One and Two Bedroom, affordable assisted living in spacious private apartments with 24-hour monitoring and assisted living services available on-site; social programming in beautifully appointed community areas, including central dining. Attractive landscaped grounds include patios, walking path, and garden plots.

The Rose of Dubuque
3390 Lake Ridge Drive
Dubuque, IA  52003

(70 units)

Carol Sheets, Administrator
Office: 563-556-1977 ext. 2
Fax: 563-845-7200

Unit Floor Plans

Unit A – 1 Bedroom

Unit A1 – 1 Bedroom

Unit B – 1 Bedroom

Unit C – 1 Bedroom

Unit D – 1 Bedroom

Unit E – 2 Bedroom

Unit F  – 1 Bedroom

Unit G – 1 Bedroom

Property Amenities

  • 24-hour emergency response monitoring on-site
  • On-site assisted living services
  • Central dining in atrium setting
  • Theater/Chapel with internet connection
  • Community Room with kitchen, table games, and access to patio, walkway and waterfall
  • Sunroom, with large-screen TV, Wii games, and access to potting room, gardens, patio, and walkway
  • Craft/Hobby/Meeting Room
  • Wood-paneled Card/Game Room with fireplace and beverage bar
  • Exercise Room with weights, cycling, and raised exercise platform
  • Computer Den with wireless internet
  • Library/reading area with fireplace
  • Two assisted bathing areas with whirlpool bath
  • Beauty/Barber Salon
  • Front porch and patio with outdoor seating
  • Rear patios with outdoor seating, waterfall, and gardens
  • Walkway around building, with landscaped grounds
  • Laundry facilities on each floor

Unit Features

  • Spacious 1- or 2-BR apartments
  • Fully-equipped kitchen, incl. dishwasher & disposal
  • Kitchen desk, island, or breakfast counter
  • Mini-blinds on all windows
  • Bathroom vanity and dressing area with large closet
  • Shower with built-in seat
  • Walk-in storage closet within unit
  • Neutral color carpeting and walls
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling Fans

Income Guidelines

Guidelines are based on the median income for Dubuque County and are subject to change.

NOTE: These ranges are for MAXIMUM income limits only. Minimum income limits are based on individual cases depending on assistance available.

Income cannot EXCEED these guidelines at the time of move-in.

Effective Date of MAXIMUM Income Limits – 5/15/2023.

There are three levels of MAXIMUM Income Limits for each household size:

Household of 1 person:
$25,960 / $32,450 / $38,940

Household of 2 persons:
$29,640 / $37,050 / $44,460

Rental Rates: Effective 01/01/2024
(subject to change)

1 BR: $712 – $805/mo.
2 BR: $830/mo.

PBV Units: The Rose, in collaboration with the Dubuque Housing Authority, offers a limited number of subsidized rents on designated apartments. These units are subject to additional requirements; for qualified applicants, rents for these units are 30% of the resident’s income.

Applicants interested in a subsidized unit must apply to Dubuque Housing Authority’s PBV waitlist. This application is available online at:

Online applications are only accepted on the 3rd Wednesday of the month and at no other time. Accessing the link on a different date will not display any open waitlists.

Completion of waitlist application does not guarantee a unit; this is subject to availability, income qualification, and other requirements. Applicants may also complete the Preliminary Application at the top of this page, or contact the Administrator for more information.

Application Fees:
$26.00 per person (nonrefundable); $75.00 per person (nonrefundable) for in-home health and medical status evaluation by Open Arms Home Health Care and required by Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals.

Square Footage:
1 BR = 690-826 sq. ft.
2 BR = 849 sq. ft.

Garage: None. Off-street parking.

Bathrooms: 1 bath per residential unit. Public restrooms in public areas.

Laundry Facilities: Two central laundry facilities on each floor for use by all residents.

Additional Amenities: Central Dining Room with Meal Service, Nurses’ Office, Assisted Living Services, 24-hour Emergency Response Pendant System, 2 Assisted Bathing Areas with whirlpool bath, Activity/Socialization Programming, Community Room with patio, Sunroom with patio and access to gardens/potting room, Library/Reading Mezzanine with fireplace, Theater/Chapel, Card Room with fireplace, Craft/Hobby Room, Computer Den with wireless internet throughout the building, Exercise Room, Beauty/Barber Salon, and Guest Suite.

Utilities: Gas and electric are included in the unit rent.

Deposit: $800 security deposit (refundable).

Community Information

City of Dubuque