An equal housing opportunity facility

115 Krumkill Road, Albany NY 12208   ◊   Phone 518.489.5531   ◊   Fax 518.935.2572

Rendering of the front elevation of Ohav Sholom
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Frequently Asked Questions

Question:
Are there any grocery stores close by?

Answer:
Yes. Aside from our on-premise store we offer routine FREE bus transportation to several local shopping areas on a weekly basis.

Question:
Must I (we) be Jewish to live at Ohav?

Answer:
No. While we are affiliated with Congregation Ohav Shalom (adjacent to our building), we are a HUD equal opportunity housing facility. The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in housing because of race or color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, or disability.

Question:
What safety features do the apartments have?

Answer:
Every bathroom has safety grab bars. In addition, an emergency call system is located in every bathroom and bedroom. If the call cord is pulled an alarm is sounded. Ohav is staffed to respond to emergencies 24/7. In an emergency 911 emergency services will be called. We are only 2 miles from Saint Peter's Hospital, about 4 miles to Albany Medical Center and within 15 miles of several other hospitals.

Question:
Can we have a pet?

Answer:
Small dogs or cats are accepted upon approval. We have a weight restriction of 25 pounds. Please contact us for specifics regarding approval and pet policies.

Question:
Is there a cap on my income, savings, or other assets?

Answer:
No, there is no cap on income. Please contact our office regarding rental rates and possible rental subsidy.

Question:
Are there apartments that are handicap accessible?

Answer:
We will happy to discuss your individual requirements.

Question:
Do I have to be a citizen?

Answer:
Yes, you have to be a citizen or have legal immigrant status.

Question:
Can I have a car?

Answer:
Yes, we have ample off-street parking.

Question:
Can I control the temperature in my apartment?

Answer:
Yes, a tenant controlled thermostat is provided in each apartment. Heat is included in your rent.

Question:
Are the apartments air conditioned?

Answer:
Yes, we have central air conditioning in all apartments. You have direct control of room temperatures.

                    

                       Please call us at 518.489.5531 if you have any other questions.