Bucks Villa

A group residence in New Hope, PA for people living with HIV/AIDS


Bucks Villa is an independent living facility for people who are HIV positive or living with AIDS. The residence is managed by Family Service Association of Bucks County. Residents are single men and women eighteen years of age and older, all of whom are living with a disability documented by the Social Security Administration. All residents are capable of self-care and join in the spirit of communal living. The Villa is an environment free of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.

The goals of Bucks Villa are to:

  1. Provide permanent housing
  2. Facilitate independence in all areas of residents’ lives

The Villa

Bucks Villa is a beautiful, private home in New Hope, Pennsylvania that has eight single-occupancy tenant units and a residential staff unit. Each room is comfortably furnished, rent subsidized, cable ready and has a private bath. Common areas include:

  • Large living room
  • Den
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facility
  • Expansive deck

The Neighborhood

Located in a residential neighborhood of New Hope, the area is ideal for those who enjoy the arts and the outdoors. The following amenities are within walking distance of the Villa:

  • Banking
  • Grocery
  • Pharmacy
  • Post office
  • Library
  • Several places of worship
  • Shops
  • Art galleries
  • Restaurants
  • Bucks County Playhouse
  • Delaware Canal State Park

Eligibility

All applicants must be:

  • 18 years of age or older and in need of housing (i.e. no other reliable option)
  • HIV positive as per medical documentation
  • Certified by a physician as free of readily communicable disease (i.e. active TB)
  • Sober and drug-free
  • Able and willing to assume responsibility of independent living including self-care
  • Able and willing to interact in group activities for mutual support and household management
  • Willing to be actively involved in Medical Case Management with Family Service

In addition, applicants must also:

  • Meet current income eligibility requirements of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Agree to pay a rental fee according to a formula approved by HUD
  • Have a valid social security number

Applicants do not need to be current residents of Bucks County or Pennsylvania.

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Bucks Villa, Inc. is handicap accessible and is an equal opportunity housing provider. Business is conducted in accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law. Services and employment are provided without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, handicap or sexual orientation.

Want to speak with us?

Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

Need to talk?: 215-355-6000

Housing Link: 1-800-810-4434