Housing Portfolio

Wilder Gardens

Wilder Gardens

Overview:

Wilder Gardens is located in Dorchester’s central corridors, two blocks from the Four Corners/Geneva stop on the Fairmount/Indigo Commuter Rail Line and a short distance from Boston’s beautiful Franklin Park.  

Property Type:

Residential  (Rental)  

Units:

61 residential  

Residential Affordability:

Units set aside at 30% and 50% of AMI   Understanding Area Median Income (AMI)  

Completed:

1997  

Rental Information:

Maloney Properties, 617-288-3490
Upham’s Corner Apartments

Upham’s Corner Apartments

Overview:

Upham’s Corner Apartments involves 36 units in 4 buildings in and near the Upham’s Corner downtown business district.  

Property Type:

Residential  (Rental)  

Units:

36 residential  

Residential Affordability:

50% of AMI or less   Understanding Area Median Income (AMI)  

Completed:

1996  

Rental Information:

Maloney Properties, (617) 606-3566
Sister Clara Muhammed Housing Cooperative

Sister Clara Muhammed Housing Cooperative

Overview:

The Sister Clara Muhammed development combines the adaptive reuse of the long-vacant, historical Benedict Fenwick School with five new duplex-style buildings.  This joint venture with Quincy Geneva Housing Corporation received the Maxwell Award for conservation and is on the National Register of Historic Places.  

Property Type:

Residential  

Units:

25 residential  

Residential Affordability:

Units set aside at 30% and 60% of AMI   Understanding Area Median Income (AMI)  

Completed:

2003  

Rental Information:

 Winn Management, 617-442-1443
Quincy Heights

Quincy Heights

Overview:

Dorchester Bay partnered with Quincy Geneva Housing Corporation and United Housing Management for the renovation of 80 units and for new construction of 49 units, all located within a three-block radius of Quincy Street in Grove Hall.  The new buildings focus on green technologies to reduce energy consumption. DBEDC and the City of Boston received a $20.5M Choice Neighborhoods Initiative grant for revitalization of the Quincy Street corridor.  This project was a central component of the initiative, helping to make Boston the first of the five recipient cities in the country to implement the grant.  

Property Type:

Residential  (Rental)  

Units:

129 residential  

Residential Affordability:

Units set aside at 30% and 60% of AMI   Understanding Area Median Income (AMI)  

Completed:

2015

Rental Information:

United Housing Management, LLC, 617-541-5510
Geneva Apartments

Geneva Apartments

Overview:

This all-residential development is owned in partnership by the Geneva Tenant Organization and Dorchester Bay EDC.  It was constructed on a former housing authority project site through the HUD/MHFA Demolition/Disposition program.  

Property Type:

Residential  (Rental)  

Units:

47 residential  

Residential Affordability:

50% AMI or less   Understanding Area Median Income (AMI)  

Completed:

2000

Rental Information:

United Housing Management, LLC, (617) 541-5510
Dudley Village North and South

Dudley Village North and South

Overview:

Located along Dorchester’s Dudley Street corridor and sitting on land owned by the Dudley Neighbors Inc Land Trust, Dudley Village contains 50 units of affordable housing (24 in North Dudley and 26 in South Dudley) and approximately 6,260 square feet of commercial space.   Having transformed a former crime hot-spot into a vibrant urban village when it was completed in 2008, Dudley Village is a flagship for family-friendly mixed-use development.  

Property Type:

Residential  and Commercial  

Units:

50 residential and 3 commercial  

Residential Affordability:

Units set aside at 30%, 50% and 60% of AMI   Understanding Area Median Income (AMI)  

Completed:

2008

Rental Information:

Maloney Properties, (617) 606-3566
Dudley Terrace

Dudley Terrace

Overview:

Dudley Terrace Apartments is comprised of four properties in Upham’s Corner and Savin Hill.  All are low-rise buildings located steps from local business districts.  Dudley Terrace also includes a ground floor retail space on Dudley Street, which is home to a neighborhood grocery.  

Property Type:

Residential (Rental) and Commercial  

Units:

56 residential and one commercial  

Residential Affordability:

Units set aside at 40%, 50% and 60% of AMI   Understanding Area Median Income (AMI)  

Completed:

2002

Rental Information:

United Housing Management, 617-208-4933
Cottage Brook Apartments

Cottage Brook Apartments

Overview:

Cottage Brook Apartments is currently under renovation.  The scattered site development consists of 19 walk-up buildings at 50 addresses within the Dudley Street Triangle, a small area straddling the North Dorchester and Roxbury neighborhoods of Boston. All of the buildings within the Cottage Brook Apartments are at least 90 years old with unit sizes ranging from studios to six bedrooms.  All 19 buildings will be renovated to preserve their affordability and to update and maintain this important development.  

Property Type:

Residential (Rental)  

Units:

147 residential  

Residential Affordability:

50% AMI or less   Understanding Area Median Income (AMI)  Understanding the Federal Poverty Guidelines  

Completed:

Currently under construction  

Rental Information:

Winn Management, 617-442-1443
Columbia Wood

Columbia Wood

Overview:

Columbia Wood includes 49 units in four properties.  The buildings were rehabilitated in partnership with Quincy Geneva Housing Corporation. The renovation included reconfigurations to increase the number of 2- and 3-bedroom apartments.  Both this project and the Brunswick Holburn project were finalists for ED+C magazine’s “Excellence in Design” award.  

Property Type:

Residential  (Rental)  

Units:

49 residential  

Residential Affordability:

Units set aside at 60%, 50% and 30% AMI and 200% of federal poverty guideline   Understanding Area Median Income (AMI)  Understanding the Federal Poverty Guidelines  

Completed:

2007

Rental Information:

Winn Management, 617-442-1443
Columbia Road Apartments

Columbia Road Apartments

Overview:

Columbia Road is located along one of Dorchester’s central corridors, just steps from downtown Upham’s Corner.       

Property Type:

Residential  (Rental)  

Units:

134 residential  

Residential Affordability:

60% of AMI or less   Understanding Area Median Income (AMI)  

Completed:

 2006

Rental Information:

 Maloney Properties, 617-288-3490
Ceylon Field Apartments

Ceylon Field Apartments

Overview:

This scattered-site rehabilitation project preserved 62 units of affordable housing.  

Property Type:

Residential (Rental)  

Units:

62 residential  

Residential Affordability:

Units set aside for 30% and 50% of AMI   Understanding Area Median Income (AMI)  

Completed:

 2001

Rental Information:

 Maloney Properties, (617) 606-3566
Brunswick Holborn

Brunswick Holborn

Overview:

Brunswick Holborn includes 49 units in six properties.  The buildings were rehabilitated in partnership with Quincy Geneva Housing Corporation. This project and the Columbia Wood project were finalists for ED+C magazine’s “Excellence in Design” award.  

Property Type:

Residential  (Rental)  

Units:

49 residential  

Residential Affordability:

Units set aside for 30%, 50% and 60% of AMI   Understanding Area Median Income (AMI)  

Completed:

2007

Rental Information:

Winn Management, 617-442-1443
Alexander Magnolia Cooperative

Alexander Magnolia Cooperative

Overview:

This new construction project is managed by a cooperative association government board, and is largely owned by the residents through a shareholding system built into the rental structure.  It is located immediately adjacent to the Upham’s Corner stop on the Fairmount/Indigo Commuter Rail Line.  

Property Type:

Residential  (Rental)  

Units:

38 residential  

Residential Affordability:

60% of AMI or less   Understanding Area Median Income (AMI)

Completed:

1993  

Rental Information:

Maloney Properties, (617) 427-7280
618 Dudley Street Apartments

618 Dudley Street Apartments

Overview:

This four-unit property was in foreclosure when Dorchester Bay acquired and renovated it, integrating it into DBEDC’s larger portfolio of affordable rental units along Dudley Street.  

Property Type:

Residential (Rental)  

Units:

4 residential  

Residential Affordability:

50% AMI or less   Understanding Area Median Income (AMI)  

Completed:

2011

Rental Information:

Maloney Properties, (617) 606-3566
555 Dudley Street Apartments/Upham’s West

555 Dudley Street Apartments/Upham’s West

Overview:

Dorchester Bay acquired this distressed multi-family, mixed-use building to stabilize 6 units at risk of losing their affordability status, and to add three additional (then vacant) units to the HOME affordability program. The acquisition and rehabilitation also allowed for the Food Project to expand its office and meeting space to run their urban agriculture and health food programming. Upham’s West also includes 21 Ramsey Street, a formerly infamous crack and cocaine den that is now 4 units of affordable housing adjacent to Dorchester Bay’s office space.  

Property Type:

Residential (Rental) and Commercial  

Units:

13 residential and 2 commercial  

Residential Affordability:

Units set aside for 30%, 50% and 60% of AMI   Understanding Area Median Income (AMI)  

Completed:

2013  

Rental Information:

Maloney Properties, 617-288-3490