Mandela Homes Limited
1855 Washington Street
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts 02118

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Funding Programs

Mandela Homes Limited 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 1999. 190 of 276 units at Mandela Homes Limited are low income and subject to the tax credit program. The property, at the time of the tax credit allocation, was located in a Qualified Census Tract and a Difficult Development Area qualifying it for additional tax credit financing.


Mandela Homes Limited 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).

Mandela Homes Limited is an apartment community containing 202 rental units. The property contains 445 bedrooms and based on typical apartment occupancy limits, Mandela Homes Limited is home to not more than 858 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

Mandela Homes Limited contains a mix of 202 assisted studio, one, two, three, and four bedroom apartments for rent. There are 7 Studio, 77 One Bedroom, 28 Two Bedroom, 48 Three Bedroom, and 42 Four Bedroom apartments in this property. The unit mix is 3% Studio, 38% One Bedroom, 14% Two Bedroom, 24% Three Bedroom, and 21% Four Bedroom apartment rentals. The average bedroom size for Mandela Homes Limited is 1.61.

Massachusetts's 7th

Congressional District


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