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374 Ashmont Street, Dorchester, MA 02124



Public Housing - Federal Eld/Dis

Where to Apply:
The John F. Murphy Housing Service Center, 56 Chauncy Street, Boston, MA 02111

Ashmont Street is a close-knit, welcoming community that offers approximately 54 one- and two- bedroom apartments in a unique two-story, garden-style setting built in the 1960s. Our sunny apartments and quiet community provide residents with a nice place to call home.

We offer many amenities for elderly and disabled individuals, which include emergency pull cords in the bedrooms and bathrooms as well as intercoms in every apartment.

Residents pay 30 percent of their income towards rent, prorated rent, or a predetermined flat rent.


Ashmont Street is conveniently located just outside Peabody Square in Dorchester. A number of stores and businesses are located nearby, including a convenience and lunch shop on Adams Street and a Store 24 in Peabody Square Library,  Health care is available at Carney Hospital.

Programs and Amenities:

We offer a wide range of amenities, programs, and services to help you feel at home. These include:

  • Air conditioned community room with a television, VCR and restrooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Coffee hour
  • Telephone intercom system
  • Planned events, such as annual dinners and cookouts
  • Resident only sticker parking program
  • Beautiful courtyard with new benches
  • Health presentations and screenings
  • Neighborhood crime watch
  • Beautiful garden areas outside each apartment

Management Team:

Ashmont Street employs a professional management team that promptly responds to all resident needs in a timely manner. The staff includes:

  • Manager
  • Management Aide
  • Resident Service Coordinator
  • Resident Custodian

Tenant Task Force:

The Tenant Task Force works hand-in-hand with the BHA, as well as with numerous public and private organizations to foster an independent lifestyle for residents while building a strong sense of community within the building.

The Tenant Task Force also encourages residents to participate directly in strengthening their community through a variety of educational, cultural, social and recreational activities.

Carpet: No

On-Site Laundry: Yes

On-Site Parking: Yes

Resident Services Coordinator: Yes

Smoke Free: Yes

Structure Type

Bedroom Sizes

Wheelchair Bedroom Sizes

Row or Townhouse Bedrooms Number Bedrooms Number
1 48 1
2 5 2
3 3
4 4
5 5
6 6

Region: 2

Staff Details: Lynne Jones
Housing Manager 

Audrey Brown
Senior Mgt Aide 

Wison Villifane
Resident Custodian

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