About Lutheran Towers
Lutheran Towers is a 93 unit affordable housing community serving limited income senior citizens age 62 and older, as well as the mobility impaired. Lutheran Towers is owned by Our `Savior’s Lutheran Development Corporation, a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) charitable entity registered in the State of California, Rents are subsidized by the federal government through the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Section 8 / 202 Program. Persons eligible for subsidy will pay no more than 30% of their adjusted gross annual income for rent. Upon income verification, background check and credit history check, applicants will be placed on the waiting list, provided they have been determined to be eligible for residency.
Specific eligibility requirements are provided in the resident selection plan.
Lutheran Towers aims to provide safe, decent, and affordable housing for its residents. CARING Housing Ministries is the management agent, and takes pride in this community and in its selection of staff.
Lutheran Towers features one-bedroom apartments to accommodate households ranging from one to three persons. Each apartment comes cable television ready, and is equipped with a stove, refrigerator, carpeting, and either a patio or balcony area. Laundry facilities with coin-operated washers and dryers are provided, and a spacious community room is available for socializing and other resident activities. Residents may own a small pet. Assigned under-ground parking, when available, is also provided, as well as un-gated outside parking. An Attentive office staff is available during office hours to answer questions, and a fulltime maintenance staff can perform repairs. After hours staff is on-site in the evenings and on weekends. A full-time resident services coordinator is on staff to assist residents in such areas as scheduling of medical appointments, arranging transportation, answering questions related to Medicare & Medi-Cal and obtaining services to support other activities of daily living.
Residents may sign up for the Meals-on-Wheels of Long Beach program, will deliver a daily meal to residents Monday through Friday for a nominal cost.
Lutheran Towers offers a true sense of community, evident in its varied activities. Residents enjoy socializing at holiday celebrations, birthday parties coffee hour, movie nights, potlucks, Resident Association events, and education sessions on topics related to the elderly, healthy lifestyle choices, etc.
Local Community Features
The coastal city of Long Beach is a thriving area with many recreational, cultural, and educational opportunities. The Queen Mary and the Aquarium of the Pacific are just two of the many attractions that draw people from all over the world each year. A wide variety of restaurants, shopping centers, movie theaters other entertainment venues and events await you as a resident of Lutheran Towers. In addition, there are many parks throughout the city, and several of these operate community centers where Seniors can take advantage of classes variety of topics. Some of these include arts and crafts, dance, health and fitness, and support groups. For residents who wish to take full advantage of all that Long Beach has to offer Convention and Visitors Bureau can provide comprehensive list of places to see and things to do. Lutheran Towers is close to municipal bus service lines, as well as the Metro Blue Line light rail system, which connects to the Red Line Subway station enabling residents to travel to Downtown Los Angeles and other outlying areas. Whatever your interest or recreation pastime may be, it is possible to find an activity near Lutheran Towers to fulfill it.
A Place to Call “Home''
Residents of Lutheran Towers know that it is an ideal place to call “home'' many reasons. They enjoy the feeling of being among friends and sharing common interests. Residents like knowing that a conversation and a friendly visit with a neighbor is only a short walk away. This feeling of community helps make living at Lutheran Towers a very pleasant experience for its residents.
Lutheran Towers is an equal opportunity housing provider and is professionally managed by CARING Housing Ministries - A Front Porch Partner.
For Information Contact:
2340 E 4th Street
Long Beach, CA 90814
Office: (562) 433-5787
CARING Housing Ministries
3204 Rosemead Blvd., Suite 100
El Monte, CA 91731
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