The Civitan Apartments offer affordable housing for the elderly (at least age 62) and those with developmental disabilities. The property is HUD subsidized and the Benton Public Housing Authority sets the rental criteria and does intake evaluations. The apartment complex, located on Bird Street in Benton, has 23 one-bedroom apartments that each have a den, kitchen, bedroom, bath and a window with an outside view. A Resident Manager lives on site to oversee the property. Each apartment is equipped with a pull cord that rings in the manager’s apartment and in common areas of the building should a resident have an emergency. Apartment doors open to an interior hallway that is well lit and has 24-hour video surveillance. Transportation is provided on a daily basis to and from classes at Civitan Services for those who qualify. SCAT provides transportation to/from the Senior Adult Center, to doctor appointments, to local stores, etc.
For more information regarding the Civitan Apartments, please call Benton Housing Authority at 501-778-7302.
WAITING LIST ANNOUNCEMENT
Civitan Apartments, 704 Bird St., Benton, AR is currently accepting pre-applications for one (1) bedroom units and will continue accepting pre-applications until further notice. Applications may be picked up at Benton Housing Authority, 1200 West Pine Street, Benton, AR between 8:30 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. Application will be mailed upon request by calling 501-778-7302.
Applicants for the one (1) bedroom units must be elderly (62 or older) or disabled and low income. Basic eligibility criteria for the Civitan Apartments program will be furnished at the time of pre-application.
Placement on the waiting list will be by date and time the application is received.
The Civitan Housing Corporation and the Benton Public Housing Authority (BPHA) does not discriminate in admission or access to its federally funded assisted housing programs. BPHA is pledged to the letter and spirit of U.S. policy for achievement of equal housing opportunity throughout the nation.