George M. Rhodes Apartments

Reading Housing Authority owns and manages George M. Rhodes Apartments, which is located at 815 Franklin Street, Reading, Pennsylvania. This 156-unit High Rise Development for older adults and persons with disabilities offers modern, maintenance-free, affordable housing in a pleasant, safe environment.


  • Efficiency and 1-bedroom units
  • Efficiency units available
  • Handicapped-accessible units available
  • Modern kitchen appliances
  • 1 full bath with shower
  • Closet space
  • Window shades provided
  • Smoke detectors-Central Fire Monitor
  • Attractive community rooms
  • Landscaped sitting areas
  • Small pets welcomed with refundable pet deposit
  • Laundromat
  • Limited on-site parking
  • Community Policing security measures
  • Secured entry doors
  • Security entrance intercom system
  • Internally monitored security cameras
  • Central trash collection and recycling
  • On-site maintenance team
  • 24-hour emergency service
  • On-site management staff
  • Resident Association
  • Close to downtown shopping areas
  • Near public transportation
  • Banks within walking distance
  • Pharmacies nearby
  • Close to hospitals and medical services
  • Close to neighborhood religious institutions
  • Off-street parking available
  • Social Service Coordination
  • Programs to promote self-sufficiency

Rent is based on 30% of adjusted income.  Rent includes all utilities (water, sewer, trash, electric, hot water and heat). 

More information on public housing is available at HUD’s website


Reading Housing Authority
400 Hancock Boulevard
Reading, PA   19611

The Reading Housing Authority will not deny any family or individual the opportunity
to apply for or receive assistance under the public housing program on the basis of race, color, sex,
religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, age, family or marital status, handicap, or disability.