Affordable Housing Opportunities

Current Housing Opportunities

From time to time, the town will provide time-sensitive information here about how to apply for specific affordable rental and home ownership units under development or available upon resale or tenant turnover.



455 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446


455 Harvard Street is a 17 unit development in Brookline. 4 units in this building will be made available through this application process and rented to households that have incomes at or below 50% of the Area Median Income. Units will first be available in September 2019. Residences will have high-end finishes. The apartments feature nine-foot ceilings, central air conditioning, washer and dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwashers and garbage disposals. No parking spots are included, but the building is located near in Brookline’s Coolidge Corner, steps to public transportation, restaurants, and parks. All units are 100% smoke-free.

Information Package (PDF File)

Application (PDF File)

Information and additional applications are available at the Brookline Library, Brookline Planning and Community Development department and

Number of Affordable Units Remaining: 4 Units 

Rent: 1 Bedrooms: $884; 2 Bedrooms: $1,041; 3 Bedrooms: $1,187.

*Rents subject to change in 2019. No utilities included except Water and Sewer. Tenants will pay own Gas Heat, Gas Hot Water, and Electricity (cooking is electric). NO PARKING spots are included, and parking is estimated to be an additional $250/mo.

Maximum Allowable Household Income

1 Person Household: $37,750; 2 Person Household: $43,150; 3 Person Household: $48,550

4 Person Household: $53,900; 5 Person Household: $58,250; 6 Person Household: $62,550

Key Dates

May 8, 2019: Info Session - 6:00pm at Room 103 on the first floor of Brookline Town Hall (333 Washington St)

June 4, 2019: Application Deadline - 2:00pm Applications must be 100% Complete

July 1, 2019: Lottery Night - 6:00pm at Room 103 on the first floor of Brookline Town Hall (333 Washington St)

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