The Metlo, BPDA luxury apartment rental building with a focus on technology, sustainability, and modern design. Located steps from the Boston Harborwalk in the Seaport, a dynamic and vibrant community with some of Boston's most exciting retail, and dining.
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Boston's hottest neighborhood may surprise you -- it's Seaport! Once an industrial area of 100-year-old warehouses and parking lots, Seaport has transformed into Boston's trendiest neighborhood. With its fantastic harbor views and proximity to Downtown Boston -- less than a mile northwest -- this is downtown without the downtown price tag. Seaport is home to some of Boston's best restaurants, like Rosa Mexicano and Strega Waterfront. Harbor Way provides a place to enjoy a sunny day and perhaps hop aboard the Spirit of Boston for a lunch or dinner cruise around Boston Harbor.
Seaport is home to artists, entrepreneurs, and musicians. It has a strong sense of community and pride. It is also close to everything -- Boston Logan International Airport is across the harbor, M Street Beach is on the south end, and the historic Fort Point, the University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston Common, and Faneuil Hall Marketplace are all close by.
FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED / PROCESS
Please note, this is not a lottery. Applications for The Metlo 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 Metlo 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).
- Program: Boston and Planning Development Agency (BPDA)
- Number of income-restricted apartments: 54
- Apartment sizes: Studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, 3 bedroom
- ADA accessible apartments: One- 1 bedroom, Two- 2 bedrooms
- Maximum Income limits: 70% AMI (Area Median Income)
- Asset limit: 70% AMI: $75,000 Asset Limits do not include retirement but do include the assessed value of real estate owned by applicants. For households in which all members are over 65, the asset limit is $250,000 (including retirement).
Current Rental Availability
|Property||# Beds||Rent||Minimum Income||Income Limit (AMI)||Units Available||Accessible Units|
|Orchards||2 - Bedroom||$2,354||$70,620||80%||1||0|
|Ennea||Studio||$1,472||$51,951||51% (Minimum) - 80% (Maximum)||1||0|
|Ennea||2-Bedroom||$1,926||$59,401||51% (Minimum) - 80% (Maximum)||2||0|
|Ennea||3-Bedroom||$3,167||$106,651||81% (Minimum) - 110% (Maximum)||1||0|
|Canton Woods||1 - Bedroom||$2,021||$60,630||80%||1||0|
|The Cove||2 - Bedroom||$2,391||$71,730||80%||1||1|
|Tremont||2 - Bedroom||$2,464||$84,564.48||80%||1||0|
|176 Washington||1 - Bedroom||$2,004||$60,120||80%||1||0|
|Woburn Heights||1-Bedroom||$2,019||$60,570||80%||8||2 units built out for Households with Mobility Impairments|
|Woburn Heights||2-Bedroom||$2,420||$72,600||80%||17||2 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|
|80 Bridge Street||1-Bedroom||$2,078||$62,340||80%||1||0|
|Waterstone of Lexington||1 - Bedroom Assisted Living||$3,915||1 person HH - $ 58,725 , 2 person HH - $67,125||80%||2||0|
|Waterstone of Lexington||1 - Bedroom Independent living rent||$2,983.33||$59,666.60||80%||9||0|
|Waterstone of Lexington||2- Bedroom Independent living rent||$3,356.67||$67,133.20||80%||5||0|
|Haywood House||1 Bedroom - Age Restricted 62+ all members of household||$1,929||57,870||99%||10||0|
BPDA Income Limits for 2023
|Household Size||70% AMI||80% AMI||90% AMI||100% AMI||110% AMI||120% AMI||150% AMI|
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? Water Is the stove electric or gas? Electric Is the washer/dryer included? Yes, electric Is parking available? Yes, at market rate which is yet to be determined Is storage available? Yes, at market rate which is yet to be determined What is the pet policy? ? Pets are allowed, 2 per unit Is there a monthly pet fee? Yes, with a refundable pet deposit and a monthly pet rent. If you have questions about this property, please contact us.