“They Thought of Everything!”

Long before ground was broken for Veterans Manor, the project management team had made a list of building features they wanted to be sure would be included. Their goal: to ensure supportive veterans housing with a quality of living for residents that would meet or exceed all expectations. Read more…

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Highlights include:

  • High speed Internet included with the rent for all residents.
  • Open stairwell enhances security; crime usually starts in secluded spaces, our stairwell is glass walled not only to minimize the opportunity for trouble it also give the building unique architectural look.
  • Veterans Manor is certified Green Built with very energy efficient heating & cooling, thermopane windows, low V.O.C. paints and carpets, a white roof that reflects summer heat and the green cabinets & counter-tops all contributed to a green score of 92 of 100 possible points.
  • The fitness center helps bodies and minds stay healthy.
  • Business center with computer lets residents without a computer learn in a relaxed environment, connect with family and friends and stay connected with current events.
  • The walls across from the elevators on each resident floor are painted a different color and have a different picture displayed. If a resident has any memory recall problems, it easier for them to remember they live on the floor with the blue wall and an airplane picture. The color and picture differentiation makes finding your floor easier.
  • Wide hallways with sturdy handrails allow easy passage and a safe walk down the hall.
  • Secure electronic card entry to the building and the elevator adds a layer of security for all of the residents.
  • Each apartment comes equipped with stove refrigerator & microwave oven.
  • Onsite counselors from The Center for Veterans Issues allow residents quick and easy access to support & guidance.
  • Our location at 35th & Wisconsin is a transit crossroads; bus access is no further then the front door.
  • Community room space allows for large or small gatherings. Socialization is healthy for all of us, this is the space for it.
  • All utilities are included in the rent.
  • The rent is subsidised either through HUD-VASH (Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing) vouchers or City of Milwaukee Housing Authority section 8 vouchers. A resident will pay approximately 30% of their income for rent.
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