The Gerry

120 Gerry Road, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA

The Gerry is a future residential development located at 120 Gerry Road in Brookline, MA. The project will consist of 36 rental apartments. 4 apartments designated as income-restricted or “affordable” to households earning at or below 80% of Area Median Income (“AMI”) and 1 apartment designated as income-restricted or “affordable” to households earning at or below 100% AMI for the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy PMSA (“BCQ”).​

FEATURES

Garage Parking- Each affordable unit will be assigned one parking space at no additional cost.​

Pet Friendly- There will be a monthly fee for pets.​

Bike Storage​

Clubhouse​

Outdoor pool with kitchen and fire pit, on-site​

Management Office​

Community Room​

Fitness room​

NEIGHBORHOOD

The Gerry is located in South Brookline in very close location to Coolidge Corner, Chestnut Hill, Washington Square, Brookline Village, and a short ride from Boston Proper. The neighborhood is walkable and also public transit accessible. South Brookline has become a popular location for family-minded professionals as well as families who can benefit from the top-rated Brookline school system. There are a wide variety of shopping centers, parks, restaurants, and recreational activities in the neighborhood.

FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED / PROCESS

Please note, this is not a lottery. Applications for The Gerry 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 are 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 Gerry is a mixed-income community offering 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).

  • Program: 40B
  • Number of Income-Restricted Apartments: 5
  • Apartment Sizes:  1 bedroom, 2 bedroom
  • ADA-Accessible Apartments: 
  • Maximum Income limits: 80%-100% AMI (Area Median Income) – based on HUD limits
  • Asset limit: No asset limit for 40B

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

Current Rental Availability

Property# BedsRentMinimum IncomeIncome Limit (AMI)Units AvailableAccessible Units
Alta Oxbow 1-Bedroom $2,085$62,55080%1- Age Restricted 55+ Unit 0
Orchards1-Bedroom$2,155$51,72080%10
Orchards2-Bedroom$2,354$56,49680%10
The Artemis at Arlington HeightsStudio$1,834$55,02080%10
Lifetime Living 1-Bedroom$2,219$76,156.0880%10
Residences at 581 Salem Street2-Bedroom $2,261$67,83080%10
176 Washington 1-Bedroom $2,004$60,12080%10
Woburn Heights, Phase 21-Bedroom (2 ADA-M Units)$2,019$60,57080%42 Units built out for Households with Mobility Impairments
Woburn Heights, Phase 22-Bedroom (ADA-M Unit)$2,420$72,60080%21 Unit built out for Households with Mobility Impairments
Anthem EverettStudio$1,903$57,09080%20
Anthem Everett1-Bedroom$2,149$64,47080%60
Anthem Everett2-Bedroom$2,382$71,46080%20
Anthem EverettStudio (ADA Units)$1,903$57,09080%43 Units built out for Households with Mobility Impairments; 1 Unit built out for Households with Visual Impairments and/or that are Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Anthem Everett1-Bedroom (ADA Units)$2,140$64,20080%44 Units built out for Households with Mobility Impairments
Anthem Everett2-Bedroom (ADA Units)$2,369$71,07080%54 Units built out for Households with Mobility Impairments; 1 Unit built out for Households with Visual Impairments and/or that are Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Halstead Studio$2,036$54,79280%11 - includes unit built out for households that have a mobility impairment
Essex Street LoftsStudio$1,492$44,76080%40
Essex Street Lofts1-Bedroom$1,685$50,55080%41 Unit built out for Households with Mobility Impairments
Essex Street Lofts2-Bedroom$1,862$55,86080%10
Cedar Place 1-Bedroom$2,058$61,74080% 10
Cedar Place 2-Bedroom$2,422$72,66080% 10
93 Centre Street1-Bedroom (ADA-M)$1,648$49,40080%11 Unit built out for Households with Mobility Impairments
93 Centre StreetStudio 1,437$43,11080%1
South Standard 2-Bedroom $3,785$90,840150% 11 1 Unit built out for Households with Mobility Impairments
Prynne Hills1-Bedroom $2,121$72,792.7280%11 Unit built out for Households with Mobility Impairments
7Ink1 SRO Room in Co-Living 4-Bedroom Suite$1,174$35,22070%30
525 Linc1 SRO Room in Co-Living 3-Bedroom Suite$1,549$46,470100%50
Essex Landing 1-Bedroom $2,257$67,71080%20
Cable Mills 2-Bedroom Condo$185,000 (Purchase Price)-80%10
Harborview 2-Bedroom$3,103$93,090120%10
Prospect Union Square Studio$1,803 - $3,212 (Rent will be 30% of the total household income)$82,951110%11 Unit built out for Households with Audio/Visual Impairments
Reserve at Burlington1-Bedroom $2,219$58,581.6080%20
Tidewater2-Bedroom$2,463$73,89080%10
20 Englewood Ave.2-Bedroom$3,148 $94,44080%10

2023 HUD Income Limits

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH HUD Metro FMR Area
Household Size50%80% 120%
1 Person$51,950$82,950 $124,680
2 Person$59,400$94,800 $142,560
3 Person$66,800$106,650 $160,320
4 Person$74,200$118,450 $178,080
5 Person$80,150$127,950 $192,360
6 Person$86.100$137,450 $206,640

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. 

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

What utilities are included in the rent? None

Is the stove electric or gas? Gas

Is the washer/dryer included? Yes

Is parking available? Garage Parking- Each affordable unit will be assigned one parking space at no additional cost.

Is storage available? No storage available.

What is the pet policy? Cats and Dogs Allowed.

Is there a monthly pet fee? DOGS $60/MONTH AND CATS $45/MONTH    If you have questions about this property, please contact us.

Tel: (617) 531-7123 Ext. 772 – US Relay 711
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