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Pond Street

29 Pond Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130



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

The Pond Street development, also known as MM Collins, is a small, pretty and conveniently located garden-style development for low- and moderate-income elderly and disabled residents.

We offer many amenities for elderly and disabled individuals. Rents are calculated at 30% of a resident’s income. Residents have the option of choosing a flat rent as well. 


Pond Street is located just off Centre Street in Jamaica Plain, within walking distance of Jamaica Plain Center and a stone's throw from Jamaica Pond, one of Boston's most popular public parks.

Jamaica Plain Center has a variety of stores, banks, restaurants and other businesses. The Stop and Shop supermarket is a few blocks further away in Hyde Square. Many parks and greenspaces surround this area, including Jamaica Pond, the Arboretum and Franklin Park. 


Buses run from Center Street (half a block from Pond) to various locations throughout the city including Copley Square, Forest Hills, Jackson Square, and other locations. 

Programs and Services:

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

  • A Manager and Management Aide      
  • Live-in resident custodian who quickly responds to all emergencies
  • Resident services coordinator on-site weekly to help with special needs, home health services, homemaker services or just to talk
  • Air-conditioned community room with a TV, VCR and modern kitchen
  • Spacious laundry room inside the Community Center
  • Telephone intercom security system
  • Beautifully landscaped grounds with benches
  • Planned events such as holiday dinners
  • Limited resident parking
  • Active Resident Task Force that organizes activities and advocates on behalf of 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 40 1
2 3 2
3 3
4 4
5 5
6 6

Staff Details: Jennifer Haynes
Phone: 617-988-5383

Jacalyn Ruiz
Phone: 617-988-5386

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