment arrangements for this deposit. Beginning with $50 and then a monthly payment of $10 until the deposit is paid in full.
Is there additional storage space available?
There is no additional storage available; however, each apartment offers a large amount of storage space.
Is there an elevator?
Yes, there are two elevators located in the center of the building easily accessible from all floors by all residents.
Is parking available?
Yes, The Towers at Southdale offers its residents the use of a parking lot in the front of the building.
What is the cost for parking?
There is no cost for parking.
How many keys do I receive?
Residents receive an apartment key, a key to a locked mailbox for their apartment, and an access key to the main entry.
Are there any planned activities?
The Towers at Southdale prints a monthly calendar showing the dates and times of various activities. Monthly activities include bingo, card games, pot-luck meals, seasonal activities, and knitting/sewing for our Project H.A.N.D.S. program. There is also a craft room.
Are there on-site laundry facilities?
There is a laundry center at The Towers at Southdale. It contains four coin-operated washers and four coin-operated dryers with folding and hanging areas and a sink for the convenience of our residents. This center is located on the second floor.
What is the trash disposal process?
There is a trash chute on each floor of the building. Outside, there are 2 dumpsters for large items.
Is there any public transportation available?
Yes, currently the city of Anderson has a bus service that stops at our door. There is also a service, Nifty-Lift, for mobility-impaired people. The Towers at Southdale also has a van that takes residents to the grocery store once a week and on occasional outings.