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Low Income Housing and Subsidized Apartments in Roslindale, MA

Below is the listing of 7 affordable apartments and low-income housing in Roslindale, 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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Blue Ledge Co-op - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Roslindale, MA - 02131
Contact Phone: (617) 323-6559
Details: Blue Ledge Co-op sits quietly in a wooded setting area in the heart of the city of Roslindale, Massachusetts. This 80-unit development opened in 1995 and is on a site that is the highest point in the City of Boston. Relaxing on the 6th floor balcony one can enjoy the sights of Boston’s picturesque city skyline in the near distance while taking in good conversation with friends and neighbors alike. Blue Ledge Co-op, is a senior community that straddles both bustling city and bucolic suburban atmospheres. Designed for resident members aged 62+, Blue Ledge Co-op is nationally recognized as “A Community of Quality” by the National Affordable Housing Association. Blue Ledge is gradually transforming into a 100% smoke free co-op. While no one is allowed to smoke in any common area and within 25 feet of the building, there are approximately five members who are still permitted to smoke in their own apartments because they signed a waiver prior to the full implementation of the new smoking rules. All new members as of July 1, 2013, are not allowed to smoke inside their own apartment. Whether enjoying quiet moments in their apartments, lively potlucks in their community room, or social gatherings in their various lounges, members have every amenity at their fingertips. Bus stops are conveniently located just steps from the front door with colorful Roslindale Square down the hill to the right offering eclectic restaurants, boutiques and shops, and West Roxbury and Dedham up the hill to the left with its many parks and bike paths. Blue Ledge is affordable for everyone. Every unit has subsidy and resident members pay only 30% of their income for rent.
Canterbury Place - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: Roslindale, MA - 02131
Contact Phone: (617) 616-8422
Details: Come home to all the conveniences of city living in a beautifully maintained community at Canterbury Place. Surrounded by open spaces, sunlight, and wonderful views, you'll find unlimited possibilities to reflect your lifestyle. Apartments feature fully applianced kitchens, large closets, air conditioning, and plank flooring. Canterbury Place's professional management team has years of experience and is there to make sure your apartment feels like home. The on-site maintenance team ensures your apartment keeps up the high standards you expect, and are available 24 hours a day for any emergency repairs.
Florence Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: Roslindale, MA - 02131
Contact Phone: (617) 327-2280
Details: Florence Apartments offers Project Based Section 8 units and units that are subject to the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program, has 138 affordable units in three story garden buildings, and is located in the Boston suburb of Roslindale. Newly Renovated Apartments include: Modular condensing boilers, Hallway renovation, Replacing and upgrading building mechanics, Low-e argon-filled windows (which allow visible light, but block UV and IR light), Facade and balcony repairs, Laundry rooms upgraded, Walkways and parking lots repaved, Energy efficiency improvement. Live in Superintendent. Professional On-Site Management & Responsive Maintenance Team. 24 hours surveillance system & Access control system. Close to all public transportation.
Longfellow House - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Roslindale, MA - 02131
Contact Phone: (617) 469-7300
Details: Developed by Rogerson, this 120-year-old building was the former Longfellow Elementary School which had been vacant since 1989. Rogerson transformed the building into 44 apartments for low-income elders, while maintaining many of its antique architectural elements, and has managed Longfellow House since it opened in 1999. Public transportation is available at the front entrance, and neighborhood shops and restaurants are within walking distance. The front yard of Longfellow House has been transformed into The Roslindale Public Gardens at Longfellow House, providing beautiful, useable outdoor space for residents and their neighbors. West Roxbury resident Sally Muspratt designed the garden, which has three distinct areas: a formal entrance garden facing Walter Street; raised community gardens for residents and neighbors to plant together; and a shade garden for quiet reading and reflection.
Roslindale House - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Roslindale, MA - 02131
Contact Phone: (617) 327-1503
Details: Roslindale House, developed by Rogerson in 1987 in the former Roslindale High School, includes 83 affordable apartments for low-income elders and people with disabilities. Managed by Rogerson since it opened, this property also includes an adult day health program, dementia day program, Rogerson Fitness First center, Florence House coops, community space for the greater-Roslindale community, and Rogerson’s administrative headquarters.
Stony Brook Commons - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: Roslindale, MA - 02131
Contact Phone: (617) 553-1426
Details: At Stony Brook Commons, charm meets comfort in a stunning woodland setting. Take your pick from studio and one bedroom flats or two and three bedroom townhomes for rent in Roslindale, MA, tucked in a beautiful tree-filled setting. Right outside your door, you’ll discover stunning green space with miles of off-road hiking and biking in Stony Brook Reservation. Our flats and townhomes feature rich wood-style flooring, an in-home washer and dryer (in select units), and private patios (in select units).
Weld Park Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: Roslindale, MA - 02131
Contact Phone: (617) 445-1100
Details: Weld Park is a three-story brick building designed for affordable senior living. The building sits near the middle of Roslindale, which is surrounded by West Roxbury, Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, Hyde Park and Mattapan. Downtown Boston is just down the road. Take a short bus ride or a 20 minute walk to the Forest Hills MBTA Stop, jump on the Orange Line, and you’re there. The 14 roomy apartments include 12 one-bedroom units and 2 studios. They have large windows and high ceilings; some even have skylights. There is an elevator and a laundry room. Tenants like to gather in the large, attractive lobby for socializing. Heat and hot water are included. Tenants pay electric. The neighborhood features many three-deckers and single-family homes on tree-lined streets. There are shops nearby. A very special bonus is the nearby Sherrin Street Woods, which offers a forested oasis classified by the Boston Conservation Commission as a large “urban wild.” And not very far away is the Arnold Arboretum, comprising 281 acres in Roslindale and Jamaica Plain and treasured by nature-lovers, horticulturalists and botanists. Franklin Park, the crown of Frederick Law Olmsted’s famous Emerald Necklace of Boston parks, is just 3 miles away. Smaller parks and recreation areas dot this family-oriented neighborhood.