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Torre Unidad

80 West Dedham Street, Boston, MA 02118



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 Torre Unidad Apartments

Torre Unidad is a warm, welcoming community that offers a variety of living arrangements for low- and moderate-income elderly and disabled persons.  Torre Unidad offers approximately 193 studio, one, and two-bedroom units in an eighteen-story, elevator-equipped building located in the richly diverse South End community.  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.


Torre Unidad is located on West Dedham Street in the historic South End community of Boston. Our complex is very close to a wide variety of stores and services. Several neighborhood markets and restaurants are in the immediate area, as well as cultural venues such as the Boston Center for the Arts. There are a number of churches in the area as well. Health care is available at the South End Community Health Center, the New England Medical Center and Boston Medical Center. Transportation Torre Unidad is easily reached by public transportation via the MBTA's Silver Line Service, and 43 Bus lines or by walking to Back Bay Station, which connects to the MBTA’s Orange Line. The Commuter Rail is accessible at Back Bay as well.

Programs & Amenities:

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

  • Bilingual staff
  • 24-hour security
  • Summer gardening program
  • On-site lunch program
  • Recycling program
  • Adjacent plaza with gardens, benches, as well as checkerboard and domino tables
  • Laundry facilities
  • Air-conditioned second floor community room for parties, games, dances and other resident activities
  • Sliding glass doors that open up to balconies in several units Breathtaking views of the city

Management Team:

Torre Unidad 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
  • 2 Resident Custodians

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 newly constructed park adjacent to the development is frequented by residents.

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 80 1 5
2 3 2 3
3 3
4 4
5 5
6 6

Staff Details: None

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