Putnam School

86 Otis St, Cambridge, Massachusetts 2141

Renovated, four-story Queen Anne-style school building with arched windows and brownstone banding. Putnam School contains both conventional units and 9 congregate beds for elders.

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Putnam School Details

  • 33 bedroom units.
  • Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance

Property Amenities

  • Elevator

Unit Amenities

  • Refrigerator

Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance

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.

Cambridge HUD Rental Assistance Income Qualifications

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 Putnam School.

AMI Band 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% $29,450 $33,650 $37,850 $42,050 $45,450 $48,800 $52,150 $55,550
50% $49,100 $56,100 $63,100 $70,100 $75,750 $81,350 $86,950 $92,550
80% $78,300 $89,500 $100,700 $111,850 $120,800 $129,750 $138,700 $147,650

Putnam School is managed by Cambridge Housing Authority.

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