Franklin Park West

Franklin Park West - Located at Franklin Park West, off Franklin Street, Vernon-Rockville, CT

Franklin Park West is a federally-funded complex consisting of one-bedroom garden-style apartments located in a beautiful park setting. This complex is made up of 16 single-level buildings, 4 apartments per building, for a total of 64 units.

The eligibility requirements to reside at Franklin Park West are:

  1. applicants must be 62 years of age or older; or this complex is also open to the disabled/handicapped
  2. applicants must be income-eligible
  3. applicants must pass our "screening" process


  • Rent based on income
  • Heat, hot water, cold water, and electricity included in rent

The Facility & Dwelling Units

  • Each unit equipped with stove and refrigerator
  • Emergency call-for-aid system in each unit
  • Units are cable ready
  • Smoke detector system
  • On-site laundry facility
  • Community rooms with puzzles, games and the Wii™ Entertainment System. Community dining room is equipped with a full kitchen facility
  • Newsletter and social clubs organized by residents
  • Pets that meet VHA guidelines are allowed
  • For those who qualify, the Community Renewal Team (CRT) serves lunch in the community dining room on weekdays for a small donation

In search of housing in the Town of Vernon?

The waiting list for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program is currently CLOSED. However, we are accepting applications for the Public Housing Program and the Pitkat Congregate Living Center. Please review the details of each program to see if you or your family qualify. Be advised that all housing sites under the Vernon Housing Authority are subject to a waiting list at this time.  

Public Housing and Congregate Housing Waiting Lists are OPEN! Click here to request an application