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23 Spring Street, West Roxbury, MA 02132



Public Housing - Federal Eld/Dis

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

 Welcome to Spring Street Apartments.

Spring Street is a warm, welcoming community that offers a variety of living arrangements for low- and moderate-income elderly and disabled persons. Spring Street offers approximately 104 one- and two-bedroom apartments in a unique, appealing garden-style environment with units on the basement level, first and second floors.

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. There is a new Fire Alarm System in place. 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.


Spring Street is located in West Roxbury, very close to a variety of stores and services. A Star Market and a pharmacy are located at the back of the complex. There are a number of churches in the area as well. Health care is available at Faulkner Hospital.

Programs and Amenities:

Spring Street offers a wide range of amenities, programs and services to help you feel at home, including:

  • Landscaped grounds with benches throughout
  • Front and backyards
  • On-site voting for city elections
  • Parking and handicapped parking
  • Air-conditioned community room − located in center of complex − has a laundry room, kitchen, TV, restrooms, exercise activities (tread mill) and computer access
  • Health screenings  -Every third Tuesday of the month Ethos serves lunch in the Community Room
  • Resident coffee hour
  • Bingo every Thursday
  • Quarterly Crime Watch Meetings
  • Spring Street has an active Tenant Task Force that organizes activities for residents

Management Team:

Spring Street 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-and Laborer

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

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 99 1 4
2 4 2 1
3 3
4 4
5 5
6 6

Region: 1

Staff Details: Maureen Schofield

Maria Bonilla

William Murray

Jason Jones

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