Chelsea MA housing projects

History[edit]

Developments / Apartments - owned and managed by the Chelsea Housing Authority.

) - Also known as "The Woodies, " consists of 70 townhouse apartments, which include 42 two-bedroom and 28 three-bedroom units in twelve two-story structures developed in 1948.

- The "Brickies" as they're called are made up of 128 apartments. 77 are two-bedroom and 51 are three-bedroom apartments. The two, three-story structures located along Burma Road, Exeter Street and Guam Road were developed in 1951.

- Along Central Ave, Watts and Willow Streets consist of 42 two-bedroom, 48 three-bedroom and 6 four-bedroom units built in 1951.

- Seven, two-story structures with a total of 56 one-bedroom apartments first occupied in 1969. These units are located at Sixth, Walnut, Orange and Spruce Streets.

- Located at 14 Bloomingdale Street has 210 one-bedroom apartments first occupied in 1972. The eight-story brick structure with three elevators serving its elderly and/or disabled residents received extensive renovations in 2000. One apartment has been set aside for an on-site clinic and office.

- These four three-story brick structured buildings, were first occupied in 1952. Scrivano has 9 one-bedroom, 52 two-bedroom and 45 three-bedroom apartments with a total of 106 units.

The Family Self-Sufficiency Program (FSS) links public housing assistance with case management to assist tenants working toward financial independence and the possibility of homeownership.

- Contains 96 dwelling units built in 1953. It has 23 one-bedroom, 33 two-bedroom, 25 three-bedroom and 15 four-bedroom units on Mill Court and Crescent Avenue.

- A 152- unit thirteen-story brick structure with two elevators serving its elderly and/or disabled residents. Extensive renovations were completed in 2000.

Residential Opportunity Support Services (Ross) links residents to providers that will work closely with residents so they may age in place, live independently or connect to economic opportunities.

Residential Opportunity Supportive Services (ROSS)

Residentail Opportunity Support Services is a program implemented by the Chelsea Housing Authority to primarily support any resident residing at 260 Clarke Ave. Chelsea, MA 02150 (Chelsea Housing Authority, Margolis Building) in receiving external provider services. The program's ultimate goal is to link residents to providers, through our referral network, that will work closely with the residents so they may age in place, live independently or connect to economic opportunities.


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