city_hall

Official websites use .boston.gov

A .boston.gov website belongs to an official government organization in the City of Boston.

lock

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS

A lock or https:// means you've safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Trash Day maintenance
/
Our Trash Day online system will be down until 12 p.m. (noon) while we perform routine maintenance. If you need to check your pickup schedule during this time, please call 311 or 617-635-4500.

Housing

The Mayor's Office of Housing is responsible for developing affordable housing, housing the homeless, and managing the City’s real estate. We also work to ensure that renters and homeowners can find, maintain, and stay in their homes.

neighborhood_development_logo
Contact

Get Started

Get Started

American Rescue Plan (ARPA) Funding

The City of Boston has allocated $234 million in American Rescue Plan (ARPA) funding to housing.

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 delivered $350 billion to  state and local governments across the country to support their response to and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The City of Boston was allocated $560 million of this funding, and, $234 million has been allocated for housing. 

Learn More about the City of Boston's ARPA funding for Housing 

Housing Programs Income and Rent Limits

Income limits are based on household size and a percentage of the annual average income for the Boston area. These limits are set annually and subject to change. Housing programs qualify applicants based on their household income.

view the current INCOME AND RENT LIMITS

Learn more about the Mayor's Office of Housing

Find information on our programs, who we are, and what we strive for. 

Learn more about the Office of Housing
neighborhood_development_logo
Contact
Back to top