SOMERVILLE – Mayor Katjana Ballantyne and the City of Somerville Housing Division are pleased to announce two affordable rental opportunities: one 4-bedroom unit at 126 Cross St. and one 2-bedroom unit at 29 Alpine St. Income-eligible households with a combined gross income at or below 50% of the Median Family Income (Cross St.) or between 81% and 110% of the Median Family Income (Alpine St.) will be eligible to apply.
About 126 Cross St.: One income-restricted four-bedroom unit is available at 126 Cross St., a three-story, six-unit building near the new East Somerville MBTA Green Line station and the Capuano Early Childhood Center. Amenities include in-unit laundry, central A/C, stainless steel appliances, white granite countertops, modern tiled bathrooms, and a private deck. Common areas include an entryway mail area and a bike storage room. Residents will have access to a basement, and storage units are planned to be added in the future. All utilities are included in the rent. On-street parking is available by permit.
About 29 Alpine St.: One income-restricted two-bedroom unit is available at 29 Alpine St., a three-story, three-unit building near the new Magoun Square MBTA Green Line station and walking distance to Davis Square. Amenities include an open-concept living/kitchen space, private rear deck, skylight, white granite counters, hardwoods floors, modern tiled bathrooms, in-unit laundry, central heat and A/C, and stainless steel appliances. All utilities are included in the rent. On-street parking is available by permit.
How to Apply: Applications must be submitted by Thursday, December 22, at 2 p.m. Multilingual applications and full eligibility requirements are available at somervillema.gov/inclusionaryhousing. Printed copies are available at City Hall (93 Highland Ave.), the City Hall Annex (50 Evergreen Ave.), and the Somerville Public Library East and Central branches.
Completed applications can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, mailed or hand-delivered to the Inclusionary Housing Program (Housing Division) at 50 Evergreen Ave., Somerville, MA 02145 (must be received by this date, not postmarked), or faxed to the Inclusionary Housing Program at 617-591-3235.
The lottery will take place virtually on Wednesday, January 11, at 2 p.m. Winners will be notified within 24 hours. For more information, visit somervillema.gov/inclusionaryhousing, email email@example.com, or call 617-625-6600 ext. 2566.