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186 Marlborough Street, Boston, MA

Cambridge: 820 Massachusetts Avenue

Address Central House, 820 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139
Number of Units 128
Unit Types
  • Both market and subsidized rooms
  • Single room occupancies (furnished or unfurnished)
  • Shared kitchen and shared bathrooms
Handicapped Units 4
Eligibility Men only. See CHA for additional eligibility requirements.
Additional Information
  • Laundry in building
  • Heat and electric included in the rent
  • New rehabbed with new furniture, common areas
  • Microwave and small refrigerator provided
  • Two blocks to the Red Line Station
  • Office staff on site
  • Live-in site manager
  • Cambridge YMCA is in the same building with discounted memberships


Central House at 820 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge

Applications for housing at 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

Cambridge: 820 Massachusetts Ave.

820 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139





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