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5 New, Affordable/Income-Restricted Rental Units Available — Crawford House, Dorchester

Commonwealth Land Trust announces the availability of 5 new-to-market, income-restricted, single-room-occupancy rental units at Crawford House in Dorchester, MA, under the Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program.


Maximum Income for applicants is $25,400 (30% of the Boston Area Median Income).


Crawford House is a 22-unit Single Room Occupancy (“SRO”) building owned and managed by Commonwealth Land Trust, a nonprofit housing provider working to break the cycle of homelessness for individuals by establishing a residential environment where residents can receive support from one another as well as on-site support staff and professionally trained case managers.


A Public Information Session will be held Monday, August 23, 3:30PM-4:30PM, at:
Northeastern Crossing Community Space
1175 Tremont Street
Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
The event is free and all are welcome. Light refreshments will be provided.  Masks are required. The building is disability accessible. Translation services available: Email for more information.


Applications are available until September 10, 2021 and must be either submitted online or mailed and postmarked by that date.

  • Applications may be picked up in person at CLT’s main office at 1059 Tremont Street, Suite 2, Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120, Monday through Friday from 9AM-5PM.
  • To request an application be sent by e-mail — or for more information, language assistance, or reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities — please contact Commonwealth Land Trust via Dina Herrera, Assistant Director of Housing, at or (617) 445-4075, extension 214.
  • Applications, postmarked by September 10, may be mailed to:
    Dina Herrera
    Commonwealth Land Trust
    1059 Tremont St., Suite 2
    Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120


Selection by Lottery will be held at 11AM on Wednesday, September 15, both virtually and at Crawford House.


  • Asset and use restrictions apply.
  • Preferences apply.
  • First-floor units are ADA accessible.
  • Equal Housing Opportunity.


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