SENIOR HOUSING - WALTHAM
(Minimum age 60; may be higher for some buildings; all have waiting lists)
The following housing units are subsidized; tenants pay 30% of their income for rent. Heat is included.
- Waltham Housing Authority has State and Federal housing. There are 2 separate applications (State and Federal). The minimum age is 60 for State housing, and 62 for Federal housing.
- Note: Consider applying for "Congregate" Housing (checkbox on the state application): consists of 20 studio units with kitchenettes, and shared common areas; located at 300 South Street. The benefit of applying: the wait list for congregate housing is only one year (compared to 3 years for standard elderly housing). In addition, tenants who live in congregate housing for at least one year have the option to move to the top of the wait list for a standard 1 BR.
- Hardy School Apartments, Lake Street, Waltham (owned by the City of Waltham). Minimum age is 62 years old. 1 BR units, some are handicapped-accessible.
- St. Mary's Apartments, 88 Lexington Street,Waltham. 781-894-9588.
Parmenter Apartments, 542 Main St, Waltham. Senior women only. Requires a $15,000 deposit. Rent is around $400-500/month as of 2018.
SENIOR HOUSING - WATERTOWN
SENIOR HOUSING - METROWEST AREA