Helping America's most vulnerable®

Sumby Senior Housing

Sumby Senior Housing

240 Visger Road
River Rouge, MI 48218


  • 1BR
  • 55 Units
  • SeniorsWe provide housing for seniors who want to live independent lifestyles where they can thrive and age in place.
  • Equal Housing Opportunity
  • Handicap accessible
  • Partnership for Sustainable Communities


Constructed in 2006, this inviting 55-unit one-bedroom community for low-income seniors age 62 and older is situated in a residential neighborhood near senior centers, libraries, transportation and diverse places of worship. Sumby is named after the historic Sumby Hospital which was formerly located on this site.


  • Gated well-lit parking lot with security system that controls access to the parking lot and building
  • Community room with big screen TV
  • Arts and crafts
  • Bingo
  • Religious service available
  • Walk-free chair and low impact excercise with well-balanced diet information available
  • Sitting area
  • Library
  • Meals-on-wheels
  • Free prescription delivery
  • Laundry room
  • Beauty/barber salon

How to Apply

Each Volunteers of America property has its own leasing office and its own application process.

Please contact each property directly if you or someone you know is interested in applying for an affordable apartment in one of our communities. The property staff can answer your questions regarding apartment availability, rent, income requirements or restrictions and how to obtain an application to apply for housing.

View our Resident Selection Guidelines.