31 Erie St
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts 02121

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Funding Programs

Erie-ellington was developed and operates with Federal housing financing. The property utilizes the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Federal housing program to make rent affordable to lower income tenants.

Low Income Housing Tax Credit

The property was developed using the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program. This program incentivizes investors to inject capital into rental apartments for lower income Americans. The property received a tax credit allocation in 1998. The property was placed in service in 2000. 50 of 50 units at Erie-ellington are low income and subject to the tax credit program. The property, at the time of the tax credit allocation, was located in a Difficult Development Area qualifying it for additional tax credit financing.


Erie-ellington is an affordable apartment community located in Boston, Massachusetts which is located in Suffolk County. The property is located in Massachusetts's 7th Congressional District served by Representative Michael Capuano (D), Senator Elizabeth Warren (D) and Senator Edward Markey (D).

Erie-ellington is an apartment community containing 50 rental units. The property contains 124 bedrooms and based on typical apartment occupancy limits, Erie-ellington is home to not more than 246 persons when fully occupied.

Rental Subsidies

This property does not provide any Federal rent subsidies to renters reducing total tenant payments to 30% of their adjusted income. Renters are required to pay the full rent, even if it is in excess of 30% of their income. In some cases the property may accept Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers.

Unit Mix

Erie-ellington contains a mix of 50 assisted one, two, three, and four bedroom apartments for rent. There are 3 One Bedroom, 24 Two Bedroom, 19 Three Bedroom, and 4 Four Bedroom apartments in this property. The unit mix is 6% One Bedroom, 48% Two Bedroom, 38% Three Bedroom, and 8% Four Bedroom apartment rentals. The average bedroom size for Erie-ellington is 2.48.

Massachusetts's 7th

Congressional District


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Unit Mix


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