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Affordable Units Available in New Rt. 38 Apartment Building

The Tewksbury Housing Authority on behalf of 2230 Main St Realty Trust is conducting a lottery for those interested in an affordable rental unit in Tewksbury. Nine units will be available to those whose incomes are at or below 80% of the area median income.

There are four one-bedroom and five two-bedroom affordable units available.

The rent of these units shall be as follows:
1 bedroom: 700 sq. ft. unit is $1,599
2 bedroom: 1,000 sq. ft. unit is $1,799

This rent includes water & sewer only.

The current guidelines require that applicant’s income does not exceed the following:

Maximum Household Income:
One person: $55,950; two persons: $63,950; three persons: $71,950; four persons: $79,900

Approximate Minimum Household Income Requirements:
$47,500 to lease a one bedroom unit or $52,500 to lease a two bedroom unit

This is not subsidized housing. Rents do not change based on applicant’s income, and tenants will be responsible for paying the full rent themselves. Applicants with Section 8 Vouchers should contact their local housing authorities before applying as these rents are above the local FMR.

All applications must be postmarked by March 18, 2022. A lottery will be held at The Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St. on April 5, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.

Applications for the lottery are available by downloading the information packet below, contacting the Housing Authority at (978) 851-7392 x 3, or by picking up a copy at the following locations:
Tewksbury Housing Authority, Saunders Circle, Tewksbury, MA 01876
Tewksbury Town Clerk, 1009 Main St., Tewksbury, MA 01876
Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury, MA 01876

An informational meeting will also be held at the Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St. on Feb. 16, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.

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