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52 Sumner Street, Dorchester, MA 02125



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

Annapolis is a small, welcoming community that offers a variety of living arrangements for low- and moderate-income elderly and disabled persons. Annapolis offers approximately 55 one- and two- bedroom apartments in a unique two-story garden-style environment. Built in 1962, our sunlit apartments have nice hardwood floors and ceramic tiled bathrooms.

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.

Residents pay 30 percent of their income towards rent, prorated rent, or a predetermined flat rent.


Annapolis is located in Dorchester near Columbia Road, with many stores, businesses and restaurants conveniently located nearby at Uphams Corner or South Bay Shopping Center. Health care is available at the Uphams Corner Health Center.

Programs and Amenities:

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

  • Resident activities such as holiday dinners, cookouts and other events
  • Community room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Renovated handicapped-accessible restrooms and community room
  • Health screenings
  • Resident coffee hour
  • Neighborhood crime watch
  • Resident gardening with beautiful yards, flowers and benches
  • Resident parking lot with reserved handicapped parking

Management Team:

Annapolis 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.

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 49 1
2 6 2
3 3
4 4
5 5
6 6

Region: 2

Staff Details:

Lynne Jones  
Housing Manager
(617) 988-5107

Audry Brown
Senior Mgt Aide 
(617) 988-5109

Jose Canalas
Resident Custodian

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