The Bon

1260 Boylston Street Fenway, MA 02215

The Bon, BPDA Income Restricted Apartment rentals are located in the vibrant Fenway neighborhood of Boston MA. These apartments offer a new and simplified approach to renting. You get a fully furnished, purposefully designed apartment, essential services and helpful extras, all included in your monthly rent. Everything you need for daily life is right here inside the building.

FEATURES

Elevator
Bike Storage
Fitness Center
Common Roof Deck
Community Room
All units will come furnished with bed(s), couch, 50" Smart TV, chair, and tables, at no cost.

Fitness center with cardio and lifting equipment

NEIGHBORHOOD

The Bon is located adjacent to Fenway Park and the many shopping and dining destinations in the Fenway neighborhood. Located 0.3 miles from the MBTA Commuter rail station at Landsdowne and 0.6 miles from the MBTA Green Line station at Kenmore.

FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED / PROCESS

Please note, this is not a lottery. Applications for The Bon are processed on a first come, first served basis, as apartments become available.

If there is no current availability, applications are added to the waiting list and initially reviewed upon receipt to ensure completion and proper documentation only. Applications will then be reviewed for eligibility when they are reached on the waiting list.

Applicants will be emailed upon receipt of their application and upon each application review. Please check your email regularly. 

JOIN OUR COMMUNITY / AVAILABILITY & ELIGIBILITY

The Bon is a mixed-income community offering BPDA affordable apartment rentals. Eligibility and income restrictions apply. Find current availability and income limits in the table below.

Minimum income limits apply unless the household receives mobile housing assistance (including, but not limited to: VASH, Section 8 and MRVP).

Minimum income limits apply unless the household receives mobile housing assistance (including, but not limited to: VASH, Section 8 and MRVP).

  • Program: Boston and Planning Development Agency (BPDA)
  • Number of Income-Restricted Apartments: 68
  • Apartment Sizes: Micro Studio, Compact 1-Bedroom, Compact 2-Bedroom
  • Income-Restricted, ADA-Accessible Apartments: 2 Micro Studio units & 1 Compact 1-Bedroom unit built out for households with Mobility Impairments
  • Maximum Income Limits: 70%, 120% AMI (Area Median Income)
  • Asset Limits: $75,000, $100,000

Asset Limits do not include retirement but do include the assessed value of real estate owned by applicants.

Current Rental Availability

Property# BedsRentMinimum IncomeIncome Limit (AMI)Units AvailableAccessible Units
20 Englewood Ave.2-Bedroom$3,158$108,27480%10
Halstead Burlington Studio$2,036$54,97280%10
Orchards2-Bedroom $2,354$56,49680%11
Emery Flats Studio $1,909$57,27080%11
Jefferson Station 1-Bedroom $2,324$69,72080%20
Ink Block1-Bedroom $1.559$46,77070%10
Bremen 282Studio (Artist-Certified Only Units)$1,130$33,90060%4 (Artist-Certified Only Units)0
Bremen 282 3 Bedroom (Artist-Certified Only Unit) $1,678$50,34060% 1 (Artist-Certified Only Unit)0
The BonMicro 2-Bedroom $2,792$83,760.00120%10
Lux1-Bedroom$1,981$59,43080%20
John J Meany Senior Housing (62+ Only)1-Bedroom (LIHTC & Section 8)30% of IncomeNone8%82 Units built out for Households with Mobility Impairments
John J Meany Senior Housing (62+ Only)1-Bedroom (LIHTC & MRVP)30% of IncomeNone30%50
John J Meany Senior Housing (62+ Only)1-Bedroom (LIHTC & MRVP)30% of IncomeNone50%50
John J Meany Senior Housing (62+ Only)1-Bedroom (LIHTC Only)$1,510$2,07860%262 Units built out for Households with Mobility Impairments; 3 Units built out for Households that are Deaf/Hard of Hearing
The Artemis at Arlington Heights1 - Bedroom$1,925$57,75080%10
The Artemis at Arlington HeightsStudio$1,834$55,02080%10
Prynne Hills1-Bedroom $2,121$63,63080%41 Unit built out for Households with Mobility Impairments
Prynne Hills2-Bedroom $2,325$69,75080%30
525 Linc1 SRO Room in Co-Living 3-Bedroom Suite$1,549$46,470100%50
Essex Landing 1-Bedroom $2,257$67,71080%21
Cable Mills 2-Bedroom Condo$185,000 (Purchase Price)-80%10

BPDA Income Limits for 2023

Household Size70% AMI80% AMI90% AMI100% AMI110% AMI120% AMI150% AMI
1 Person$72,730$83,120$93,510$103,900$114,290$124,680$155,850
2 Person $83,160$95,040$106,920$118,800$130,680$142,560$178,200
3 Person$93,520$106,880$120,240$133,600$146,960 $160,320$200,400
4 Person$103,880$118,720$133,560$148,400$163,240$178,080$222,600
5 Person$112,210$128,240$144,270$160,300$176,330$192,360$240,450
6 Person$120,540$137,760$154,980$172,200$189,420$206,640$258,300

NEXT STEPS

The next step is to request a rental application, and then complete and submit your application. Applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis. If there is no current vacancy, you’ll be added to our waitlist in the order received.

Email: TheBon@MaloneyProperties.com Phone: (617) 639 – 3064 Ext 741

Free language assistance is available for those whose primary language is not English or have limited English proficiency. For more information or reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities, please contact us.

INCOME & ELIGIBILITY QUESTIONS / FAQ

How is my income calculated?
The household income is calculated based on the gross income of the household. Commissions, bonuses and other regular payments are included and considered part of the gross annual income.

I didn’t file taxes last year. What do I need to provide?
Individuals or households who did not file taxes must provide a verification of non-filing from the IRS in lieu of a tax return. To obtain the verification of non-filing, applicants should fill out a 4506-T form and file it by mail or hand-deliver it to an IRS office. The IRS will mail back a letter of verification which must be provided with the income materials given to the marketing agent. See the IRS website to download a 4506-T form.

I received a pay raise between the time I picked up an application and the time I was income certified and now I am over the income limit. What do I do?
Income is calculated at the time the applicant submits an application to the lottery agent, not during the application process or at the time of the lottery. Eligibility must be maintained from the time of the application pick up until after income certification verification. Unfortunately, if an applicant’s income is over the income limit, the applicant will not be eligible for the particular unit for which they applied.

I have children in school/college, how does this affect my application?
Income from children in school/college under the age of 18 is not considered towards the income of the household.

Are student loans considered income?
Student loans are not considered income and may not be used to income qualify.

I am separated from my spouse, does this affect my application?
Legally married couples shall both be considered part of the household, even if separated. Applicants with additional questions regarding this policy must speak with the marketing agent/seller.

I would like to appeal a decision regarding income eligibility. How do I appeal? Applicants who are rejected will receive a rejection letter in writing and will be given 7 days for the opportunity to appeal the decision.

PROPERTY & COMMUNITY QUESTIONS / FAQ

Property Questions:

What utilities are included in the rent? Gas, electricity, water/sewer, & internet. Tenant is responsible for cable.

Is the stove electric or gas? Electric.

Is the washer/dryer included? No in-unit laundry. Centrally-located, card-operated laundry in building.

Is parking available? There is no avaialble parking on-site.

Note: As a project developed under the City of Boston’s Compact Living Policy Pilot, residents will not be allowed to obtain residential parking permits. They will be notified of this before signing a lease by Management.  Per the Policy, “Developers of projects with Compact Living units must notify prospective residents about the inability to obtain residential parking permits before signing a lease or purchasing a unit.”

Is storage available? No.

What is the pet policy? Pets are permitted with a maximum of 2 pets per unit.

If you have additional questions about this property, please contact us.

Tel: (617) 639-3064 Ext. 741 – US Relay 711
Email: TheBon@MaloneyProperties.com