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Accessible Housing

Laura Wallerstein

The Laura Wallerstein Apartment Building has 12 PHFA subsidized one-bedroom apartments and six unsubsidized one bedroom apartments. All monthly rents include utilities (i/e heat, light and water). The building is located on a bluff overlooking Presque Isle Bay.


Laura Wallerstein Apartments
956 West 2nd St.
Erie, PA 16507-1066


From Interstate 90 - travel north on Interstate 79 to Cranberry Street - turn right and proceed to West 5th Street - turn left onto West 5th Street and travel to Cascade Street - turn left onto Cascade and proceed to West Second Street. Apartments are located at intersection of West Second Street and Cascade.


1. Coin operated laundry facilities
2. Wheelchair roll-in shower
3. Lower wall mounted light controls and thermostat
4. Wheelchair cut outs where necessary
5. Electronically controlled building and apartment access


If you would like further information regarding the programs/services offered and eligibility requirements please contact the Residence Coordinator at:

Erie Independence House, Inc
1611 Peach Street, Suite 145
Erie, PA 16501-2120

Phone: (814) 461-9188
Fax: (814) 461-0232
Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 4:30PM

The Laura Wallerstein Apartment Building has 12 PHFA subsidized one-bedroom apartments.
The Laura Wallerstein handicapped accessible apartment boasts beautifully landscaped grounds, a picnic shelter and views of the Lake Erie Bayfront.
The Laura Wallerstein  Apartment for the mobility impaired sits on  a bluff above the Lake Erie Bayfront.  Residents enjoy a sweeping view of the lake, marina and our famous Lake Erie Sunsets.