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43 Bow Street, Hyde Park, MA 02136



Public Housing - State Family

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

Fairmount offers town-house living in the residential neighborhood of Hyde Park for low- and moderate-income individuals and families. The complex consists of two-story townhouse units, with additional apartments located in five brick buildings with a total of 199 units. There is a centrally located basketball court in the development and the area is lined with trees and fully landscaped grass areas and shrubbery. Rents are calculated at 32% of a resident’s income.


Fairmount is located in a predominantly residential area of Hyde Park near the Milton line. Faulkner and Carney Hospitals are located within two miles of Fairmount. Also nearby is Cleary Square, home to a new Stop & Shop supermarket, post office, childcare center, banking service, Walgreens pharmacy and a variety of other merchants. Cleary Square also offers a YMCA, newly expanded branch Library, and a Boston Community Center. There are nine (9) Boston Public Schools within the surronding area ranging from Elementary to High schools; High Park High School (grades 9-12), Charter Public (grades 5-12), Boston Preparatory Public (grades 6-12), Franklin Roosevelt (grades PK-8), Channing Elementary (grades PK-5), The Engineering School (grades 9-12), Elihu Greenwood Academy (grades K-5), Grew Elementary (grades K-5), W.B. Rogers Middle School (grades 6-8) and Social Justice Academy (grades 9-12). Not to mention, for childrens' fun and entertainment, visit Sky-Zone, a unique indoor trampoline park less than 3 miles away.


Fairmount can be reached by the #24 bus stop at the intersection of Dana Ave. and Washington Street, and Garfield Ave and Washington Street. This bus makes connections to Mattapan Square and the high-speed trolley to Ashmont Station. The MBTA Commuter Rail is also nearby on Fairmount Avenue (Fairmount Station) and Hyde Park Avenue (Hyde Park Station).

Programs and Services

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

Please call us at (617) 988-5153 if we can answer any questions or be of assistance to you.

  • Updated kitchens and bathrooms and beautiful hardwood floors through-out unit
  • Full-time maintenance staff
  • Special Assignment Laborer that lives on-site
  • Centrally located basketball court
  • Well maintained grounds and landscaping
  • 90% of units have front and back yards
  • Full time staff including manager and management staff
  • Parking on site
  • Each unit has an individual furnace
  • Private basements in each townhouse unit with washer and dryer hook-ups

*Some programs and services may change depending on funding and the needs of the residents.

Carpet: No

Smoke Free: Yes

Structure Type

Bedroom Sizes

Wheelchair Bedroom Sizes

Row or Townhouse Bedrooms Number Bedrooms Number
1 1
2 112 2
3 87 3
4 4
5 5
6 6


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