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Arlington Accessible Housing Bulletin




Issue: #011

Date: March 29, 2012



Buchanan Gardens has 15 accessible, newly renovated units available now!



Buchanan Gardens is currently accepting applications for newly renovated, income restricted, accessible apartments. 


The renovations include new kitchens, bathrooms, appliances, windows, HVAC systems, etc.  In addition, the property will have an accessible community room and play ground. 


To begin the process for your new apartment home, contact the leasing office for an application. The application can be either faxed, mailed or emailed back to the leasing office.                                



One Bedroom Rent $1,131.00



*Residents are responsible for paying their own utilities, which will include heating and cooling (gas and electric), hot water, cooking gas and electric for lighting.

Security Deposit: $250 for a one bedroom, $350 for a 2 bedroom and $450 for a 3 bedroom, up to one month’s rent, depending on credit.

Application Fee: $50 for every leaseholder over 18 years of age, $35 for each occupant over 18.

Pets: Cats are permitted.  $400 pet fee (non-refundable) and $30 a month fee per pet. Maximum of 2 cats per apartment.


Income Requirements:

Current Income Limits:

Household Size/Max Annual Income   

1/$45,180   2/$51,600   3/$58,080   4/$64,500   5/$69,660   6/$74,820

(Income restrictions are subject to change)


Accessible Features:

  • In units, all doors have 36” openings.
  • Doors have levered handles
  • Main entry doors to units have two peepholes, one standard and another lowered All outlets, switches and thermostats are at accessible heights, flooring in the kitchen and bathroom will be ceramic tile Carpet in bedrooms and living rooms is low pile.
  • Front approach, roll under sinks
  • Appliances have the required clearances and front controls Lowered counter heights Grab bars at the commode and shower roll-in showers VHI units will have strobe and horn smoke detector system.

Property Features

  • One ADA compliant laundry room.
  • Leasing office and adjoining community room are ADA compliant.
  • Community room will host resident services program for the property including resident meetings, various classes and seminars and computer room.
  • Accessible parking spaces available throughout the surface parking lot.
  • Email Marketing You Can Trust


For more information on these units, contact:

Gabriela Montufar

Property Manager

Buchanan Gardens

914 S Buchanan Street

Arlington, VA 22204





If you lease one of these units, or any unit advertised in this bulletin, please let us know by emailing us

The landlord accepts Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8) and Housing Grants rental assistance. Income limits do not apply to persons receiving rental assistance. For more information on rental assistance, contact the Arlington County Department of Human Services at 703-228-1450.

The Accessible/Affordable Housing Bulletin is a service of the Arlington County Office of Human Rights, EEO and ADA.


Arlington Office of Human Rights, EEO and ADA



2100 Clarendon Blvd. Suite 318

Arlington, VA 22201


For information about this list, contact Anna Maynard at amaynard@arlingtonva.us