North Common Village

21 Salem St, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854

North Common Village constitutes the largest of the Lowell Housing Authority’s developments, with a total of 524 units spread across 36 buildings. This property is a mixed-family community. Construction of these units began in 1937, and this property consists of brick walk-up and row house style buildings with apartment sizes ranging from one to four bedrooms. Access to units is provided through traditional keyed locks, and upper floors are reached by stairs only. Lighting for North Common features both wall-pack lighting fixtures mounted on the exterior walls, for a total of 108 fixtures, and 26 historic-style streetlights.

Open space has always been a great feature at North Common Village. Residents are able to enjoy the common areas between units with a total of 163,245 ft2 of lawn space, intertwined with 2.6 miles of walkways. North Common Village is also joined by North Common Park, and in walking distance to the LHA’s Learning Zone, and Murkland Elementary School. Parking is available among 154 parking spaces assigned to residents of North Common Village.


Unit (Bd/Ba) Ft2 Rent
One Bedroom One Bath (1/1) - Call for Price
Two Bedroom One Bath (2/1) - Call for Price
Three Bedroom One Bath (3/1) - Call for Price
Four Bedroom Two Bath (4/2) - Call for Price

North Common Village Details

  • 524 one, two, three and four bedroom units.
  • Public Housing

Property Amenities

  • On-Site Parking
  • Landscaping
  • Courtyard

Unit Amenities

  • Recessed Lighting

Nearby Amenities

  • Close to Public Transportation
  • Near Park
  • Near Schools

Office Hours

Day Hours
Monday 8:30am-4:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am-4:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am-4:30pm
Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm
Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

Public Housing

Since this property is owned and managed by a Public Housing Authority, all of the rents at this property are based on tenant incomes. Tenants will make a monthly contribution toward rent equal to 30% of their adjusted income. A housing authority may establish a minimum rent of up to $50.

Lowell 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 Lowell but actual income limits may differ for units at North Common Village.

AMI Band 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% $28,200 $32,200 $36,250 $40,250 $43,500 $46,700 $49,950 $53,150
50% $47,000 $53,700 $60,400 $67,100 $72,500 $77,850 $83,250 $88,600
80% $70,750 $80,850 $90,950 $101,050 $109,150 $117,250 $125,350 $133,400

North Common Village is managed by Lowell Housing Authority.

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