Current Affordable Housing Opportunities

New & Current Homeownership Opportunities:  There are not any new opportunities at this time.  



New & Current Affordable Rental Opportunities:   Riverpark Lofts, 60 Howard St. Watertown, MA  

1BR and 2BR affordable units will be ready for occupancy starting in August/Sept 2017! The 3BR affordable unit will be ready in early 2018. Riverpark Lofts is a 65 unit luxury rental apartment community in Watertown. 7 of these apartments will be rented to households with incomes at or below 80% of the Area Median Income. Riverpark Lofts are smoke free. Pet restrictions apply.

Maximum Allowable Income Limits: $54,750 (1 person), $62,550 (2 people), $70,350 (3 people), $78,150 (4 people), $84,450 (5 person), $90,700 (6 people)

$1,451 (for FOUR 1BR units, approx. 820 sqft, first units)
$1,612 (for TWO 1BR units, approx. 1,300 sqft)
$1,773 (for ONE 3BR unit approx. 1,550 sqft, ready in early 2018)
Gas and electricity are NOT included (heat is gas, hot water and cooking is electric)
Size of units subject to change during construction

Units have in unit washer/dryers, wide plank hardwood flooring throughout, stainless steel appliances, designer kitchens and granite counters, and central air. Units are pet friendly (pet restrictions apply). One parking space is included in the rent shown above.

Completed Applications and Required Income Documentation must be delivered, not postmarked, by 2 pm on July 17th, 2017. The Watertown Public Library (123 Main St) will be the location for a public Info Session on May 30th, 2017 at 6 pm and the Lottery on August 8th, 2017.

For Details on Applications, the Lottery and the Apartments, call 617.782.6900 (press 1 for rental and then press x3 for Riverpark Lofts) or go to:

Applications and Information also available at the Watertown Public Library on 123 Main Street (Hours: M-Th 9-9, F 9-7, Sat 10-2).


Affordable Unit Waiting List Still Open!  Currents on the Charles 36 River Street, Waltham, MA

Two 1BRs @ $1,259*

*Utilities not included. Tenants will pay own Gas Heat, Gas Hot Water, and Electricity (including cooking)

All affordable units currently reserved but we are still accepting Waiting List Applications. Currents on the Charles is a 200 unit rental apartment community located in Waltham at 36 River Street. 20 of our apartments are available to households with incomes at or below 80% of the Area Median Income. Unit finishes include stainless steel Energy Star appliances (including stove and fridge), custom wood cabinetry, wood plank flooring, designer selected color palette and lighting package, large walk-in and linen closets and full-sized washers and dryers.

MAXIMUM Household Income Limits: $48,800 (1 person), $55,800 (2 people), $62,750 (3 people), $69,700 (4 people), $75,300 (5 person), $80,900 (6 people)

For Lottery Information and Waiting List Applications, or for reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities, (617) 272-8000 or email

Other Affordable Housing Resources
Please visit the
Affordable Housing Resources page which lists information on other agencies providing affordable housing both in Newton and in the region.

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