Metowers
Senior Apartments of Pittsburgh

We’re located in Avalon, just 6 miles northwest of downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Besides the proximity to downtown Pittsburgh, Avalon offers convenient local shopping and a variety of dining experiences as well as being minutes away from a number of major shopping malls.

For More Information Call the office at (412) 734-4111 or  use our online submission form


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“Everyone is welcome to be involved! I’ve lived at Metowers for 13 years and I’ve been a member of the council for 12 of those years. We are always looking for more residents to become involved in our community life. We organize a variety of holiday events, Friday pot-lucks, numerous activities such as Wii bowling, Bingo, and evening guest lectures on a wide range of subjects.”

- Gladys Westman, Former President, Resident Council


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Approved HUD / Equal Opportunity Housing member.


Building Requirements:

To be eligible for occupancy, persons must be 62 years of age or older or 18 years of age or older if physically disabled and applying for a designated accessible unit with special design features for the physically disabled. If you are requesting a mobility impaired unit, proper verification is required and you must complete a checklist to determine eligibility for a mobility impaired unit that appears on the Pre-Application.

HUD requires full financial disclosure for all applicants. Applicants must qualify under income limits set forth by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. All income is to be included except that approved for exclusion by HUD. In addition, Methods, Inc. required that Rental, Credit, and Criminal Background History be acceptable.

Apartment Types & Availability:

Metowers is approved by HUD for Section 8 subsidies. Rent is based on 30% of your adjusted gross income. Please Contact our office for questions regarding unit availability at (412) 734-4111.

Avalon, PA:

"The Borough of Avalon, located 6 miles northwest of Pittsburgh, is where 4,705 residents call home (Source: 2010 Census). Just .6 square miles nestled along the banks of the Ohio River, Avalon offers many big city amenities. Residents have access to an excellent public transportation system and is conveniently located to State Route 65 and Interstates 79 and 279.

Avalon's close proximity to Pittsburgh allows sports fans to have a variety of teams to follow from college action football and basketball to professional football, hockey and baseball. The cultural district offers endless theater, symphony and concert possibilities throughout the year and will satisfy anyone's entertainment needs. Avalon offers convenient local shopping and a variety of dining experiences as well as being minutes away from a number of major shopping malls.

Northgate School District keeps families involved with Friday night football games and the Homecoming Parade in the fall, various band and chorus concerts and other sports throughout the year and finally bringing the school year to a close with the spring musical. Annual community events keep residents busy with 5K races, church festivals, boys baseball and girls softball organizations, fireworks and "dumpster" days keep the residents involved and proud of living in Avalon Borough."

-Borough of Avalon.org

"I have been a resident at Metowers almost four years. I love my apartment and I feel very comfortable and safe. The most important part of being a resident is the tremendous job that is being handled by the office personnel, the maintenance staff and the service coordinator. They are the best and are here for all the residents no matter what situation arises. My family and friends are also happy for me that I live in an environment where they do not have to worry about me."

- R. Pospychala, Resident