The Timbers – Wheelchair Accessible Housing

Exterior views of the Timbers campusAmenities and Features

The Timbers is a 100-unit, wheelchair accessible housing apartment community for people with physical disabilities, featuring one and two bedroom units. Each unit features roll-in showers, roll-under sinks and counters, accessible switches, weather radios, storage space, and large pantries. We have an accessible outdoor swimming pool for residents, as well as a congregate area for group activities, potlucks, and parties. Our Exercise & Wellness Program is also conveniently located on campus for participating residents.

Other community features include:

  • Large pond with a gazebo
  • Private courtyard koi pond and garden
  • Accessible computer lab
  • Clyde C. Berger Library
  • Security staff (nights and weekends)
  • Group activities such as Garden Club, Book Club, adult learning opportunities, private events, and more!

In addition, the Timbers has three Federal Emergency Management Agency tornado shelters strategically placed around the campus. A HUD Service Coordinator is also on staff to assist residents with annual forms, utility assistance enrollment, nutritional commodities distribution, and more.

A U.S. Housing and Urban Development-funded property built in 1979, the Timbers was the first wheelchair accessible housing community of its kind in the nation. The Timbers has received multiple HUD Property of the Year awards.

Contact Information

For more information about the Timbers or questions about the application, contact Laura Pham, Timbers Admissions & Activities Coordinator, at (316) 652-1530 or The Timbers is located at 2021 N. Old Manor Rd. Wichita,KS 67208.

A printable application to live at the Timbers is located below.
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  • What is the cost of rent?
    Since the Timbers is a HUD property, the cost of your rent depends on your income – typically around 30 percent. The deposit is also income-based. For more detailed information, contact Timbers Admissions at (316) 652-1530 or fill out the form below for more information.
  • Do I have to have a disability to live at the Timbers?
    Yes, you must have a physical disability verified by your physician.
  • Do you allow pets?
    We do allow one pet per apartment; however, the pet must be at least one year old, spayed/neutered, under 25 pounds, and we require verification that the pet has received his/her shots.
  • Do you require references?
    We do require rental references. We also perform criminal and credit checks.
  • Do you provide attendant care?
    No, Timbers residents who require attendant care manage their own aides.

Housing Application

  • Timbers Apartment Application

    Timbers Application. Contact Laura Pham, Timbers Admissions Coordinator, at or (316) 651-1530 for more information or to send your application.