Birchwood at Grays Ferry

2309 Carpenter St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19146

Birchwood at Grays Ferry is comprised of a newly rehabbed, historically certified former school building along with a group of neighboring townhouses. The community offers mostly affordable senior housing with some family townhomes. Situated in a quiet area of South Philadelphia near parks and walking paths and the Schuylkill trail, the community is convenient to local shopping, dining and entertainment, as well as South Street and public transit. The newly remodeled apartments feature spacious floorplans, carpeting, large closets, and secured entrances. The community it pet friendly, has off-street parking, on-site management and maintenance. Note: This community offers affordable housing for families and seniors, as such income and age restrictions may apply. Voucher holders welcome!

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Units

Unit (Bd/Ba) Ft2 Rent
One Bedroom (1/1) - Call for Price
Four Bedroom (4/2) - Call for Price

Birchwood at Grays Ferry Details

  • 53 one and four bedroom units.
  • Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC)
  • HOME Investment Partnerships Program
  • Public Housing

Property Amenities

  • Off-Street Parking
  • On-Site Management
  • Historic Renovation
  • Wheel Chair Accessible

Unit Amenities

  • Cable Ready
  • Carpet
  • Refrigerator
  • Spacious floor plans
  • Large Closets

Office Hours

Day Hours
Monday 8:30am-5:00pm
Tuesday 8:30am-5:00pm
Wednesday 8:30am-5:00pm
Thursday 8:30am-5:00pm
Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC)

Since this property has received funding in part through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program, a certain number of units are set aside for lower income households. Households must earn either less than 50% or 60% of the area median income (depending on the set-aside option chosen by the property owner) to qualify for these units. Rents in these units are capped at a maximum of 30% of the set-aside area median income (adjusted for unit size). Some rental units in this property may not be subject to LIHTC and therefore have higher rents and no maximum household income requirement.

HOME Investment Partnerships Program

This project has received some funding from a participating jurisdiction (local or state government agency) through the HUD HOME Investments Partnerships Program (HOME). In projects with five or more HOME-assisted units, at least 20% of these units must be occupied by families earning 50% or less of area median income (AMI). All other HOME-assisted units must be occupied by families earning 80% or less of AMI, but in practice most are reserved for families earning 60% or less AMI. Maximum monthly rent is capped with a Low HOME Rent for <50% AMI units and a High HOME Rent for the remaining HOME-assisted units. Contact the property directly for the specific dollar amount of these rent caps.

Public Housing

Since this property is owned and managed by a Public Housing Authority, all of the rents at this property are based on tenant incomes. Tenants will make a monthly contribution toward rent equal to 30% of their adjusted income. A housing authority may establish a minimum rent of up to $50.

Philadelphia HUD Rental Assistance Income Qualifications

Generally, households earning up to the income limit in the table below for their household size are eligible for units participating in a HUD rental assistance program in Philadelphia but actual income limits may differ for units at Birchwood at Grays Ferry.

AMI Band 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% $19,850 $22,700 $25,550 $28,350 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% $33,100 $37,800 $42,550 $47,250 $51,050 $54,850 $58,600 $62,400
80% $52,950 $60,500 $68,050 $75,600 $81,650 $87,700 $93,750 $99,800

Philadelphia Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Income Limits

Generally, households earning up to the income limit in the table below for their household size are eligible for units participating in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program in Philadelphia but actual income limits may differ for units at Birchwood at Grays Ferry.

AMI Band 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
Very Low Income (50%) $33,100 $37,800 $42,550 $47,250 $51,050 $54,850 $58,600 $62,400
Low Income (60%) $39,720 $45,360 $51,060 $56,700 $61,260 $65,820 $70,320 $74,880

Birchwood at Grays Ferry is managed by Ingerman Property Management.

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