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Apply for Housing

We only accept applications for properties with current vacancies or open wait lists.

How To Apply

Caritas Communities offers Single Room Occupancy housing (one person per room) for all our buildings except 12 units in Patriot Homes in South Boston which are for veterans with families. To apply, please submit the following information.

NOTE: Five of our properties do not follow our standard application process. See the grey boxes at the bottom of this page for how to apply to:

  • Bedford Veteran Quarters, 200 Springs Road, Bedford
  • Central House, 820 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge
  • Cortes Apartments, 7, 11-15 Cortes Street, Boston
  • Patriot Homes, 273 D Street, South Boston
  • Sean Brooke House, 116 Lindsey Street, New Bedford

What You Will Need

You must include the following four pieces of information: application, waiver, income verification, and asset verification.

Application
Please fill out the application completely. If the question is not applicable please write N/A. You may apply for your desired properties by checking off the areas at the top of the application. If you are interested in our subsidized housing wait list please check Salem.

Waiver
Please sign, date and include your social security number.

Income Verification
Please include your two months pay stubs from each of your jobs. If you are receiving benefits (e.g., SSI, SSDI, EAEDC, unemployment, pension), you must attach a copy of your benefits letter.

Bank Verification Form — to be filled out by your bank

Affidavit of Assets Form

Where to Send Your Application

Submit completed documentation together via mail or fax.

Mail To:
Caritas Communities, Suite 206
25 Braintree Hill Office Park
Braintree, MA 02184

Or Fax To:
Fax: 781-356-1770

 

Bedford Veterans Quarters at 200 Springs Road, Bedford

Bedford Veteran’s Quarters has a different application process from other Caritas properties, including: a different application, additional requirements, and a different submission process. To apply, download the BVQ application and follow the instructions on the application.

Questions and applications should be submitted to:
Edward Currier
Site Supervisor
Tel 781-275-6296
Fax 781-271-0264.
ecurrier@veteranbenefits.us

Central House at 820 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge

Applications for housing at the Central House are processed through the Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA):
Download a CHA Single Room Occupancy Application

Refer to the Cambridge Housing Authority website for additional information: Information for Applicants

Cortes Apartments, 7, 11-15 Cortes Street, Boston

Applications for housing at the Cortes Apartments are processed through the Boston Housing Authority (BHA):
See Boston Housing Authority for eligibility requirements and vacancy information.

Refer to the Boston Housing Authority website for additional information: Cortes Apartments

Patriot Homes at 273 D Street, South Boston

Patriot Homes is managed by South Boston NDC. The waiting list is currently closed. For more information, please contact: Michelle Zenga, michelle.zenga@sbndc.org, 617 268-9610.

Sean Brooke House at 116 Lindsey Street, New Bedford

The Sean Brooke House has a different application process from other Caritas properties, including: a different application, and additional requirements. To apply, download the Sean Brooke application and follow the instructions on the application.

Questions and applications should be submitted to:

Caritas Communities, Suite 206
25 Braintree Hill Office Park
Braintree, MA 02184
Fax: 781-356-1770

Current Vacancies

Questions

If you have any questions, please call the vacancy line at 781-843-1606

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In Massachusetts, housing providers are prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, handicap (disability), sexual orientation, marital status, children, retaliation, veteran status, or public assistance. If you feel you have been discriminated against in housing, contact The Boston Fair Housing Commission, Room 966, City Hall, Boston, MA 02201 or by phone at 617-635-2500.