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1875 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester, MA 02124

617 988-5266


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 Peabody Englewood Apartments.

Peabody Englewood is a warm, welcoming community that offers a variety of living arrangements for low- and moderate-income elderly and disabled persons. Peabody Englewood offers approximately 103 one- and two-bedroom apartments in a six-story, elevator-equipped building. This modern building was built in the early 1980s and is located in Peabody Square in Dorchester near many shops and services.

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 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.


Peabody Englewood is located in Dorchester in Peabody Square. A variety of shops and services are located in the surrounding community. There are a number of churches as well. Health care is available at Carney Hospital. Our complex is located nearby at the Ashmont MBTA station

Programs and Amenities:

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

  • 24-hour security
  • Air-conditioned community room with a High-Definition TV donated by the Boston Red Sox and VCR
  • Modern community kitchen
  • Spacious first floor laundry room
  • Beautifully landscaped courtyards with benches
  • Two patios with benches, trees and plants
  • Planned events such as holiday dinners and monthly birthday parties and a weekly coffee hour
  • Limited resident parking, much of which is under building overhang
  • Health screening that provide blood pressure exams, eyecare and flu shots
  • Computer lab

Management Team:

Peabody Englewood 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.

Large common area can accommodate almost any type of function

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 96 1 7
2 4 2 2
3 3
4 4
5 5
6 6

Region: 3

Staff Details: 3

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