The newly constructed Avalon Somers Apartments are in a newly constructed residential community of 152 apartments of which 10 are fair and affordable. The one bedroom/one bath apartments are +/‐ 844 to +/‐977sq.ft.; the two bedroom/two bath, +/‐1194 to +/‐1206 sq. ft. They have in‐unit washers/dryers. All appliances are Energy Star rated. Common amenities include a fitness center, outdoor swimming pool with sun deck, barbecue area, on‐site parking, and outdoor play area for children. Avalon Somers is pet friendly.

Avalon Somers is located in the hamlet of Baldwin Place in the Town of Somers in northern Westchester. Somers adjoins the towns of North Salem to the east, Carmel in Putnam County to the north, Town of Yorktown to the west and towns of Lewisboro, Bedford and New Castle to the south. The Town occupies 33 square miles, most of which is located in the Croton Watershed, which is part of the New York City reservoir system.

Avalon Somers is located off of Route 6 which is a major east‐west highway. Major shopping is available at the Somers Commons Shopping Center which is adjacent to Avalon Somers. It has a Super Stop & Shop, a pharmacy, bakery, bank, Home Goods, Chili’s restaurant and more. Jefferson Valley Mall is a nearby major retail center with Macy’s and Sear’s.

The Westchester BeeLine Bus System offers two buses directly from the Somers Commons Shopping Center. The #16 bus departs to Peekskill once an hour from 8 a.m. through 10 p.m. and the #77 is a commuter bus to White Plains. The #15 bus stops in Yorktown Heights and stops locally between Yorktown and White Plains.

Croton Falls, Purdy’s and Goldens Bridge on the Harlem line are the closest Metro North Stations. The train provides access to Manhattan via Grand Central Terminal and services White Plains along the way.

The Taconic Parkway provides easy car access to lower Westchester and New York City and to points north. It is served by Somers Central School District.

Somers offers extensive recreational facilities, including Reis Park, Lasdon Park & Arboretum,Muscott Farm and the Angle Fly Preserve. The Parks & Recreation Department provides diversified programs for all ages. The YMCA offers before and after school programming and a summer camp.

Somers is known for being the “cradle of the American circus”. Hachaliah Bailey erected the Elephant Hotel in honor of his elephant that toured in the oldstyle circus; it is now Town Hall.

Eligibility Requirements: In order to qualify for the apartments, household income must be at or below 50 percent and up to 60 percent area median income for Westchester County. See HUD Income Guidelines.

The Avalon Somers Details:

Unit Type Quantity Monthly Rent Floor Plans



Floor plan

One-Bedroom 6 $1,235 Floor plan
Two-Bedroom 3 $1,497 Floor plan

Applications Due: Lottery is complete, Applications are still being accepted and will be placed on waiting list.

For More Information and How to Apply: Applications are currently available in English and Spanish. Please see the Brochure, which is also available in Spanish. For more information, contact the Housing Action Council by e-mail at, or by phone at (914)-332-4144.

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