Units for Rent

April 2017 Opportunities

To receive our Ready Renter Bulletin monthly and to be eligible to apply for Metro West CD’s Lotteries (such as the one above) complete and return the: Ready Renter Program Application 2017


 

Affordable Apartments in Newton

Flyer for Cambria

The Apartments

A local non-profit organization will be developing a two-unit rental property on Cambria Road. Details:

∙  Two 2-bedroom units     ∙  Coin-operated washer/dryer in basement

∙  One car parking per unit     ∙   Smoke-Free Units

∙  No pets allowed

The Households

Households must meet income eligibility requirements:

Income Limit 1 person 2 persons 3 persons 4 persons 5 persons 6 persons
50% Area Median Income (AMI) $34,350 $39,250 $44,150 $49,050 $53,000 $56,900
80% AMI $51,150 $58,450 $65,750 $73,050 $78,900 $84,750

For both units there will be a preference for homeless households.  Please see the information packet for more details.  Final candidates may be subject to credit and background checks. Negative information on either report does not automatically preclude a household from leasing an apartment.

The Rents

One unit will be available to households earning no more than 50% of the Area Median Income (AMI-see chart above), for $916 per month

The other unit will be available to households earning no more than 80% AMI for $1,456 per month.

Unit size 50% AMI rent 80% AMI rent
2-Bedroom $916 $1,456

Rent is subject to annual change based on any changes to local Area Median Income (AMI) and utilities. Rents are not based on each applicant’s income (unless they already have a Section 8 voucher already or similar). Tenants will be responsible for paying natural gas (heat, cooking, and hot water) and electric, estimated at $188/month.  Water, sewer, and trash collection are included in rents listed above.

The Process

To be considered for one of these units, please complete this Ready Renter Application and include a note that you would like to enter the Cambria Road lottery. You can e-mail the application to holly@metrowestcd.org or mail it to Metro West CD at 79-B Chapel Street in Newton, MA 02458. If you’d prefer to have an application mailed to you, please call Holly at 617-923-3505 x8.

These units will be awarded by Lottery on May 9, 2017

Applications are due (NOT postmarked) by Friday, May 5, 2017 by 5:00 p.m.

This project was generously supported by the citizens of Newton through their

Community Preservation Fund.

TYY users please call 711.

FREE TRANSLATION ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE: Call at 617-923-3505 x 8.


Affordable 1-bedroom Apartment in Watertown

Flyer for Watertown Square

The Apartment

Watertown Square has an upcoming vacancy for a 1-bedroom Affordable apartment:

One 1-bedroom unit

845 sq. ft.

Washer/Dryer in unit

On multiple bus lines

Walk to Watertown Square restaurants, library

On-site reserved garage parking available for additional fee

Non-smoking property

The Household

Households must meet income eligibility requirements:

Income Limit 1 person 2 persons 3 persons 4 persons
70% Area Median Income (AMI) $48,090* $54,950* $61,810* $68,670*

          *Subject to adjustment based on HUD 2017 Income Limits

Final candidates may be subject to credit and background checks. Negative information on either report does not automatically preclude a household from leasing an apartment.

The Rent

The apartment will be available to a household earning no more than 70% of the Area Median Income (AMI-see chart above), for $1191 per month

Unit size 70% AMI rent
1-Bedroom $1191

Rent is subject to annual change based on any changes to local Area Median Income (AMI) and utilities. Rent will not vary based on each applicant’s income (unless they already have a Section 8 voucher or similar). Tenants will be responsible for paying natural gas (heat, cooking, and hot water) and electric, estimated to average $97/month.  Water, sewer, and trash collection are included in rent.

The Process

To be considered for one of these units, please complete this Ready Renter Application and include a note that you would like to enter the Watertown Square lottery. You can e-mail the application to holly@metrowestcd.org or mail it to Metro West CD at 79-B Chapel Street in Newton, MA 02458. If you’d prefer to have an application mailed to you, please call Holly at 617-923-3505 x8.

First opportunity to rent this apartment will be awarded by Lottery on Monday, May 1, 2017

Applications are due (NOT postmarked) by Friday, April 28, 2017 by 5:00 p.m.

TYY users please call 711.

FREE TRANSLATION ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE: Call at 617-923-3505 x 8.

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