Blackbird Apartments

1455 Meadow Lark Lane
Kansas City, KS 66102

This is ASI's largest section 811 affordable apartment community for adults with physical disabilities; it is named after the popular Beatles song "Blackbird." It is also the Kansas state bird. At Blackbird Apartments residents have their own apartment and the opportunity to arrange their own supportive living services. Qualifying households pay rent based on 30% of household monthly income. Income limits apply, but no minimum income is required to qualify.

To apply for housing online: click the housing application button and follow the instructions. When you are done, click the upload application button and follow the instructions on that page.

Applications can be mailed or faxed to our office, and that information is located on the application itself. You can contact this property directly at 913-287-5567 or call 800-466-7722 for more information.


  • Accessible spacious kitchen
  • Large accessible bathrooms
  • Generous closet and storage space
  • Carpeted bedroom & living room
  • Lever-action door handles
  • Roll-in showers


  • 32 accesssible 1 & 2 bedroom apartments
  • Controlled access entry system
  • Open entry and lobby
  • Outdoor patio
  • Elevator service
  • Multi-purpose community room
  • Raised electrical outlets
  • Lowered light switches
  • On-site laundry facilities


  • Households pay 30% of monthly income for rent
  • Rent is subsidized by HUD
  • All utilities covered except electricity


  • Must have a qualifying disability
  • Pass criminal, credit, rental history check
  • Income limits apply
  • Security deposit required