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705 River Street, Mattapan, MA 02126



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

Hassan offers 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 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.


Hassan is located in Hyde Park, within walking distance to Mattapan Square and the many shops and businesses located there. There are many churches of different denominations in the area as well. Health care is available at River Street Health Center and Mattapan Community Health Center.

Programs & Amenities

We offer a wide range of amenities, programs, and services to help you feel at home. These include:

  • Security guard on-duty everyday

  • Two elevators

  • Resident parking area with visitor parking available

  • Four laundry facilities

  • Large community room

  • A spacious lawn and indoor atrium for residents to enjoy

  • BBQ pit

  • On-site voting

  • Community kitchen

  • Coffee hour

  • Health screenings

  • Surplus food program with the Church of the Holy Spirit

Management Team

Hassan 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.

A Place to Call Home

Please call us at (617) 988-5281 if we can answer any questions or be of assistance to you.
*Some programs and services may change depending on the funding and the needs of the residents.

Carpet: Yes

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 40 1 8
2 3 2
3 3
4 4
5 5
6 6

Region: 3

Staff Details: Patricia McMichael,

Angel Santos,
Sr. Mngmnt Aide
Resident Custodian

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