Samuel J. Simmons NCBA Estates


Samuel J. Simmons NCBA Estates (SJS NCBA Estates) is an independent affordable elderly age-restricted community or persons with mobility, hearing or visual impairments. SJS NCBA Estates offers apartment accommodations with government subsidized rent for those who meet both the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Section 202/8 and the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program eligibility requirements.


This 10-story brick, elevator building constructed in 1981 consists of 174 one-bedroom units and was substantial rehabilitation in 2012 using low income housing tax credits. Conveniently located in the District of Columbia’s Columbia Heights neighborhood, SJS NCBA Estates is a thriving community, designed to meet the needs and wants of senior adults, age 62 years of age or persons with mobility, hearing or visual impairments. Over 180 seniors call SJS NCBA Estates their home. All apartments are equipped with individually controlled heating and air conditioning, emergency pull cord system, energy saver appliances, smoke detectors, garbage disposals and more.


For your convenience, we have two elevators and a controlled-entry access system, which provides for your peace of mind. The community offers laundry facilities on site. You can enjoy a good workout in the fitness center or challenge a fellow resident to a game of billiards. Enjoy popcorn and a movie in the 60-seat theater, socialize with friends in the multi-purpose room, or meet new friends at our community events. In addition, when your family comes to town, there’s no need to get a hotel; you can reserve the hospitality suite instead.