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784 Washington Street, Dorchester, MA 02124



Public Housing - Federal Eld/Dis

How to Apply:
Click here to access our online and mail-in applications, or visit The John F. Murphy Housing Service Center, 56 Chauncy Street, Boston, MA 02111

Welcome to Codman Square Apartments

Codman is a warm, welcoming community that offers a variety of living arrangements for low- and moderate-income elderly and disabled persons. Built in 1972, Codman is a seven-story, elevator-equipped building located just outside Codman Square. The complex offers approximately 99 studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments.

We offer many amenities for elderly and disabled individuals, which include emergency pull cords in the bedrooms and bathrooms as well as intercoms in every apartment. We have units that are handicapped accessible.

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


Codman Apartments is conveniently located just outside Codman Square in Dorchester. Many businesses and services are located within walking distance. A YMCA is located next to the development. Health care is available nearby at the Codman Square Community.

Programs and Amenities:

We offer a wide range of amenities, programs, and services. These include:

  • 24-hour security guard coverage, seven days a week
  • Protected parking area under building overhang
  • Hot lunch served everyday in the community room
  • Air-conditioned community room with TV and VCR            
  • Supported Housing provided by Boston Senior Home Care and Visiting Nurses Association provides on-site case management, monthly fine dining and nutrition seminars, as well as bellydancing and yoga classes
  • Mass Union of Public Tenant Corp
  • Numerous resident activities, including exercise classes, arts and crafts and weekly coffee hours
  • On-site voting
  • One of our spacious common areas

Management Team:

Codman Apartments employs a professional management team that promptly responds to all resident needs in a timely manner. The 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.

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 30 1 4
2 9 2 5
3 3
4 4
5 5
6 6

Region: 1

Staff Details: Chris LeZama
Housing Manager

Jamie Delude
Sr. Management Aide

Ernesto Saliva
Resident Custodian

Benjamin Carmelo
Social Service Coordinator

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