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Center East Commons

Affordable Housing

Center East Commons
462 Main Street, Amherst, MA

One Studio @ $1,275 • Two 1BR’s @ $1,375 – $1,450
*Rents subject to change in future years. Rents include the cost of hot water, water, and sewer. Residents are responsible for electric heat, cooking, and electricity. One complimentary parking space is available for residents.

Center East Commons is a brand-new development located at 462 Main Street in Amherst. The community will include 3 affordable apartments that will be rented to households with incomes at or below 80% of the area median income through this application process. Apartments feature quartz countertops and quality energy-efficient appliances. Convenient to downtown Amherst and local colleges, there is also a PVTA bus stop outside of the community. Units are expected to be ready for occupancy immediately following the lottery in January 2024.

Maximum Household Income Limits: $55,800 (1 person), $63,800 (2 people)

Public Info Session: December 11, 2023 at 6:00 pm via Zoom
Go to or call (646) 558-8656 and enter
Meeting ID: 818 9317 7595, Passcode: 088159

Application Deadline: January 8, 2024 at 2:00 pm
Completed Applications and Required Income Documentation must be delivered or postmarked by this date. Applications postmarked by the deadline must be received no later than 5 business days from the deadline.

Lottery: January 22, 2024 at 6:00 pm via Zoom
Go to or call (646) 558-8656 and enter
Meeting ID: 857 2736 5609, Passcode: 276410

Attendance is not required at Info or Lottery sessions. To view the recorded sessions at a later date, please search for Center East Commons on the SEB Housing YouTube channel.

For Lottery Information and Applications, or for reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities, go to or call (617) 782-6900x1 and leave a message or postal mail SEB Housing, 257 Hillside Ave, Needham MA 02494. For TTY Services dial 711. Free translation available. Traducción gratuita disponible

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462 Main Street, Amherst, MA
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