The Nines

40 Williams St.

The Nines, Income Restricted apartment rentals, are a premier residential community redefining luxury living. Located conveniently near major routes like I-95 and I-90, as well as the MBTA Commuter Rail, it offers excellent city connectivity. With 350 elegantly designed apartment homes featuring high-end finishes and modern amenities, residents enjoy a lifestyle of comfort and exclusivity. The community is close to the local Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, and a variety of shopping and entertainment options. Additionally, the community's prime location between Wellesley, Newton, and Needham, and its proximity to Boston's West Roxbury neighborhood, make it an ideal choice for those seeking convenience and ease.

FEATURES

Easy access to I-95, I-90, Route 9, and MBTA Commuter
RailMedia room with HD projector and cinema-style seating
Open-aired loggia with cabana-style seating
Outdoor fireplaces with lounge seating
Expansive outdoor courtyard with lounge seating
Pet Friendly

NEIGHBORHOOD

Just west of Boston and East of Worcester sits Metro West, a region that houses a group of towns and cities with significant historical backgrounds. A total of 19 municipalities make up the core of this community, but other municipalities are considered to be a part of the Interstate 495/Metro West Corridor.

FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED / PROCESS

Please note, this is not a lottery. Applications for The Nines 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 Nines 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: 
  • Apartment Sizes: Studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, 3 bedroom
  • ADA-Accessible Apartments: 
  • Maximum Income limits: 80% AMI (Area Median Income) – based on HUD limits
  • Asset limit: No asset limit for 40B

Current Rental Availability

Property# BedsRentMinimum IncomeIncome Limit (AMI)Units AvailableAccessible Units
16 Peterborough Street2-Bedroom$1,766$63,57670%31 Unit built out for Households that are Deaf/Hard of Hearing
69 Bailey StreetCompact 1-Bedroom$1,403$42,09070%30
IdylStudio (ADA-M Units)$1,330$39,90070%2 (ADA-M Units)2 Units built out for Households with Mobility Impairments
Idyl1-Bedroom (ADA-M Units)$1,559$46,77070%2 (ADA-M Units)2 Units built out for Households with Mobility Impairments
The IndieCompact Studio (ADA-M Unit)$1,196$35,88070%1 (ADA-M Unit)1 Unit built out for Households with Mobility Impairments
The Indie2-Bedroom (ADA-H Unit)$1,766$52,98070%1 (ADA-H Unit)1 Unit built out for Households that are Deaf/Hard of Hearing
The Indie3-Bedroom (ADA-M Unit)$1,978$59,34070%1 (ADA-M Unit)1 Unit built out for Households with Mobility Impairments
Ellington Metro West 2-Bedroom (ADA-M Unit)$1,978$59,34080%1 (ADA-M Unit)1 unit built out for Households with Mobility Impairments
Arlington 360Studio$2,250$67,500120%10
Arlington 3601-Bedroom$2,500$75000120%10
BLDG 89Studio$1,330$39,90070%10
Cedar Place1-Bedroom$2,058$61,74080%10
The Nines2-Bedroom$2,721$81,63080%20
The Nines1-Bedroom$2,465$73,95080%50
The NinesStudio$2,172$65,16080%40
Allston Labworks Studio (ADA-M Unit)$1,330$47,88070% 1 (ADA-M Unit)1 Unit built out for Households with Mobility Impairments
Orchards2-Bedroom $2,154$51,69680%51
Emery Flats Studio $1,909$57,27080%11
Ink Block1-Bedroom $1.559$46,77070%10
Bremen 282Studio (Artist-Certified Only Units)$1,130$33,90060%4 (Artist-Certified Only Units)0
The Artemis at Arlington Heights1-Bedroom$1,925$57,75080%10
The Artemis at Arlington Heights2-Bedroom$2,273$68,19080%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
Essex Landing 1-Bedroom $2,257$67,71080%21
Cable Mills 2-Bedroom Condo$185,000 (Purchase Price)-80%10
Village Green1-Bedroom$2,177$65,31080%21

2024 HUD Income Limits

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH HUD Metro FMR Area
Household Size50%80% 120%
1 Person$57,100$91,200$125,076
2 Person$65,300$104,200 $142,944
3 Person$73,450$117,250 $160,812
4 Person$81,600$130,250 $178,680
5 Person$88,150$140,700 $192,974
6 Person$94,700$151,100 $207,269

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? Electric

Is the washer/dryer included? Yes

Is parking available?  1 parking space is included

Is storage available? Yes.  Available to rent based on the size of the storage.

Is there a monthly pet fee? Yes

What is due at signing?  1st month (prorated if move in after 1st) and 1 month security

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

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