Current Affordable Housing Opportunities
From time to time, new affordable units in Newton are made available by the City of Newton and other agencies. If you would like to be notified when a unit is available, you may sign up for the Newton Affordable Housing List online, email email@example.com or call the Affordable Housing Hotline at (617) 796-1730 with your name, address and email. You can also request an application for the Newton Homebuyer Programs from this email/hotline. The City of Newton Housing Office will provide notice about affordable housing opportunities in Newton to the people signed up on the Newton Affordable Housing List. If you are interested in a unit in a particular development, contact the developer who is listed on the signage at the project and inquire as to whether the project has affordable units and how you can be notified of when the units will be available. Please note that the City is not notified of every affordable housing opportunity in Newton.
Two New Homeownership Opportunities!
Application Deadline is June 17, 2013
Located at 254 and 262 Derby Street, this new 8 unit development offers two affordable units, 1 three bedroom (+/‐1,859 sq. ft. ) renovated single family home and one two bedroom (+/‐1,567sq. ft.) handicapped adaptable 1st floor flat for eligible first time homebuyers (certain exceptions apply).
The maximum sale price for the three bedroom unit is $194,900. The maximum sale price for the two bedroom unit is $176,000. Both units are condominiums. Each unit has 2 ½ bathrooms and a one car garage. Stove/oven, oven vent and microwave are included.
Click here to download the Housing Lottery Information and Application for 254 Derby Street
Downpayment Assistance Program - You may be eligible to apply for downpayment assistance to purchase a home in Newton. See the First Time Homebuyer Program guidelines and applications.
- Rental opportunities click here
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.