Chapter 40B Status

Brookline DHCD Certified Subsidized Housing Inventory - 12.4.2018                                                                             

PROCESS INFORMATION: 

GUIDELINES & REGULATIONS:

Massachusetts General Law Chapter 40B 

Mass. Dept of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) Regulations (760 CMR 56.00)

State's 40B Design Review Guidelines (PDF)

  • For Subsidizing Agencies reviewing Project Eligibility Applications pursuant to 760 CMR 56.04

DHCD Guidelines (PDF)

Brookline Zoning Board of Appeals Rules and Regulations

  • Section H pertains to Comprehensive Permit Applications

Local 40B Review and Decision Guidelines (PDF)

  • Chapter 40B Handbook for Zoning Board of Appeals (The Massachusetts Housing Partnership in cooperation with the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development, MassHousing and MassDevelopment: October 2017)

Status of Proposals and Projects

Below is a brief overview of Chapter 40B proposals and permitted projects. To view plans and public meetings schedules for each project, click on the project name below.

Project Name RESIDENCES OF SOUTH BROOKLINE

  • Address Independence Drive (at Hancock Village).
  • Applicant Residences of South Brookline LLC (Chestnut Hill Realty).
  • Specifications 161 rental residential units, 192 parking spaces, 333 bedrooms.
  • Status ZBA issued Comprehensive Permit (CP) 2/20/2015. ZBA approved a request for an Insubstantial Change to the Comprehensive Permit on 4/18/2019 to reduce the height and reorient the 11 buildings in the buffer zone and increase the number of units in the Asheville building by 18 units and the SHI units from 161 to 175.
  • SHI Status 161 units temporarily removed from SHI (construction had not started within 1 year of granted CP).

Project Name PUDDINGSTONE AT CHESTNUT HILL

  • Address 259 Gerry Road (at Hancock Village)
  • Applicant  Puddingstone at Chestnut Hill LLC (Chestnut Hill Realty)
  • Specifications 226 residential rental units (incl 26 renovated), 350 parking spaces, 430 bedrooms (incl 35 renovated)
  • Status  ZBA issued Comprehensive Permit (CP) on 10/29/2018.
  • SHI Status  226 units could be added to inventory, pending DHCD approval.

Project Name 1299 BEACON STREET

  • Address 1299 Beacon Street
  • Applicant Chestnut Hill Investments LLC (Raj Dhanda)
  • Specifications 55 rental residential units and 2 levels of retail, 57 parking spaces (revised)
  • Status ZBA Approved with conditions 10/2/2019
  • SHI Status 55 units could be added to inventory, pending DHCD approval.

Project Name HAMPTON COURT

  • Address 1223 Beacon Street
  • Applicant Hampton Court Beacon LLC (Chestnut Hill Realty)
  • Specifications 123 rental residential units, 79 parking spaces, ground floor office space,
  • Status Applicant has submitted PEL application to MassHousing. Hearing opened but on hold.
  • SHI Status 123 units could be added to inventory, pending prospective ZBA vote.

Project Name JFK PLACE 445 HARVARD STREET

  • Address 445 Harvard Street
  • Applicant 445 Harvard, LLC
  • Specifications  25 rental residential units, 20 parking spaces, ground floor retail
  • Status Applicant has submitted ZBA application July 30, 2018. Hearing on-going.
  • SHI Status  25 units could be added to inventory, pending prospective ZBA vote.

Project Name 500 HARVARD STREET 

  • Address 500 Harvard Street
  • Applicant 500 Harvard Street, LLC
  • Specifications  30 rental residential units, ground floor retail
  • Status Applicant has submitted PEL application to MassHousing on October 18, 2018.
  • SHI Status  PEL has been issued.

Project Name 384 HARVARD STREET

  • Address 384 Harvard Street
  • Applicant Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly
  • Specifications 62 rental affordable rental units and 1 level of retail
  • Status Approved with conditions - Decision filed 3/23/2017
  • SHI Status 62 units added to SHI

Project Name BABCOCK PLACE

  • Address 134-138 Babcock Street
  • Applicant Babcock Place, LLC (Samuel Slater)
  • Specifications 45 rental residential units, 36 parking spaces
  • Status ZBA issued Comprehensive Permit; Decision filed April 5, 2018. Obtaining Building Permit
  • SHI Status 45 units added to SHI.

Project Name THE COOLIDGE

  • Address 8-10 Waldo Street (including 5 Waldo St., 12-18 Pleasant St., 16 John St.)
  • Applicant The Coolidge Residences at Brookline LLC (Chestnut Hill Realty)
  • Specifications 320 rental residential units, 333 parking spaces, 496 bedrooms
  • Status Applicant has submitted PEL application to MassDevelopment. Awaiting project eligibility determination.
  • SHI Status 320 units could be added to inventory, pending prospective ZBA vote.

Project Name 21 CROWN

  • Address 21 Crowninshield Road
  • Applicant 21 Crown LLC (The Basile Group)
  • Specifications  8 rental residential units, 16 parking spaces, 32 bedrooms
  • Status  ZBA voted to approve project with conditions on 3/8/2016. ZBA Decision filed in April 2016. 
  • SHI Status 8 units eligible for SHI; construction underway.

Project Name 455 HARVARD STREET

  • Address 455 Harvard Street
  • Applicant Harvard Danesh, LLC (contact: Danny Danesh)
  • Specifications 17 rental residential units, 12 parking spaces; ground floor retail.
  • Status Applicant has submitted PEL application to MassHousing. ZBA granted comprehensive permit 11/2017
  • SHI Status 17 units added to SHI. Construction underway.

Project Name FORTY CENTRE STREET

  • Address 40 Centre Street
  • Applicant Roth Family LCC
  • Specifications 40 rental residential units, 25 parking spaces, 46 bedrooms plus 16 studios
  • Status  Approved with Conditions. ZBA Decision filed 2/8/2017. Abutters filed two appeals.
  • SHI Status 40 units added to SHI

Project Name ELEVEN80 (Modified Comp Permit 2019)

  • INITIAL project approved in 2017 ELEVEN80-2017 45 age-restricted (55+) rental units plus retail, 69 parking spaces, 74 bedrooms
  • Address  1180 Boylston Street
  • Applicant Chestnut Hill Investments LLC (Raj Dhanda)
  • NEW Specifications 50 age-restricted (55+) rental units plus retail, 70 parking spaces, 74 bedrooms
  • Status  Initial approved with conditions - ZBA Decision filed 3/23/2017. Modification requested in 2019 and before ZBA.
  • SHI Status 45 units added to SHI for initial project. Five additional units could be added pending ZBA decision on modified comp permit.

Project Name JFK CROSSING

  • Address  420 Harvard Street
  • Applicant 420 Harvard Associates LLC / Oakgrove Residential (Victor Sheen)
  • Specifications  25 rental residential units plus retail, 27 parking spaces, 45 bedrooms plus 3 studios
  • Status Approved with Conditions - ZBA Decision filed 2/6/2017.
  • SHI Status  25 units added to SHI; construction underway.

Project Name 45 MARION STREET

  • Address 45 Marion Street
  • Applicant M. H. Danesh LLC
  • Specifications  64 rental residential units, 21 parking spaces
  • Status  ZBA granted comprehensive permit 6/6/2014. Construction completed.
  • SHI Status  64 units added to inventory