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Low Income Housing and Subsidized Apartments in Cambridge, MA

Below is the listing of 16 affordable apartments and low-income housing in Cambridge, MA. Some apartments listed here will require prospective residents to meet income eligibility requirements and other guidelines specific to a housing authority, and other properties will be open to all residents needing affordable housing.

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Briston Arms - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family )
Location: Cambridge, MA - 02138-1249
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Details: Briston Arms is conveniently located near the Fresh Pond Shopping Center, Harvard Square, Alewife Station, and all major roads into and around Greater Boston. The Property is also adjacent to beautiful fifty-acre Danehy Park, Cambridge's largest public park, which is open year-round and includes playgrounds, bocce and horseshoe courts, picnic areas, soccer and softball fields. Special events include a family and children's concert series, arts & crafts festivals and a kite festival. Features include: Spacious Floor plans Dishwasher & Disposal Balcony (Select Units Only) Fully Carpeted Hot Water Included Professional On-Site Management 24 Hour Emergency Maintenance Laundry in Building (Smart Card System) Storage in Building Off Street Parking Available Close to Public Transportation Close to Public Recreation Areas 12 Month Leases Sorry, No Pets!
Cast Ii Apartments - Apartment (for Family )
Location: Cambridge, MA - 02139-3549
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Close Building - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for )
Location: Cambridge, MA - 02139-1957
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Details: On the initiative of a community organization in the Wellington-Harrington area of Cambridge, this former warehouse building was purchased from the Redevelopment Authority in 1970. Through a limited partnership the 6 story building was developed as 61 affordable housing units, first occupied in 1977, all with rental subsidies. The building includes two management offices, a large community room, and laundry room. Two parking lots on separate sites serve the building with 23 spaces. The Close Building offers studios, one and two bedroom units.
Franklin St. Elderly - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly )
Location: Cambridge, MA - 02139-3197
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Details: Full kitchens that include dishwashers, garbage disposals, refrigerators and electric ranges. Living and bedroom areas have wall to wall carpeting, cable, master T.V. antenna and most apartments have balconies and a great view. Bathrooms have ceramic tile baths and are equipped with individual grab bar needs. Bathrooms also have a linen closet and sink & wall vanities. All apartments have an individual heat thermostat control, individual air conditioning unit and fire sprinkler system. Cambridge Court Apartments have 2 elevators, community room, on-site parking, laundry facilities, 24 hour emergency service, resident superintendent and full maintenance staff. The residents also sponsor weekly Tai Chi classes, game night and occasional craft classes. Our Senior Housing has a lovely fully landscaped courtyard with a picnic table and benches and a canopy of trees overhead. Convenient to shopping, Bus line and Red line.
Fresh Pond Apts - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family )
Location: Cambridge, MA - 02140-3129
Contact Phone: (617) 492-6650
Details: Over the Charles River, you will find Cambridge, Massachusetts, and on the Cambridge/Belmont line, you will find Fresh Pond Apartments. If you're looking for a convenient place to live, Fresh Pond Apartments is the place. With easy access to the Minuteman Bike Path, and adjacent to the Alewife MBTA station, getting to where you want to go has never been easier. Nature enthusiasts enjoy long walks and bird watching at the Alewife Brook Reservation. Home to an array of indigenous and migratory birds such as Osprey and Great Blue Heron, this 120-acre reservation is located at the end of the Minuteman Bike Path. Public parks, including the newly renovated Russell Field, home of local football teams, including the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School (CRLS) Falcons, sits on the other side of Rindge Avenue, past the public pool. Picnic tables and a playground are also in the complex for residents to enjoy. Fresh Pond, with one, two and three bedroom apartments offers affordable housing to low income individuals or families.
Harvard Place - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly )
Location: Cambridge, MA - 02139-2539
Contact Phone: (617) 234-2919
Details: The dilapidated nursing home was purchased and extensively renovated and expanded to create this beautiful, grand building which opened it's doors to tenants in 1999. It is now home to 21 low-income elders in a thriving community where mutual respect and support is emphasized. A part-time service coordinator is available to assist residents with a variety of needs. A live-in resident manager is available to respond to building emergencies and other property issues. Harvard Place is located in walking distance of Central Square in Cambridge, near public transportation and a myriad local amenities.
Harwell Homes - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family )
Location: Cambridge, MA - 02141-1307
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Inman Square Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly )
Location: Cambridge, MA - 02139-1354
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Magazine House - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Disabled )
Location: Cambridge, MA - 02139-3932
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Details: Magazine House is a beautifully remodeled house in a residential area of Cambridge. The house is a four level dwelling with the capacity for 10 residents. There is one bedroom and bath on the first floor that is handicap accessible, as well as a staff office. The second floor has 5 bedrooms and a full bath. The third floor has 4 bedrooms and a full bath. The house has a large shared common area which includes a dining and living room area, with a distinctive fireplace. There is a fully equipped, modern kitchen. The basement also has a recreational area, a laundry room, storage and a staff office. Magazine house has a spacious back porch and pleasant front porch, with park benches, both of which look out over gardens. The front and back porch serve as the designated smoking areas.
Memorial Drive 808 - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly )
Location: Cambridge, MA - 02139-4626
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Details: Enjoy the fabulous views from your apartment home, conveniently located between Harvard University and MIT. 808-812 Memorial Drive boasts panoramic views of the Charles River and Boston/Cambridge skylines. A short walk to Central, Kendall and Harvard squares in Cambridge, and a quick trip to Boston. The community is easily accessible to the many fabulous cultural, shopping and restaurant amenities both cities have to offer. Simply said, 808-812 Memorial Drive is a wonderful place to live, work and enjoy life.
Norstin Street Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family )
Location: Cambridge, MA - 02139-2210
Contact Phone: (617) 267-8433
Details: You will find Norstin Apartments located in Cambridge's Central Square neighborhood. Central Square features a rich variety of shops, restaurants, civic organizations, and other interesting establishments. Frequented by students and professors, business people, visitors, and residents, Central Square establishments offer a bit of everything, all in one convenient place. Accessible by the MBTA red line, Norstin Apartments offers two and three bedroom apartments. Transportation through the MBTA is available for elderly, handicapped and disabled individuals.
Portland Marcella - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family )
Location: Cambridge, MA - 02141-1408
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Putnam School / Cambridge H.a. - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly )
Location: Cambridge, MA - 02141-1747
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Details: Renovated, four-story Queen Anne-style school building with arched windows and brownstone banding. Putnam School contains both conventional units and 9 congregate beds for frail elders. Building Features Resident Services: Community Room, Courtyard / Outdoor Area, Recreation Room Elevator(s): 1 Heat: Gas-fired forced hot water (one boiler room) Hot Water: Gas Number of Unrestricted Parking Spaces: 3 Number of Handicapped Parking Spaces: 1 Total Number of Parking Spaces: 4 Utilities Included in Rent: All Walking Distance to T?: No Walking Distance to Bus?: Yes Management Office: 86 Otis Street Cambridge, MA 02141 Phone: (617) 499-7126 Fax: (617) 864-6520
Rindge Apts. (402) - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family )
Location: Cambridge, MA - 02140-2946
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Roosevelt Towers / Cambridge H.a. - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly )
Location: Cambridge, MA - 02141-1601
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Details: Six three-story walk-up buildings; adjacent to Roosevelt Towers mid-rise. Six sensory-adapted units: four two-bedroom and two three-bedroom. Building Features Resident Services: Community Room, Courtyard / Outdoor Area, Headstart / Daycare, Work Force Youth Program Elevator(s): None Heat: Gas-fired forced hot water. One boiler room, shared with Mid-Rise Hot Water: Gas Number of Unrestricted Parking Spaces: 97 Number of Handicapped Parking Spaces: 8 Total Number of Parking Spaces: 105 Utilities Included in Rent: All but electric Walking Distance to T?: No Walking Distance to Bus?: Yes
Walden Square Apts - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family )
Location: Cambridge, MA - 02140-3443
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Details: Walden Square is a 240 unit community set on seven acres in North Cambridge, MA. The property features one high-rise building in addition to five low-rise buildings, which house larger families. Amenities include off street parking, play areas, laundry room, a computer learning center, community room and daycare facility.