The mission of the Glens Falls Housing Authority is to provide safe,
affordable and quality housing to senior citizens, low-income
families and the disabled in the greater Glens Falls community; to
assure that our properties remain an asset to both the people who
live at them and the community at large; to maintain the fiscal
integrity of our agency as a steward of public funds and to
recognize and work to help develop the housing needs of our
community in the future.
Judge William A. “Bill” Bacas, 82, a life-long resident of
the Glens Falls area, passed away Sunday, May 25, 2014, after an
extended illness, at Westmount Health Facility.
Born Feb. 9, 1932, in Glens Falls, he was the son on the late Gus
(Constantine) and Helen (Eleni) (Contsowmaris) Bacas.
Bill was a 1949 graduate of Glens Falls High School and went on to
obtain his undergraduate degree from the State University of Art &
Science in Utica in 1952...MORE..
The Glens Falls Housing Authority is one of Northern New York’s
premier municipally- based Housing Authority’s. Created in 1966, the
Glens Falls Housing Authority continues to provide safe, maintained
and affordable housing options to individuals and families in Glens
Falls and our surrounding communities. For over 40 years, the Glens
Falls Housing Authority has been an industry leader in providing
quality housing options for senior citizens and families.
The Housing Authority operates three (3) senior citizen high-rise
apartment buildings serving the needs of our senior community.
Stichman Towers and Cronin High Rise are located in the heart of
beautiful downtown Glens Falls. These two locations combined provide
the area with 181 one-bedroom apartments for seniors. Earl Towers,
located near the historic Village Park in downtown Hudson Falls
provides for an additional 75 , one bedroom senior apartments.
Within walking distance of stores, restaurants, health care
facilities, public transportation and entertainment venues, these
senior centers create an ideal residential environment for
In addition, the Housing Authority provides housing for low-income
families at its Larose Garden Apartments. This complex, located in
the western residential neighborhoods of Glens Falls, consists of
fifty (50) one, two or three bedroom apartments, with rental subsidy
available for qualified individuals and families.
The Housing Authority also operates the federally funded Housing
Choice Voucher rental subsidy and First Time Homeowners programs.
These programs assist low-income individuals and families with
rental assistance and first time homeownership throughout Warren
County, the Village of Hudson Falls and the Village of South Glens
Falls. Presently, over 600 families and/or individuals are served by
The Glens Falls Housing Authority has received numerous awards and
recognitions for outstanding management operations. With our highly
qualified staff, having a combined experience of our 100 years in
the operation of housing and housing programs, the Glens Falls
Housing Authority continues its mission of providing safe,
affordable and maintained housing and housing programs.
We hope that you find this website useful. If you have any questions
or are in need of housing assistance, please feel free to contact
our offices at your convenience. We look forward to being of service
Robert J. Landry
Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Application
May 16, 2014