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The construction of Old French Towne provided the community with its first high-rise housing site. This site, located at 600 Nicholas Street, houses 81 elderly, disabled and handicapped persons in one-bedroom units.  The residents can enjoy recreation, laundry and library facilities.  There are weekly bingo games, dinners, church services and other community programs available. Old French Towne was constructed in 1966.

Old French Towne Apartments Address:

600 Nicholas Street, Vincennes, IN 47591

  • All utilities furnished
  • Cable provided for $26/month
  • Stove furnished
  • Refrigerator furnished
  • Garbage disposal provided
  • 24 hr. maintenance
  • Security patrols
  • Laundry facility
  • 24 hr. maintenance
  • Church services

Pick up an application at our office located at 501 Hart Street, Vincennes, IN 47591 inside Piankeshaw Place. All applications must be completely filled out. When your application is complete, call us to schedule an application appointment. We do not accept applications via mail. Background checks are required.

At your appointment, we’ll discuss your application and let you know of anything else required for eligibility. Placement can take between six months to a year. 


We have a no smoking rule in accordance with HUD guidelines. You must be 25 feet from all VHA property to smoke. There is no smoking allowed in any of our apartments. We allow pets with a pet policy and pet deposit. Our pet deposit is $100 for elderly and $200 for family. Only one pet allowed per household, and the pet must be under 25 pounds at full growth. No reptiles, including snakes, spiders, or poisonous pets, are allowed. No pit bulls are allowed on any of our properties.