Qualifying For HUD Housing Section 8 Vouchers In Chelsea, MA

HUD Housing eligibility is determined by the Suffolk County Public Housing Authority.

Income may not exceed 50% of the median income from the table below. The Housing Authority must provide 75 percent of vouchers to those whose income does not exceed 30% of the median income listed below.

HUD Income Limits 2022 in Chelsea, Massachusetts.

HUD Designated Metro Area: Income Limits

2022Median Family Income2022 Yearly Income Limit2022 Yearly Income Limit - Person(s) in Family
Income LimitsCategory12345
Suffolk County, MA$140,200Very Low Income (50%)$49,100$56,100$63,100$70,100$75,750
Extremely Low Income (30%)$29,450$33,650$37,850$42,050$45,450
Low Income (80%) $78,300$89,500$100,700$111,850$120,800

Suffolk County Public Housing Authorities

We have listed all of the housing authorities in Suffolk County. Using the chart above, if you qualify as low income (Very Low Income OR Extremely Low Income), we recommend that you visit your local housing authority. They should be your first stop for housing and rental assistance programs.
1. To get on the waiting list for Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8), visit the links provided below to the closest Suffolk County housing authority to your city in your city.
2. You can also visit the Housing Authority for other low income housing programs with rent assistance.

Revere Housing Authority

70 Cooledge Street
Revere, MA - 02151
Suffolk County
Website: http://www.revereha.org/
Phone Number: (781) 284-4394

Chelsea Housing Authority

54 Locke Street
Chelsea, MA - 02150
Suffolk County
Website: http://www.chelseaha.org/
Phone Number: (617) 884-5617

Boston Housing Authority

52 Chauncy Street
Boston, MA - 02111
Suffolk County
Website: http://www.bostonhousing.org/index.html
Phone Number: (617) 988-4000

HUD Housing Low Income Tax Credit (LIHTC) Properties In Chelsea, MA

Listed below are the Section 42, LIHTC apartments in Chelsea, MA. LIHTC apartment rents are not based on the tenants income. Income credit set aside brackets are selected during the apartment credit applications are used to determine the apartment rents.

The rents are based upon the Area Medium Income (AMI) and tenant based utilty allowances. At least 20% of these apartments (listed below), must provide these low rates for low-income tenants.

LIHTC Maximum Rents

The maximum allowable rents are equal to 30% of the Area Medium Income (AMI), less the utility allowances.

HUD Fair Market Rents for Chelsea, MA Suffolk County

Apartment SizeHUD's Monthly Fair Market Rent For AreaLIHTC Maximum Rent
Studio Apartments$1986Estimated $595.80 - utility allowance
One Bedroom Apartments$2399Estimated $719.70 - utility allowance
Two Bedroom Apartments$2966Estimated $889.80 - utility allowance
Three Bedroom Apartments$3253Estimated $975.90 - utility allowance


Available LIHTC Properties In Chelsea, MA

Using the table above you can estimate what you would be paying by checking the LIHTC Maximum Rent section.

Contact these properties for openings and wait lists and price lists.

Broadway Glen Apartments

855 Broadway
Chelsea, MA - 02150
Total Apartment Units: 120
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 120
1 Bedroom apartments 21
2 Bedroom apartments 99
Years In Service Since: 2001

Admiral Hill Assisted Living I

201 Captains Row
Chelsea, MA - 02150
Total Apartment Units: 69
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 69
1 Bedroom apartments 36

Carter Heights

10 Forsyth St
Chelsea, MA - 02150
Total Apartment Units: 108
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 108
1 Bedroom apartments 56
2 Bedroom apartments 43
3 Bedroom apartments 7
4 Bedroom apartments 2

Cgm

155 Chestnut St
Chelsea, MA - 02150
Total Apartment Units: 43
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 43
1 Bedroom apartments 8
2 Bedroom apartments 14
3 Bedroom apartments 21

Chelsea Homes I

4 Gerrish Ave
Chelsea, MA - 02150
Total Apartment Units: 86
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 86
1 Bedroom apartments 12
2 Bedroom apartments 48
3 Bedroom apartments 24
4 Bedroom apartments 2

Harborcov Community Housing

63 Washington Ave
Chelsea, MA - 02150
Total Apartment Units: 24
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 24
1 Bedroom apartments 3
2 Bedroom apartments 16
3 Bedroom apartments 5

Chesnut - Marlboro - Grove

12 Grove St
Chelsea, MA - 02150
Total Apartment Units: 43
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 43
1 Bedroom apartments 8
2 Bedroom apartments 13
3 Bedroom apartments 22
Years In Service Since: 1996

Cohen Florence Levine Estates

201 Captains Row
Chelsea, MA - 02150
Total Apartment Units: 63
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 63
1 Bedroom apartments 44
Years In Service Since: 1996

Admiral Hill Assisted Living Ii

175 Captains Row
Chelsea, MA - 02150
Total Apartment Units: 36
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 36
Years In Service Since: 2002

Janus Highlands Apartments

21 Gerrish Ave
Chelsea, MA - 02150
Total Apartment Units: 41
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 41
1 Bedroom apartments 5
2 Bedroom apartments 29
3 Bedroom apartments 5
4 Bedroom apartments 2
Years In Service Since: 2008

Till Building

241 Broadway
Chelsea, MA - 02150
Total Apartment Units: 23
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 23
1 Bedroom apartments 2
2 Bedroom apartments 19
3 Bedroom apartments 2
Years In Service Since: 2008
Family Apartments: YES
Disabled Apartments: YES
Accepts Homeless: YES

Spencer Green

113 Spencer Ave
Chelsea, MA - 02150
Total Apartment Units: 48
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 48
1 Bedroom apartments 4
2 Bedroom apartments 40
3 Bedroom apartments 4
Years In Service Since: 2009
Disabled Apartments: YES
Accepts Homeless: YES

Spencer Row

205 Spencer Ave
Chelsea, MA - 02150
Total Apartment Units: 32
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 32
1 Bedroom apartments 7
2 Bedroom apartments 18
3 Bedroom apartments 7
Years In Service Since: 2011
Family Apartments: YES
Senior Apartments: YES
Disabled Apartments: YES
Accepts Homeless: YES

Highland Terrace

47 Gerrish Ave
Chelsea, MA - 02150
Total Apartment Units: 32
1 Bedroom apartments 4
2 Bedroom apartments 24
3 Bedroom apartments 4
Years In Service Since: 2013
Family Apartments: YES
Disabled Apartments: YES
Accepts Homeless: YES

Standard Box Apartments

22 Gerrish Ave
Chelsea, MA - 02150
Total Apartment Units: 50


HUD Housing Section 8 and Multifamily Properties in Chelsea, MA

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development provides active listings of Section 8 and Multifamily apartments. We have listed them below for you to contact. Check with them to see if they have current availabilities and/or waiting lists. With Section 8 properties, you will need a voucher. Contact the Suffolk County Public Housing Authorities, listed at the top of this page.

Senior Living On Bellingham Hill

100 Bellingham Street
Chelsea, MA - 2150
Phone: 617-431-4923
Total Apartment Units: 60
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing

Winnisimmet Street 102-104

102 Winnisimmet St
Chelsea, MA - 2150
Total Apartment Units: 6
Type of Listing: Subsidized, No HUD Financing

Greenhouse The, (chelsea)

154 Pearl St
Chelsea, MA - 2150
Phone:
Total Apartment Units: 80
Type of Listing: Insured-Subsidized

Exchange Building The

227 Broadway
Chelsea, MA - 2150
Total Apartment Units: 9
Type of Listing: Subsidized, No HUD Financing

North Suffolk Group Homes, Iii

128 Cottage St
Chelsea, MA - 2150
Total Apartment Units: 17
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing

North Suffolk Group Home

269 Washington Ave
Chelsea, MA - 2150
Total Apartment Units: 28
Type of Listing: Subsidized - Previously 202/81

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.

Harbor Light

95 Pearl Street
Chelsea, MA - 2150
Phone:
Total Apartment Units: 8
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing

Collins Non-profit Apts

150 Captains Row
Chelsea, MA - 2150
Total Apartment Units: 100
Type of Listing: Insured-Subsidized

Chelsea Square

11 Cross St
Chelsea, MA - 2150
Phone: 617 884 1932
Total Apartment Units: 71
Type of Listing: Insured-Subsidized

Burroughs Building

11-15 School St
Chelsea, MA - 2150
Total Apartment Units: 8
Type of Listing: Insured-Subsidized

Broadway Glen

855 Broadway
Chelsea, MA - 2150
Phone:
Total Apartment Units: 120
Type of Listing: Insured-Subsidized

Bellingham Square Apts.

28 Washington Ave
Chelsea, MA - 2150
Total Apartment Units: 27
Type of Listing: Subsidized, No HUD Financing


About our Data

Our data is collected from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development data along with computations based on their rules on apartments/housing.

How does HUD housing work in Massachusetts?

You must qualify for the HUD apartments in the area you are searching. Then, you need to apply directly at the location or through the Public Housing Authority.