Trio – Newton

845 Washington Street, Newton MA

Now Accepting Lottery Applications!

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Lottery Applications Now Available!



Trio is a 140 unit rental apartment community on the corner of Washington St and Walnut St in Newtonville, a prime location which is within walking distance to many shops, restaurants, and coffee houses, and which provides convenient access to the Newton Public Library, Newton North High School, and Newton’s many parks and open spaces including Cold Springs Park and Cabot Field. Also easily accessible are Newton Center and Downtown Boston via the Mass Pike or via the commuter rail located just across the street. 35 units will be available through this lottery process. All units have high end apartment grade finishes including steel front appliances and in-unit washers and dryers. Trio offers an indoor fitness center area, multiple food and beverage options, two roof decks with grilling stations and fireplaces, an outdoor plaza with café seating, a game room a club room with a lounge, a coffee station, and both indoor and outdoor community space.

There are units within four income tiers at Trio — 50%AMI, 80%AMI, 100%AMI, 120%AMI. The Income Limits below are listed by tier, starting by the smallest size household and working up to the largest size household within that income tier.

Rent Prices:

120% AMI Units: Three 1BR $2,492*, Four 2BR $2,804*

100% AMI Units: Two Studio $1,784*, Two 1BR $2,039*, Two 2BR $2,294*, One 3BR $2,549*

80% AMI Units: One Studio $1,447*, Five 1BR $1,621*, Four 2BR $1,753*,

50% AMI Units: One Studio $923*, Five 1BR $1,021*, Four 2BR $1,079*, One 3BR $1,139*

*See Income Limits Below! Utilities not included.  Tenants will pay own Gas Heat and Hot Water and Cooking, Electricity, Water and Sewer.  For 50% and 80% units, one parking spot is included.  Parking is NOT included for the 100% and 120% AMI units, and parking is estimated to be $200/mo

Voucher holders (like Section 8 and other rental certificates) are encouraged to apply, even if their gross household income is less than the advertised minimums. Applicants who receive a housing subsidy (like Section 8) are not subject to the minimum income requirements for these units, but like all other applicants, will have to pass reviews on credits scores, tenant history, etc. 

MAXIMUM Household Income Limits:

Household Size 50% AMI 80% AMI 100% AMI 120% AMI
1 person $44,800 $67,400 $83,300 $99,960
2 persons $51,200 $77,000 $95,200 $114,240
3 persons $57,600 $86,650 $107,100 $128,520
4 persons $63,950 $96,250 $119,000 $142,800
5 persons $69,100 N/A (no unit) $128,520 N/A (no unit)
6 persons $74,200 N/A (no unit) $138,040 N/A (no unit)

Key Dates

  • April 20, 2020: Info Session - 6pm at https://youtu.be/fWcfofWQwBo (or just search "SEB Housing" in YouTube). Conference Call Line: Households can also join by conference call: (425) 436-6200 Access Code: 862627
  • May 22, 2020: Application Deadline - 2pm (applications must be complete)
  • June 8, 2020: Lottery - 6 pm at (LINK to be shared with lottery households)

Unit Remaining

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