Peter Faneuil House
60 Joy Street
Boston, MA 02114
Telephone: (617) 723-4856
Peter Faneuil House provides attractive, comfortable
and affordable housing for individuals and families in the former Faneuil
School on Joy Street, Beacon Hill.
Close to Government Center, Downtown Crossing, Boston Common and the Back Bay, it offers modern apartments in a fully rehabilitated building with central air conditioning, laundry, trash compacting and elevator services. A basketball court and city garden are available for use by residents and Beacon Hill neighbors. All units are carpeted and prewired for cable television.
The 40 single-room apartments and studio units each have private baths. In addition, five two-bedroom and three three-bedroom apartments are available for families. Three units are wheelchair accessible.
Eligibility is based on income, family-size and meeting suitability requirements of good character and credit. These highly affordable apartments were especially designed to be attractive to single people and families who work in the Downtown, West End and Back Bay areas and who want to live nearby.
Single-room and studio units range in size from 245 to 440 square feet and are of two types, studio apartments and single room apartments. Each unit has a full private bath. Two of the studios are wheelchair accessible.
The three three-bedroom apartments average 1,075 square feet and the five
two-bedroom apartments average 830 square feet. All units have modern
kitchens and baths (the three-bedroom units have two baths). One of the
two-bedroom apartments is wheel-chair accessible.
Common areas are available, as well as a garden and basketball court
shared with the community.
Peter Faneuil also features one of the few accessible meeting rooms on
Beacon Hill. The space is available for meetings or small functions.
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