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Modern. Accessible.

Who We Are

CDS Housing, a CDS Life Transitions company, offers high-quality, accessible, and affordable community-based housing.Serving seniors, families, veterans, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and other unique populations, CDS Housing is an integrated community to call your own.

CDS Housing was the first of its kind in New York State: a mission based non-profit committed to providing the supports that unique populations need to live and thrive in their communities.

Where Comfort Meets Safety

    • Quality, state-of-the-art, affordable housing communities that provide comfort and security in an integrated environment
    • Close to a variety of community services including shopping centers, local restaurants, stores & bus routes
    • Modern amenities
    • Safe, comfortable apartments offer residents independent living with an inclusive community setting
    • On-site socialization, entertainment, and events
    • CDS Housing partners with local community-based providers to offer service coordination, recreation and support to the building

Ready to make a difference?

CDS Life Transitions is always looking for compassionate and dedicated individuals to join our growing team.

Our Team

  • Andrew Sewnauth
    Andrew Sewnauth
    Andrew Sewnauth, MBA, MDiv
    Chief Executive Officer, CDS Life Transitions
    Executive Director, CDS Monarch
    Andrew Sewnauth joined CDS Monarch in 2005 when he began his career as a direct support professional and has served in numerous capacities since his start. He is the Executive Director of CDS Monarch, with responsibilities for all day-to-day operations as well as administrative functions. As Chief Executive Officer for CDS Life Transitions, he supports all affiliates through strategic leadership.
  • Robin Rubado
    Robin Rubado
    Robin Rubado
    Senior Project Manager
    Robin has over 30 years of experience in Affordable Housing; holding positions such as VP of Housing, Director of Asset Management, Sr. Project Manager, and Director of Compliance. She has a degree in Business and holds the following designations, CPM, HCCP, C3P, COS, STAR, Shining STAR, LRM. Robin is a licensed Real Estate Salesperson and a Notary in the State of New York. She has vast experience working with agencies in multiple states as well as experience in Project Management and Program Compliance; such as HUD, DHCR, Tax Credit, Rural Development, and HOME. Robin’s commitment is results driven while maintaining honesty, and integrity, and always achieving the customers’ goals.
  • Brian Kehoe
    Brian Kehoe
    Brian Kehoe
    Project Manager

    Brian is involved in all facets of the development of Affordable Housing, including preparation of funding applications, community relations, and management of construction budgeting. He has a Master’s degree in Urban Planning from the University of Buffalo and brings years of experience in municipal planning, infrastructure funding, transportation planning, and farmland preservation.
  • Renee Klatt
    Renee Klatt
    Renee Klatt
    Asset Manager
    Renee has over 20 years of experience in Affordable Housing, holding positions such as Community Manager, Senior Property and Regional Manager, and Compliance Manager. With a degree in business management, Renee holds the following designations: C3P, TCS, TCSA, COS, STAR 515, HQSS and is licensed as a Real Estate Sales person. She has vast knowledge and experience working with local and state agencies, and compliance programs such as HOME, HHAP, NYSHCR, Rural Development and HUD; administering and maintaining grant awards, including compliance and regulation for ESSHI, SPC, PSH, SHP, and other housing grants..

The Time to Start Living an Independent and Fulfilled Life is Now.

Get in touch to learn more about what CDS Housing can do for you and your family.