Somerville Community Corporation (SCC) 337 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA02143 The Somerville Community Corporation focuses on maintaining the affordability of housing in Somerville by building…More low-cost housing and preserving Somerville's historic building for residential use. Founded in 1969, the SCC also offers financial education and counseling to allow residents to make the best choice for their housing needs. SCC also assists in community organizing and supporting Somerville's immigrant communities.
Somerville House 268 Washington St, Somerville, MA02143 Also known as James E. Hagan Manor, Somerville House is a large Section 8 housing unit. Just on the edge of Union…More Square, this monolithic red brick apartment block is situated in a bustling location. There is metered parking for guests, and a paid garage for residents, along with a few shady courtyards.
The Somerville Housing Authority helps find housing in Somerville for low- and moderate-income families, as well as…More the elderly and disabled. Their offices are located at the Mystic River Development in Winter Hill, just off of Mystic Ave. There, or on their website, persons seeking housing can receive information on housing opportunities and apply for them. (Click here for their website. On the site, click the "Find Housing" tab.) Staff are fluent in English, Spanish and Haitian Creole.
In Somerville, housing is offered at three apartment developments (Mystic, Mystic River, and Clarendon). Section 8 apartment units with reduced rents are also maintained throughout the city. Nine residence buildings are available for the elderly and disabled.
Property owners interested in renting to Section 8 tenants should contact the SHA.
Windsor House Adult Day Health Program 75 Myrtle St, Somerville, MA02145 Bryant Manor at 75 Myrtle Street, is part of the Windsor House consortium, a group of properties catering to the…More elderly, the disabled and those with a history of homelessness. This large facility is located on a quiet residential street a good distance from the nearby highway overpasses. Windsor House is committed to identifying and coordinating appropriate community-oriented services aimed at helping those who have been pushed to the margins of society. Call ahead for an appointment with a residential manager.
Powder House Mortgage Company 775 Broadway, Somerville, MA02144 Family owned and operated since the '80s, Powder House Mortgage Company's goal is to provide the best mortgage rates and…More the best in personalized service. The company strives to simplify the entire mortgage application process, and its staff is always willing to answer customers' questions and clarify anything they don't understand. Parking can be a bit tricky, since the facility is practically on the Powder House Square traffic circle, so be aware that you might have to park on one of the other streets leading to the circle.
Nissenbaum Realtors 775 Broadway, Somerville, MA02144 This Somerville-based realty company is located on Broadway just off Powder House Circle.
Accurate Records 343 Medford St, Somerville, MA02145 Accurate Records was founded in 1987 and is housed in a commercial building that mostly houses music-related businesses.…More Originally a platform for the 10-piece Ethiopian jazz band Either/Orchestra to put out records, Accurate has expanded over the years, growing from a few jazz artists to a hefty stable of bands stretching across several genres. Be sure to call ahead for an appointment.
Khalsa Design Incorporated 17 Ivaloo St, Somerville, MA02143 Khalsa Design Incorporated is a prestigious design and architectural firm specializing in the design of affordable…More housing and government projects. This business has multiple in-house functions, such as mechanical and engineering, designed to meet the unique demands of its clients. Khalsa Design Incorporated provides renovation and adaptive re-use of historical structures. Call the number provided to schedule an appointment.