Weldon House was originally built in 1905 to be used as company suites and residential apartments for a local manufacturer of metalworking tools, and was quickly converted to the Weldon Hotel. Weldon was not only the first all concrete hotel in New England, it was also one of the most appealing and most expensive hotels in the region. Due to its significance Weldon House entered the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. In 1982, Weldon House was renovated to cater to low income elderly and disabled individuals. It has 105 apartments in its five-story concrete building located in Greenfield, Massachusetts. Established in 1752, Greenfield is a residential neighborhood located almost 100 miles from Boston on the Deerfield River. Greenfield has many attractions including, Poets Seat Tower Park, a lookout tower from 1912, known for being an attraction to poets, and also a place where you can catch beautiful views. Greenfield Energy Park has tree lined paths you can walk along, or you could visit the covered bridge on Eunice Williams Drive; a popular spot for fishing and swimming. There is plenty of culture in Greenfield, too. Don't miss the Artspace Community Arts Center, the Pioneer Valley Symphony and Chorus, or the Geissler Gallery at the Stoneleigh Burnham School.
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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. Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance tenants will make a monthly contribution toward rent equal to 30% of their adjusted income. There is a minimum tenant contribution of $25 for all rents at this property regardless of tenant income.
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 Greenfield but actual income limits may differ for units at The Weldon.
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These general income qualifications for Greenfield, Massachusetts should only be used as a basic guide. To find out if you qualify, contact the community directly.
You can usually make up to 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI) to be eligible for a HUD-Assisted Housing unit, but income qualification tiers for this community may be different due to various policies.
The Weldon receives rental subsidies through HUD-Assisted Housing for some or all of its apartments. Some units may be designated as market rate housing. Market rate units would have no subsidies or income restrictions.
The Weldon is managed by Schochet Companies.