Holtzer Park, located on Amory Street in Jackson Square, will provide 62 new rental homes, which will be affordable to households earning up to 30%, 50%, and 60% of Area Median Income (AMI).
The building will include indoor bike storage, laundry facilities, and a community room. The larger site will offer surface parking and a landscaped children’s play area.
Holtzer Park will utilize a high-efficiency heating system and building envelope, as well as Energy Star-rated appliances. The development will employ environmentally friendly design features throughout and will meet the U.S. Green Building Council LEED Homes Gold certifiable standard. The housing development will also meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star standards. The development team is made up of Urban Edge, ICON Architecture, and NEI General Contracting.
Holtzer Park is part of Boston Housing Authority’s (BHA) 125 Amory Street phased redevelopment project in Jackson Square. The development is a joint venture between The Community Builders (TCB), Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation (JPNDC), and Urban Edge to renovate and preserve 199 public housing units as affordable housing. The project will also repurpose BHA administrative offices into 12 new affordable units, and build approximately 133 units of affordable housing and 214 market-rate apartments in three new buildings on adjacent BHA-owned property.
The lottery application period closed on February 11, 2022. To submit an application to be added to the post lottery waitlist, please visit www.holtzerparkapts.com.