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Housing Opportunities
Beacon House

19 Myrtle Street
Boston, MA 02114
Telephone: (617) 523-8295

Beacon House, located on Boston's famed Beacon Hill, offers 85 rent-subsidized and 32 rent-moderated apartments for persons age 55 and over.

This historic building in a historic neighborhood was completely renovated in 1983 to create affordable housing for Boston elders. One bedroom units and larger studios have large windows and enough room for two persons. Small studios are suitable for one person. All units have modern kitchens, full baths and wall-to-wall carpeting. An extensive renovation of all common areas was completed in 2001. In 2003, Beacon House won the William D. Smith Memorial Award from the Massachusetts Architectural Access Board for the new atrium wheelchair ramp.

  • Modern studio and one-bedroom apartments with fully equipped kitchens and baths
  • Seven apartments fully adapted for wheelchairs
  • Week-day lunch for nominal donation
  • Elevators
  • Roof deck
  • Comfortable atrium, community room, and library
  • On-site laundry
  • Computer lab with professional classes for residents
  • On-site access to MGH Senior HealthWISE program

Conveniently located near:

  • Downtown Crossing
  • Retail shops
  • Grocery store
  • Public library
  • Banks
  • Massachusetts General Hospital

An easy walk to the T and many activities!

Public Events
Beacon House offers several ongoing events, open to elders on Beacon Hill.

Church Meeting
Beacon Hill Baptist Church will meet every Sunday in the community room at Beacon House until further notice. Community members are invited to attend a bible study at 11 a.m. and church service at noon.

Hot Lunch Program Available On Beacon Hill
A hot lunch program for people ages 62 and older and for people with disabilities is open to the public at Beacon House. Hot, nutritional lunches are available for $1.75 weekdays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Elder Exercise Class Open On Beacon Hill
A free exercise class is open to Beacon Hill residents ages 55 and over at 9 a.m. each Saturday in the Beacon House Community Room.

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Elder Housing
Other Available Housing
How to Apply:

Income-qualified persons who are 62 and older, or who have disabilities, may be eligible for state and federally subsidized rents.

Contact the management office with questions or to request an application.

Phone: (617) 523-8295
Email: Redish@rogerson.org

MGH at Beacon House
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Applicant must be income-eligible
at the time of acceptance.

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