Garden Village Apartments

221 Fremont St.  West Pittston, PA 18643          570-655-6555

The Garden Village Apartments are owned and operated by ECUMENICAL HOUSING LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (EHLP),  and managed by ECUMENICAL ENTERPRISES, INC. (EEI), a non-profit corporation established in 1968, with seed money contributed by the First Presbyterian Church of Wilkes-Barre, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Scranton, the Jewish Federation of Greater Wilkes-Barre, and the Metropolitan Lutheran council of Wyoming Valley. Garden Village Apartments are supported by Sections 202 and 8 of the National Housing Act, which provide reduced rentals to elderly of extremely low and very low incomes. The complex contains 100 one-bedroom apartments.


Situated in West Pittston Borough, these apartments provide ideal living in a small community environment with nearness to churches, public transportation, shopping areas and recreational facilities.

Extremely Low Income Elderly are Strongly Encouraged to Apply!


  1. All applicants must be 62 years of age or older, or in the case of a married couple, either spouse must be at least 62 or over.

  2. Handicapped and disabled persons as identified by U.S. Department of HUD may also be eligible.

  3. Individual or family income must be within the prescribed limits established by U.S. Department of HUD.

  4. All applicants must accept the terms of a written lease and related building regulations as prescribed by EEI and U. S. Department of HUD. Final admission is based upon the above criteria without regard to race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.


Rentals are based upon 30% of monthly income. EEI will be guided by the appropriate HUD regulations for receiving rent subsidies for the benefit of eligible tenants. Tenants must provide written documentation of the amounts and sources of income.


  1. All Utilities (heat, lights, hot and cold water, cooking)
  2. Electric range
  3. Refrigerator
  4. Off-street parking
  5. Community Room
  6. 24-hour Emergency Maintenance Service
  7. Coin-operated Laundry
  8. Fire Sprinkler System
  9. Fire and smoke detectors
  10. Two Elevators
  11. Solarium (10th-11th floor)
  12. Video surveillance

Income Limits as of March, 2016

Extreme Low
 Extreme High