For people who struggle with high rents.

In this post are affordable housing lottery apartments and condos on sale for prices below market rate in Massachusetts. The listings are for 80% AMI income earners. Some are brand new newly constructed units and some are used units. Rents will range according to the AMI level assigned. There is a 30% AMI property listing. There is also a 10-room, 2 family house in South Boston renting for $1100 per month on the list below. Some of the homes on sale are Open Enrollment, meaning there is no application deadline, while the apartments listed will have an application return by deadline.

Boston homeowners mortgage relief.
Many of the largest housing lenders in Boston will offer at least three months of deferred mortgage payments to financially impacted homeowners because of the Covid-19 crisis. No late fees and no non-payments reports to credit bureaus are part of the deal. Homeowners should contact their mortgage company for a payback plan.

Relief across Massachusetts state

On April 20, 2020, Governor Baker signed into law legislation that imposes a temporary moratorium on evictions that goes beyond previous DHCD guidance.  Click here to read the state guidance about Covid-19 protections against evictions, foreclosures, utility service cutoff, landlord and property owner advisories, and more. 

Hi-quality apartments and homes on sale in the Housing Lottery


East Boston, home on sale $275,000 apply here
East Boston condo on sale, $375,000 apply here
Somerville, 4 Condos for sale $196,000 – $275K apply here
South Boston, 2 Bedroom Home $400,000 apply here
South End $340,000 Condo in ArtsLoft, apply here


RENTALS 10 Room, 2 Family, $1046/mo house apply here
RENTALS 24 Apartment to rent in MEDFIELD 1,2,3BR apply here
Rental Application, 30% AMI Apartments Brookline – apply here


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Lawyers for SNAP, Landlord & Job problems, etc. – link

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