|  222 East Second St Watkins Glen, NY 14891 |  607-535-2640

Jefferson Village

Jefferson Village Apartments is located on Seneca lake in downtown historic Watkins Glen. Jefferson Village Apartments offers senior citizens and/or those who are disabled a New Beginning in a comfortable apartment community located within a safe neighborhood where tenants can share recreational and social activities.

Management of Jefferson cares about the quality of your home. There are responsible maintenance and housekeeping staff on site to take care of any repairs necessary in your home and the property.

Jefferson Village is dedicated to creating a stimulating environment that fosters new beginnings for tenants so they can enjoy life in a relaxing and comfortable atmosphere. Jefferson Village holds the tenant’s safety and happiness as their highest priority.

Jefferson Village Apartments is Section 8 housing; a senior, low-income housing apartment complex with 48 units subsidized by the federal government's HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division).


Municipal Electric Rates
Off-Street Parking
Emergency E-Call System
On-Site Mailboxes
Elevator/ Chair Lifts
Handicap Accessible
On-Site Laundry
Lawn Care
In-House Maintenance
Public Transportation
Community Vegetable Garden
24 hour Emergency Maintenance
Mobile Food Pantry Site
Gated Back Entrance
Controlled Access Entry
Outside Smoking Area
Coffee/Tea Bar
Outside Sitting Areas
Snow Removal
Outside Grilling/Picnic Area
On-Site Management
On-Site Library
Security Surveillance System
Scheduled Community Events
Community Room with cable television, internet and a full kitchen
Blocks from local banking, shopping and restaurants

Unit Information

Bathroom Grab Bars
Energy Saving Windows
Intercom System
Cable and Internet Ready
Energy Star Appliances
Decorative Blinds
Fully Equipped Kitchen
Programmable Thermostats
Deluxe Cabinetry
Water, Sewage & Trash Included
Emergency Pull Cords
Deluxe Countertops

*This is only a representation, decor, appliances, and other elements will vary


To qualify for Jefferson Village, applicants must be 62 years of age or older, or be disabled (at least 18 years of age) and meet HUD’s income guidelines and requirements for subsidized housing. Jefferson Village is only allowed to take applicants who are at or below 50% of the area medium income. HUD determines these limits and updates them on an annual basis. To find out if you qualify, contact us today.

Area Median Income


Tenants pay 30% of their adjusted gross income including an allowance for utilities.


Downloadable applications can be submitted by email, mailed to the office or dropped off at the office during normal business hours. If you need an application mailed to you, please Contact Us and we will mail you the necessary paperwork.

You can also apply online. Once you submit your application you will receive a waiting list control number along with a registration code to create an account within the Applicant Portal. Creating an account is not required but by doing so it will enable you to update your application, see your position on the waiting list and upload required documents to the leasing office.

When filling out an online application, please complete and return the following documents to the leasing office either by the Applicant Portal, mail, email, or fax.

Applicant Documents

Applicant Portal Information


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Available Units

There are NO units currently available. The wait list is OPEN. Everyone is encouraged to complete an application to get on the waiting list.