The Belmont Hosing Authority managers a total of four state-aided public housing developments.
c.200 Family Public Housing (Formerly veterans housing).
Residents pay 27% of adjusted gross income in rent, and pay for individual gas and electric utilities. The BHA pays for water and sewer.
Built in the late 1940’s and first occupied in 1950, this development consists of a total of 100 apartments that include fifty two-bedroom and fifty three-bedroom apartments.
Electrical upgrades were completed in 2015 and the project was approved by Town Meeting and $147,000.00 was appropriated through the Community Preservation Act.
Units have high efficiency furnace’s and low flow plumbing.
c.667 Elderly/Disabled Public Housing.
Residents pay 30% of adjusted gross income in rent. The BHA pays for all utilities (Heat, Hot Water, Electric). Residents pay for their own cable at their election.
Per regulation, BHA is required to maintain 86.5% Elderly (age 60 and over), and 13.5% young disabled (age 18-59) within its c.667 portfolio.
Sherman Gardens Apartments which was built in 1971 and has a total of eighty one-bedroom apartments.
Waverley Oaks Apartments which was built in 1976 and has a total of seventy-four one-bedroom apartments.
c.689 Department of Mental Health
The Authority also owns a two-family accessible home that was built in 1988 and provides housing with a 24-hour support staff for eight people with physical and developmental disabilities.
The Belmont Housing Authority is tasked with the preservation of our current physical assets (property) and our residents’ homes.
Recently Completed projects