Luther Haus: Affordable apartments for seniors in Temperance, Michigan
Luther Haus is an attractive, affordable senior apartment community for individuals age 62 years or older. Located near the intersection of Lewis Avenue and Smith Road in Bedford Township, this vibrant community offers a beautiful setting for senior independent living.
Like many Genacross Lutheran Services housing sites, Luther Haus has a spiritual foundation because it was developed with the support of Lutheran and non-Lutheran congregations, as well as the local community. Seniors of all faiths are welcome to make Luther Haus their home.
Features and Amenities
Luther Haus is a 91-unit apartment community that provides a home with utilities and services at one reasonable rate. Following are some of the features and amenities provided:
- One-bedroom apartments (approximately 650 square feet)
- Two-bedroom apartments (approximately 825 square feet)
- All apartments include a carpeted living room with dining space, a full bath, and a kitchen with a range, sink, and refrigerator
- All apartments on ground level with a patio
- Individually controlled heat and air conditioning
- Central hallway to lobby, social areas, laundry, and mailboxes
- Convenient parking and pleasant grounds
- Cable TV available (additional fee)
- Non-smoking campus
- Small pets welcome
Many services are provided to residents at no extra cost. These services include exterior maintenance such as lawn care, snow and trash removal, and interior maintenance of the electrical, heating and air conditioning, and plumbing systems.
A wide variety of social opportunities are made available to residents, if they wish to participate. Activities vary and may include card parties, bingo, Bible studies, lunch outings, and monthly birthday parties. Check the monthly activity calendar for a full schedule of events.
The Genacross housing ministry also has several buses that can be used for scheduled outings at little or no cost to residents. Transportation also can be arranged through local senior transportation services.
Genacross is committed to helping residents age in the setting of their choice and maintain their independence. A service coordinator is available onsite to assist residents in procuring services such as meals, home health care, and housekeeping — all of which help in maintaining an independent lifestyle.
Because Genacross develops communities under special financing arrangements aimed at encouraging senior housing opportunities, an income limit is required.
The eligibility guidelines for Luther Haus are designed to house individuals whose income is at or below 60 percent of the median family income for the county or metropolitan area.
Income from all sources must be verified as part of the initial certification process. Annual recertification also is required. All information acquired is kept confidential.
To obtain the current income eligibility levels for Luther Haus, please contact the housing manager at LorSmith@Genacross.org.
Monthly rent varies depending upon whether the apartment has one or two bedrooms. All utilities except telephone and cable TV are included in the rent. A security deposit equal to one month’s rent is required before moving in. Please contact the housing manager for current rates.
To learn more, call Luther Haus at 734.847.9500. You may also fill out our contact form.