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Margaret Wagner Apartments front entrance, patio and garden

Margaret Wagner Apartments
2375 Euclid Heights Boulevard (Entrance is located off of Kenilworth Lane)
Cleveland Heights, OH 44106-2797

Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging is committed to supporting economic opportunity and affordable housing for the older adults we serve. Through our subsidiary ESOP, we provide homebuyer education, pre-purchase counseling, senior property tax loan and foreclosure prevention to help older adults maintain housing stability. Benjamin Rose also runs the Margaret Wagner Apartments in the Greater Cleveland area to provide secure and affordable housing to older adults in our community.

Margaret Wagner Apartments:

Since 2003, Margaret Wagner Apartments have served to provide older adults in the Greater Cleveland area secure, affordable and supportive housing. Our 60 apartment units provide our residents with a comfortable living environment, as well as community areas to socialize, stay active, enjoy the outdoors, surf the internet and cheer on their favorite sports teams.

If you’re an older adult looking for housing that meets your financial needs, the Margaret Wagner Apartments can be a great option for you to explore. To be eligible to live in the apartments, you must:

  • Be age 62 and older
  • Have your rent subsidized by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Earn under the HUD Income limit of $25,800 for 1 person and $29,500 for 2 people
  • Be able to pay HUD Subsidized rent, 30% of gross income

Features of Margaret Wagner Apartments:

Margaret Wagner Apartments are designed to help you to live as securely and independently as possible. Apartments are available in three different layouts— one-bedroom kitchenette, one-bedroom full kitchen unit and studio apartment—depending on your spacing needs. An intercom system provides secure entry into the building, and there is an on-staff service coordinator available to assist residents. All units are cable ready, and all utilities outside of cable and telephone service are included in the rent at no additional cost. Pets are allowed at an additional fee.

Community amenities include:

  • Beautiful gardens for residents to enjoy
  • An outdoor patio with table seating and lounge chairs
  • A community kitchen
  • A community room with a large screen TV
  • A computer room with three internet-accessible computers that can be used 24/7
  • A quiet space for residents to borrow books and puzzles, including reading chairs and table space to put puzzles together
  • Secure storage space on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floors provided free of cost to residents who apply on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Free above-ground lot parking for residents, as well as available lot and street parking for family, guests and aides
  • Community coin-operated laundry rooms on the 2nd-4th floors

Margaret Wagner Apartments is a smoke-free facility.

Conveniences:

The Margaret Wagner Apartments are located near University Circle, which is home to some of Cleveland's finest arts and cultural institutions, and close to Cleveland Clinic and University Hospital, two of America's leading medical centers.

The apartments are also close to the Cedar-Fairmount Business District, which includes banks, a grocery store, a number of professional services and a wide variety of restaurants and shops— all within walking distance.

There is also a RTA Bus Line in front of the apartment building to make travel around the city even easier. If you have a disability or are age 65 or older, you can also qualify for a discount on your RTA bus pass.

Contact Information:

Applications:(216) 373-1981 or MWAapplications@benrose.org
Office: (216) 373-2015
Fax: (216) 373-2016
TTY: (800) 750-0750

 

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Tips to Avoid Foreclosure

When we fail to make our mortgage payments, foreclosure may occur. Foreclosure is the legal means that a lender can use to repossess, or take over, a home. When this happens, we must move out of our home. If our property is worth less than the total amount we owe to the bank, a deficiency judgment, which is a ruling made by a court against a borrower who does not have enough funds to pay back their loan, could be pursued against us. If that happens, we not only lose our home, but we also then owe our lender additional fees. Both foreclosures and deficiency judgments could seriously affect our ability to qualify for credit in the future.

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By Antoinette Smith | 04/15/2020

Foreclosure Prevention Plans: Why Every Homeowner Should Have One

Preventing avoidable foreclosures helps keep families in their homes, preserves communities and prevents avoidable loss of housing. Creating a foreclosure prevention plan with the help of a HUD-approved housing counselor can provide assistance to struggling homeowners, with the goal of helping them keep their homes whenever possible.  

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By Antoinette Smith | 03/19/2020

Keeping the Kitchen Safe for a Loved One with Late Stage Dementia

The kitchen is the heart of most families' homes. If we have a loved one living with dementia at home, especially in the later stages, we will want to do everything we can to help keep their kitchen as safe as it can be.

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Winter Household Maintenance Tasks for Older Adults

Winter can be tough on our homes, even if we live in an area that receives little or no snow. If we don’t prepare ahead of time, we may face costly heating and lighting bills or repairs that can drain our budgets, especially if we are retired or on a fixed income. Before going into hibernation mode, there are a few winter home maintenance chores we should attend to.

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By Antoinette Smith | 01/15/2020

Aging in Place: When is the Right Time to Right Size?

Deciding whether to continue to live in the home we have lived in for decades is a difficult decision. Not only are there financial considerations to think about, but we also need to factor in health and safety issues, such as whether our home can be easily navigated as we age. If we are caring for an older loved one, we may wonder if the home they’re in right now is still right for them based on the changing needs of their health and care. As the holidays approach and family comes together, it may be the right time to have the “Right Sizing” conversation with a loved one that could open the doors to knowing if it is the right time for them to move.

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By Sonya Edwards | 11/13/2019

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