The Legacy Apartments

2121 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219

The Legacy Apartments, located at 2121 Centre Ave in Pittsburgh, has one and two bedroom apartments. The Legacy Apartments participates in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) and Public Housing programs.

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Units

Unit (Bd/Ba) Ft2 Rent
A1 (1/1) 555 Call for Price
B1 (1/1) 557 Call for Price
C1 - Handicap Accessible (1/1) 557 Call for Price
A4 (1/1) 568 Call for Price
B2 (1/1) 572 Call for Price
C2 - Handicap Accessible (1/1) 572 Call for Price
A2 (1/1) 574 Call for Price
A3 (1/1) 578 Call for Price
B3 (1/1) 578 Call for Price
C3 - Handicap Accessible (1/1) 578 Call for Price
D (2/1) 932 Call for Price

The Legacy Apartments Details

  • 108 one and two bedroom units.
  • Water and Sewer utilities included in rent
  • Electricity utility included in rent
  • Heat utility included in rent
  • Accepts Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV)

Property Amenities

  • Controlled Access
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Center
  • Business Center
  • 24hr Emergency Maintenance
  • On-Site Parking
  • Resident lounges
  • Beauty/ Barber Salon
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Pet Friendly
  • Courtesy Patrol
  • Wheel Chair Accessible

Unit Amenities

  • Cable Ready
  • Utilities Included
  • Carpet
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven and Range
  • Linen Closets
  • Blinds
  • Central Heat & Air
  • Stove
  • Energy Efficient Appliances

Nearby Amenities

  • Close to Public Transportation

Office Hours

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

About The Legacy Apartments

Welcome to Legacy Apartments! At Legacy Apartments, you will love our pet friendly one and two bedroom apartment homes with granite counter tops and all electric kitchen appliances, plenty of closet and storage space, and floor plans with an abundance of natural light for the best in secluded city living for seniors 62 years of age or older. Our gated community features a cardio fitness center, community room with fireplace to gather with friends, a business center and laundry facilities throughout the building. Conveniently located with access to all major highways, Heinz Theatre, Cultural District in Downtown Pittsburgh, Duquesne University and Pitt University, Carnegie Museum, Legacy Apartments is the ideal address for convenient access to the area’s finest restaurants, entertainment and shopping. It's Not Just An Apartment...It's Your Home.

 

Pet Policy:
Cats - 1 allowed, Max weight 25 lb each, One time Fee $300.00
Dogs - 1 allowed, Max weight 25 lb each, One time Fee $300.00
One pet, either a dog or a cat, is allowed per household. Puppies and kittens must meet weight restrictions when full-grown. For safety and identification purposes we require a recent picture and vet certified vaccination records of the pet. Aggressive and exotic breeds are not allowed. Other animal varieties are not permitted unless approved in writing by management. We comply with ADA guidelines.

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.

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.

Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh but actual income limits may differ for units at The Legacy Apartments.

AMI Band 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% $16,800 $19,200 $21,600 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% $28,000 $32,000 $36,000 $39,950 $43,150 $46,350 $49,550 $52,750
80% $44,750 $51,150 $57,550 $63,900 $69,050 $74,150 $79,250 $84,350

Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh but actual income limits may differ for units at The Legacy Apartments.

AMI Band 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
Very Low Income (50%) $28,000 $32,000 $36,000 $39,950 $43,150 $46,350 $49,550 $52,750
Low Income (60%) $33,600 $38,400 $43,200 $47,940 $51,780 $55,620 $59,460 $63,300

These general income qualifications for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania should only be used as a basic guide. To find out if you qualify, contact the community directly.

The Legacy Apartments was built in part with financing obtained through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program and receives rental subsidies through HUD-Assisted Housing. These programs have different income limits that can lead to apartments in the same property having different income requirements.

You can make up to 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI) and be eligible for a HUD-Assisted Housing unit. However, you can earn at most 60% of AMI to be eligible for a LIHTC property and many units may be set aside for those with the lowest incomes (down to 15% of AMI). LIHTC properties may also contain some market rate units.

Since The Legacy Apartments has both programs, the most restrictive of the income limits will apply for each unit. If the entire property is funded by LIHTC, the LIHTC income limit of 60% AMI would be used for all units. Apartments in properties with some units not funded by the LIHTC, but receiving Section 8 assistance, would be open to households making up to 80% AMI. Market rate units would have no subsidies or income restrictions.

Figuring out income and rent limits for affordable housing can be complex especially when more than one federal program is involved. To know for sure if you qualify, you must contact the property directly. The amounts provided here should only be used as a basic guide.

The Legacy Apartments is managed by McCormack Baron Management.

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