Amory Street

125 Amory Street, Roxbury, MA 02119



Public Housing - Federal Eld/Dis

Where to Apply:
The John F. Murphy Housing Service Center, 56 Chauncy Street, Boston, MA 02111

Amory Street Apartments

125 Amory Street, Roxbury, MA

Amory Street offers a wide variety of living arrangements for low-and-moderate income elderly and disabled persons.This six-story, elevator-equipped building has approximately 181 units in studio, one-bedroom or two-bedroom apartments. Many of our units are equipped with special amenities specifically designed for elderly and disabled individuals, such as emergency pull cords in the bedrooms and bathroom, and intercoms in every apartment. We have units that are handicapped accessible and we may modify existing apartments based on Reasonable Accommodation requests.

Residents pay 30 percent of their income towards rent, prorated rent, or a predetermined flat rent.


Amory Street is located on the Jamaica Plain/Roxbury border near Egleston and Jackson Squares, where there are many stores and services including banks, Stop & Shop, ethnic food restaurants, CVS, Walgreen’s, a fish market, gas station, barber shop, a public library, the E-13 police station, Dimock Street Community Health Center, Martha Elliot Health Center and Brookside Neighborhood Health Center.

The surrounding neighborhood is very pleasant and inviting, with several parks along Amory Street and only a few blocks from the Stony Brook MBTA station in Jamaica Plain.


Amenities at Amory include newly installed carpets and newly painted walls on all floors throughout the building.

  • Very comfortable Lounge area seating and a large LCD/HDTV television /community room area with a television where you can enjoy your breakfast and lunches served by Kit Clark.
  • Weekly exercise classes - domino room
  • Garden and patio area with a BBQpit
  • 24/7 security coverage
  • Community crime watch and anonymous tip line
  • Resident parking
  • Laundry/trash rooms
  • Hot meals provided by Kit Clark Senior Service
  • Wheelchair accessible units

Management Team: 

Amory Street employs a professional management team that promptly responds to all resident needs in a timely manner. The staff includes:

  • Property Manager
  • Senior Management Aide
  • Resident Service Coordinator
  • Two resident custodians

Tenant Task Force:

The Tenant Task Force works hand-in-hand with the BHA, as well as with numerous public and private organizations to foster an independent lifestyle for residents while building a strong sense of community within the building. The Tenant Task Force also encourages residents to participate directly in strengthening their community through a variety of educational, cultural, social and recreational activities including day trips to different New England attractions

Carpet: No

On-Site Parking: Yes

Resident Services Coordinator: Yes

Smoke Free: Yes

Structure Type

Bedroom Sizes

Wheelchair Bedroom Sizes

Row or Townhouse Bedrooms Number Bedrooms Number
1 93 1 20
2 8 2
3 3
4 4
5 5
6 6

Staff Details: Mary Breton
Housing Manager
(617) 988-5228

Carmen Figueroa
Act Housing Manager
(617) 988-5097

Evelyn Gray
Senior Office Management Aide
(617) 988-4062

BillY Shaugnessy
Resident Custodian

Melvin Martinez
Resident Custodian