Bragg Towers

George Bragg Towers

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Description of George Bragg Towers

George E. Bragg Towers is composed of 126 apartments primarily one bedroom units for the elderly and disabled.   It is located at 115 Dewitt Ave in the city of Elmira.

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      The apartments are primarily one-bedroom units (542 square feet). There are sixteen apartments which have been modified for ease of use by persons with disabilities. Each dwelling unit comes equipped with a stove and refrigerator. Heating is by means of a central boiler. Bragg Towers has an in-house laundry facility for resident use.

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    Residents request service and repairs from the Elmira Housing Authority Developments Office at (607) 737–7130. Emergency or after-hours service calls are handled through an emergency answering service, which contacts a member of the Housing Authority maintenance crew.

    After hours Emergency call Number (607) 739-1144


    Residents of Bragg Towers enjoy the services of an Elderly Service Coordinator.  This individual assists individual tenants with such matters as transportation to medical appointments, paperwork and qualifications for Medicare/Medicaid/EPIC, application for Home Health Aide service, and many other needs.

    Bragg Towers is also home to one of the sites of the Chemung County Nutrition Project. This service offers qualified tenants and nearby eligible citizens a nutritionally balance, healthy meal up to five times a week during the lunch time.

    There is an active tenant association at Bragg Towers. The organization has monthly meetings to plan social and other activities as well as discuss issues and items of interest to all residents.

    Bragg Towers is located on a route served by the Chemung County Transit System, which provides the residents with access to local employers, healthcare and educational facilities, and retail shopping.


    737D Reservoir Street
    Elmira, New York 14905
    (607) 737–7100