Housing Programs


Elderly and Handicapped Housing

The elderly/handicapped housing (Chapter 667) provides housing for qualified low-income elderly and handicapped person, as defined in Massachusetts General Law Chapter 121B. Net income and age are the basis for eligibility. Income limits are set at 80% of the median income for the area in which the community is located. They are set every two years. An applicant’s net income is calculated by totaling each household member’s gross income less any applicable deductions. Tenants who live in state-aided Chapter 667 elderly/handicapped housing pay 30% of their income for rent. Heat and electricity are included.