Colony Plaza , located in the center of Excelsior Springs, is a beautifully-maintained high-rise building with 111 one-bedroom apartments for elderly residents. The property offers easy access to the downtown area, with on-site parking and public transportation nearby. Its outdoor grounds are well-landscaped and include benches and a picnic area. Recently, Colony Plaza's ground-floor community room was completely renovated, including the installation of a new full kitchen for use by resident groups. Section 8 rent subsidies are available to income-qualified applicants. Professional management, including 24-hour emergency response, is provided by Preservation Housing Management (PHM).