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Willie J. Wynn Apartments

The Willie J. Wynn Apartments
A Project of the Reno Housing Authority
1202 Hillboro Avenue, Reno, Nevada 89512 (Hillboro Avenue at Sutro Street)

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New Affordable Senior Housing

  • 44 units of affordable senior housing
  • One- and two-bedroom accessible and adaptable units
  • Designed to support seniors aging in place
  • One out of four apartments dedicated to seniors transitioning from motels and shelters
  • Target residents will earn 40% or less of area median income
  • Modern, two-story apartment building with community and service space
  • Close proximity to Washoe County Senior Center and RTC bus stop
  • Near hospitals and medical clinics
  • Designed to complement and enhance the surrounding neighborhood
  • Named after Reno resident, affordable housing advocate and former RHA board member, Reverend Willie J. Wynn

Senior Support

The Willie J. Wynn Apartments will provide support to help residents maintain financial and physical independence through on-site and off-site programs.  Numerous partner agencies will provide consultations, workshops and services:

  • Aging and Disability Resource Center
  • Advocate for Elders for the State of Nevada
  • Food Bank of Northern Nevada
  • Care Chest of Sierra Nevada
  • Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
  • Washoe County Senior Services
  • Nevada Division of Welfare and Supportive Services
  • Local Non-profit organizations

Leasing will begin in Spring 2020.

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