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Front entrance of Timbers apartment

The Timbers promotes independent living for people with disabilities.


“I love living at the Timbers because it is accessible, friendly and I’ve made a lot of friends. A lot of apartment communities really don’t feel like home, but the Timbers truly is home for me.”

— Nancy Miller, Timbers resident


Special events are scheduled for residents at the Timbers.


Housing – The Timbers

The Timbers is an independent living option for people with disabilities and the elderly developed by CPRF and located on its campus in Wichita, Kan.

The 100-unit apartment community, which opened in 1979, is the first such facility in the nation. It was funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (202 section 8) for people with disabilities.

Modifications for accessibility are incorporated throughout the community, including: roll-in showers, roll-under sinks and counters; automatic doors; accessible switches; adapted laundry facilities; and an accessible, outdoor swimming pool.

View of Timbers interior courtyard

The scenic courtyard at The Timbers.

“I love the landscape and the natural beauty of the Timbers.”

— David Rundle, Timbers apartment complex resident and Wichita Eagle and CPRF Report newsletter columnist

Residents - from singles to families - enjoy the freedom of independent living while participating in community-based groups, such as the Residents' Council and the Timbers Legislative Committee.

Community safety is promoted by on-call staff and security monitoring, and the Timbers is gated to minimize through traffic. The community is also conveniently located near Wichita State University - a feature attractive to those who attend college.

Timbers units are currently available for people seeking accessible housing.

To request a Tour of the Timbers or with questions, call (316) 688-1888 or (800) 550-5804 for more information.

CPRF does business in accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law (The Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988) which states, in part, that it is illegal to discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin. The Timbers received a portion of its funding from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka — Affordable Housing Program.

Equal Housing Opportunity