New Star Apartments provides six affordable one-bedroom apartments in Flossmoor, IL. These apartments provide permanent supportive housing for adults with developmental disabilities that is well-integrated into the surrounding neighborhood. The apartments provide an opportunity for people with disabilities who do not require 24-hour care to live independently with some supportive services.
The building is located in walking distance to a Metra stop and downtown Flossmoor, allowing residents to be integrated into the community. The programming provided by New Star Services teaches residents the necessary life skills to live as independently as possible. The building program and design support that goal. The project is the first of its kind in Illinois and serves as an excellent model to replicate in other communities.