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Franklin Field Elderly

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91 Ames Street, Dorchester, MA 02124



Public Housing - State Eld/Dis

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

Franklin Field Elderly offers 46 one-bedroom apartments with front and rear entrances in a unique,garden style environment for low and moderate income elderly and disabled individuals and is part of the larger Franklin Field development which provides affordable housing for families.

There are also 16 units for grandfamilies at this location.Our complex is beautifuly landscaped and has many benches for residents to enjoy our plants and trees,including our flowering apple and magnolia trees.  We offer many amenities for elderly and disabled individuals, including a very active Community Center. The buildings have front and rear stairs, and are not wheelchair accessible.

Rents are calculated at 30% of a resident's income. 


Franklin Field Elderly is located at the intersection of Ames and Stratton streets in Dorchester.  A variety of businesses and services are located nearby or within a quick ride on public transportation. Health care is available at the Codmen Square Health Center and the Harvard street Health Center.


Bus transportation is available to the Forest Hills MBTA station(OrangeLine) which provides access to all MBTA lines.Limited bus service is available at the door in the Franklin Field Elderly Development. more frequent buses are available on Blue Hill Avenue, a short walk from the development.

Programs and Services:

Franklin Field Elderly offers a wide range of amenities, programs and services to help you feel at home, including:

  • Professional Staff
  • Live-in resident custodian who quickly responds to emergencies
  • Resident service Coordinator on site once a week to help with special needs
  • Resident Parking
  • Laundry Room
  • Community room for socializing and events

Structure Type

Bedroom Sizes

Wheelchair Bedroom Sizes

Row or Townhouse Bedrooms Number Bedrooms Number
1 46 1
2 15 2 1
3 3
4 4
5 5
6 6

Staff Details: None

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