24 Bellflower Street, Dorchester, MA 02125



Public Housing - Federal Eld/Dis

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

Bellflower is a warm, welcoming community that offers a variety of living arrangements for low- and moderate-income elderly and disabled persons. Bellflower offers approximately 113 one- and two- bedroom apartments in a modern four-story, elevator-equipped brick building built in 1981.

Apartments range from being fully equipped to modified to handicapped accessible.

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


Bellflower is located in Dorchester, with many stores and businesses conveniently located nearby, including DJ’s Market and Stop & Shop. The South Bay Shopping Center, University of Massachusetts’ Harbor Campus and John F. Kennedy Library are in the area as well. Health care is available at the New England Medical Center.

Programs and Amenities:

Bellflower offers a wide range of amenities, programs and services, including:

  • Keyless door entry
  • Telephone intercom with closed circuit TV for residents’ security
  • Air-conditioned community room with a TV and VCR
  • Emergency call system
  • Resident activities such as dinner and coffee hours
  • Active crime watch group
  • On-site voting
  • Two resident parking lots and street parking for guests
  • Laundry rooms on the second and third floors
  • Health screenings
  • Outside patio for enjoying the outdoors and special community events

Management Team:

Bellflower employs a full-time, professional management team that promptly responds to all resident needs in a timely manner. Staff includes:

  • Manager
  • Management Aide
  • Resident Service Coordinator
  • Resident custodian

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.

Community events, such as cookout, are held in the courtyard

Carpet: No

On-Site Laundry: Yes

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
1 106 1 6
2 7 2 2
3 3
4 4
5 5
6 6



Region: 2

Staff Details:

Lynne Jones 
Property Manager 
Audrey Brown 
Senior Mgt Aide 
David Geezil
Resident Custodian