West Fenway Apartments
110 Peterborough St
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts 02215

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Funding Programs

West Fenway Apartments was developed and operates with Federal housing financing. The property utilizes the Section 202 Federal housing program to make rent affordable to lower income tenants.

Section 202

The property was developed with funding through the HUD Section 202 program which provides funding for housing for seniors who are 62 or older. The program provided both capital financing to construct the property and operating subsidies that work as rental assistance like the Section 8 program. West Fenway Apartments is among only 209 Section 202 properties in Massachusetts and 6,166 in the country.

Overview

West Fenway Apartments 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).

West Fenway Apartments is an apartment community containing 48 rental units. The property contains 48 bedrooms and based on typical apartment occupancy limits, West Fenway Apartments is home to not more than 91 persons when fully occupied.

Rent Subsidies

West Fenway Apartments provides rental subsidies to renters. The type of subsidy provided to apartment renters in Boston, MA by this property is Section 202 Rental Assistance.

This subsidy allows the renter to pay 30% of his or her income for rent while the subsidy pays the difference. To qualify, a renter must earn 50% or less of the Area Median Income.

There is no minimum rent at this property for residents receiving a rent subsidy but in recent years, there has been discussions in Congress to implement a minimum rent in the Section 202 Program to reduce cost burden on the Federal budget.

Unit Mix

West Fenway Apartments contains a mix of 48 assisted studio, one, two, and three bedroom apartments for rent. There are 10 Studio, 30 One Bedroom, 6 Two Bedroom, and 2 Three Bedroom apartments in this property. The unit mix is 21% Studio, 63% One Bedroom, 13% Two Bedroom, and 4% Three Bedroom apartment rentals. The average bedroom size for West Fenway Apartments is 1.

Massachusetts's 7th

Congressional District

48

Total Units

48

Project Based Sec. 8 Units

48

Section 202 Units

48

Senior Units

145.8

% of Fair Market Rent

04-Jan-30

Project Based Sec. 8 Contract Expiration

Studio, One, Two, and Three

Unit Mix

1

Average Bedroom Size

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