Brighton Center

Brighton Properties

Brighton Properties

Brighton Properties was formed in 1997 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Brighton Center, Inc. Brighton Properties is dedicated to providing and maintaining quality services which strengthens self-sufficiency for families. Brighton Properties accomplishes this through affordable housing, property management, facilities management and community development.

Mission Statement

The mission of Brighton Properties is to assist individuals and families in obtaining self-sufficiency by developing housing opportunities that bring stability to families, individuals, and communities. 

We will achieve this mission by:

  • Developing quality affordable housing for both rental and purchase
  • Effectively managing rental properties which ensure decent, safe, and accessible living conditions
  • Developing and maintaining quality service environments that assist Brighton Center in achieving its mission

Core values

  • We believe everyone deserves quality, safe,and affordable housing
  • We respect and embrace the difference in our communities and believe in  equal and equitable access for all housing opportunities
  • We believe that providing a continuum of affordable housing options will help bring stability and financial security to individuals and families          
  • We are advocates for affordable housing policy to protect the interests of low income families
  • We believe that economic diversity is necessary to create a healthy community
  • We believe in a collaborative approach to better serve the families and individuals  in the community
  • We believe in continuous improvement, and strive for excellence in everything we do
  • We believe encouraging community and stakeholder involvement is crucial in the development of our policies, programs, and projects
  • We are accountable to our community, funders, and Board of Directors for the effectiveness of the services we provid
  • Affordable Housing
  • Low-income to moderate income rental housing unit development
  • Facilities management of all Brighton Center buildings
  • Community development and collaborative partnerships

Brighton Properties, Inc. - Board of Directors - Fiscal Year 2018-2019


Damon V. Allen, Chair

Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati


Joe Schamer, Vice Chair

Seco Electric


Laura Sandmann, Secretary

KeyBank Community Development Lending


Alicia B. Townsend, Treasurer

U.S. Bank            


Tim Allison

Turner Construction Company


Aaron Anderson

GBBN Architects, Inc.


Gary Barlow

Huff Real Estate 


Joyce Duve

Newport Commons Resident


Ken Muth

Duke Energy


Julie Schoepf



Tom Stapleton, Member at Large  

Eagle Realty Group


Caroline K. Weltzer

Viox & Viox, Inc.


Why We Do It

One third of the United States lives in rental housing units. Families and individuals who pay more than 30% of their income for housing are considered cost burdened and face financial obstacles to maintaining a decent, safe place to live. Brighton Properties focuses on creating affordable housing units and utilizing support programs in a comprehensive bundling of services.

Apartment Communities

Two Rivers Apartments
411 Elm St. Newport, KY 41071
Phone: 859-431-2166
40 One bedroom units
Must be 62 years of age or older

Austinburg Apartments
411 Patton St. Covington, KY 41014
Phone; 859-291-9047 71
One bedroom units
Must be 62 years of age or older

Saratoga Place Apartments
798 Saratoga St. Newport, KY 41071
Phone: 859-291-6200
96 One bedroom units
Must be 55 years of age or older

Williams Place Apartments
210 Matilda Butler, KY
Phone: 859-472-1860
29 – 1, 2 and 3 Bedroom Units

Newport Commons
Various sites in Newport, KY
Phone: 859-431-2166
12 One bedroom units
Must have a physical disability

Rental Units
725 Central Newport, KY
Phone: 859-291-6200
2 Two bedroom Units