Hensler Homes

Reading Housing Authority owns and manages Hensler Homes, which is located at 860 Avenue A, Reading, Pennsylvania. This 102-unit garden-style apartment complex for older adults and persons with disabilities offers modern, maintenance-free, affordable housing in a pleasant, safe environment.


  • 1 bedroom garden-style apartments
  • Handicapped-accessible units available
  • Modern kitchen with stove and refrigerator
  • Spacious living room
  • 1 full bath with shower
  • Closet space
  • Individually controlled heat
  • Central Air Conditioning (additional fee)
  • Washer and dryer hookups
  • Landscaped sitting areas
  • Window shades provided
  • Smoke detectors
  • Small pets welcomed with refundable pet deposit
  • Lawn care and snow removal
  • Central trash collection and recycling
  • On-site parking
  • Community Policing security measures
  • On-site management staff
  • On-site maintenance team
  • 24-hour emergency service
  • Social Service Coordination
  • Community and recreational facilities
  • Modern tot lot
  • Resident Association
  • Public transportation on-site
  • Close to neighborhood religious institutions
  • Located close to the Reading Airport

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 www.hud.gov/renting/phprog.cfm.


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.