Briston Arms

241 Garden St, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

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Eligibility for Briston Arms

Generally, households earning up to the income limit in the table below for their household size are eligible for units participating in a HUD rental assistance program in Cambridge but actual income limits may differ for units at Briston Arms.

AMI Band 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% $31,150 $35,600 $40,050 $44,500 $48,100 $51,650 $55,200 $58,750
50% $51,950 $59,400 $66,800 $74,200 $80,150 $86,100 $92,050 $97,950
80% $82,950 $94,800 $106,650 $118,450 $127,950 $137,450 $146,900 $156,400

Briston Arms Details

  • 154 bedroom units.
  • Section 236
  • Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA)
  • Section 221 (d) (3)
Section 236

Apartment communities that participate in the Section 236 program are required to ensure that their units are only available to families with incomes at or below 80% of the area median income. Rents at participating communities must be approved by HUD.

Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA)

Since this property has a Project-Based Section 8 contract with HUD, some or all of the rents at this community are based on tenant incomes. Tenants leasing units participating in the Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance program typically contribute less than 30% of their adjusted income towards rental costs.

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