Frequently Asked Questions for Senior Living

  • Q: How much does it cost to apply at Kavod Senior Life?
  • A: It is free to apply for housing and to be added to the waitlist. You will not be asked to pay any money until you have signed your lease and receive possession of an apartment. At that time, you will be required to pay for the rent, security deposit, and dining services program.

  • Q: How much does it cost to live at Kavod Senior Life?
  • A: Kavod Senior Living has two pricing structures, subsidized and non-subsidized (also called market rate). Please visit our Application & Availability page for more information.

  • Q: How long is your wait list?
  • A: Our wait list times can vary from month to month so it is best to contact our Leasing Coordinator to get the most up to date information. You can reach our Leasing Coordinator at 303.399.1146.

  • Q: Do I need to apply for a separate housing subsidy to live at Kavod Senior Living?
  • A: No, Kavod works in tandem with the HUD program, so you only need to fill out one application for an apartment and the subsidy.

  • Q: Is the dining program mandatory for Kavod Senior Living? Why?
  • A: Yes, Kavod Senior Living serves dinner 6 days per week, Sunday through Friday. Currently the meal program cost is $220 per month. A meal subsidy may be available to individuals who qualify. We find that the meal program is an important service in helping residents remain independent for as long as possible.

  • Q: What if I need assisted living?
  • A. Kavod also offers Assisted Living that provides assistance with medication and all the activities of daily living, as well as 3 meals each day. Contact our Leasing Coordinator for further details or visit our Assisted Living pages.

  • Q: Do you have two-bedroom apartments?
  • A: No, Kavod Senior Living only offers one bedroom and studio apartments.

  • Q: Do you have furnished apartments?
  • A: No, all Kavod Senior Living apartments are unfurnished.

  • Q: Can I choose where my apartment will be located?
  • A: Apartments are leased to applicants on a first come, first serve basis. If an applicant does not accept an apartment when offered, their name is removed from the top of the waiting list and the applicant must reapply.

  • Q: Why do I have to provide financial and medical expense information on my application?
  • A: Rent at Kavod Senior Living is based on a number of factors including income, assets and various eligible medical expenses. The information you provide is then verified by a third party to determine a person’s eligibility for the HUD subsidy program and the amount of the resident’s rent. Information obtained is strictly confidential and your privacy is carefully guarded.

  • Q: Do you have to be Jewish to live at Kavod?
  • A: No. We pride ourselves on being a community that is open to all, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, familial status, or sexual orientation.

  • Q: I need to move immediately. Do you give any preference to individuals in need?
  • A: We are governed by state and federal fair housing law which prohibits us from giving preferential treatment to any individual. The only exception would be individuals that are victims of a Presidential declared disaster such as Hurricane Katrina. These individuals may be eligible to receive priority on our waitlist.

  • Q: Is Kavod Senior Life a safe place to live?
  • A: Kavod Senior Living and Kavod Assisted Living are both located in the desirable Cherry Creek neighborhood. The entrances to Kavod’s campus are controlled access, though as with any community, safety or security cannot be guaranteed. Kavod has video security monitors throughout the facility and onsite night managers. We recommend that applicants check with the local police department to make an informed decision.


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