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The application intake period has closed for the 2018 lottery. Thank you for your interest in Mandela Homes!


Mandela Homes will be accepting applications for a lottery to be held to re-open the 1, 2, 3 and 4-bedroom project based section 8 waitlist. 

To qualify for these waitlists, income limits apply. All applicants will be screened for eligibility. Use and Occupancy Restrictions apply. 
Household Size 30% AMI 50% AMI
1 Person Household $22,650 $37,750
2 Person Household $25,900 $43,150
3 Person Household $29,150 $48,550
4 Person Household $32,350 $53,900
5 Person Household $34,950 $58,250
6 Person Household $37,550 $62,550
7 Person Household $40,150 $66,850
8 Person Household $42,750 $71,150






























How to get an application
Applications will be available August 20 - August 31, 2018 from:
10:00am - 4:00pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
10:00am - 7:00pm Wednesday
10:00am - 1:00pm Friday
10:00am - 2:00pm Saturday

Applications can be picked up in person, emailed, faxed, or mailed from the Mandela Homes Community Room at 1855 Washington St. Boston, MA 02018. 

Applications to be returned must be post marked, emailed, faxed, or delivered in person by 4:00pm on September 10, 2018. The placement of your application on the waiting list will be decided by a lottery to be held at 10:00am September 26, 2018 in the Mandela Homes Community Room. 

For more information or reasonable accommodations, please call 617-445-8100 TTY 711