Yes, there is a wait list for single applicants. Unfortunately, we cannot place everyone in an efficiency room when they apply. However, if you are interested in being placed on the waiting list, do not hesitate to contact the Gloria Dei Towers Office for information on the availability and process of getting on the Efficiency Wait List. Read More
Applying for residency is very easy! All you have to do is contact Gloria Dei Towers Office by telephone, mail, or e-mail for current information on wait list status and application availability. If you’re not sure about our phone number, address, or email please click this link to head to the overview of Gloria Dei Towers. Read More
All applicants must meet age and income requirements, and must be citizens of the United States or be eligible non-citizens. Gloria Dei Towers is a HUD subsidized apartment rental facility for seniors ages 62 and better with incomes meeting the United States government income limits set for Philadelphia County, PA, for low, very low and extremely low incomes. Read More
A HUD Section 8 subsidy is given to very low and extremely low income households who pay 30 percent of their adjusted household income toward the contract rent for their apartment, and HUD pays a subsidy to Gloria Dei Towers for the remainder of the rental amount due, on behalf of the resident. Read More
HUD Section 236 rental assistance is provided to residents with incomes that fall under the low income limit and above the very low income limit. Section 236 rentals are based on 30 percent of adjusted household income. However, residents must pay at least a minimum basic rent but they also cannot pay more than market rent. Read More
Under the HUD Section 236 program, we have 111 one bedroom units and 64 efficiency units for rental at Gloria Dei Towers to residents who have low income levels. HUD has made available 156 Section 8 rental subsidies to our residents having very low and extremely low incomes.