A 55+ Community

1 Bedroom Apartment Homes in Swampscott, MA

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A 55+ Community - Swampscott, MA

The Machon is a mixed-income senior community – income qualifications and rent restrictions apply. A 55+ affordable apartment community, The Machon in Swampscott, Massachusetts offers the comfort and ease of apartment living with all of the thoughtful finishing touches that make this a wonderful place to call home.

Originally built in the 1920’s, The Machon Elementary School, has been transformed into 38 one bedroom apartment homes. The original architectural detail has been preserved as well as a new addition created. Each apartment home has been designed with seniors in mind, and The Machon offers living like no other with plentiful community amenities and programming that will provide residents with opportunities to lead active lifestyles.

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Mixed-Income (Income Restricted) Rents*

Bed # of Apts. Rent Income Limit Minimum Income
1 BR 30 $1,440 60% $43,200
1 BR 8 ** 30% n/a

Preference for 62+
**Rent determined by PHA based on applicant’s income.
Minimum income requirements do not apply to households with housing assistance.

  • 2 ADA mobility accessible units available
  • 1 sensory hearing unit available

Income, asset, use & occupancy restrictions apply. Preferences apply. Selection by lottery. Income limits based on HUD guidelines and subject to change. For more info, language assistance, or reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities, please call 617.691.0158 or email.

Household Size 30% AMI 60% AMI
1 $26,850 $53,760
2 $30,700 $61,440

Income limits as of 4/1/20
AMI = Area Median Income

Application Information

Information Sessions
In an abundance of caution, and based on current CDC guidance, the information session is available online.
Virtual Info Session

Mail completed applications to:
Peabody Properties, Inc.
c/o The Machon Lottery
536 Granite Street
Braintree, MA 02184

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Community Floor Plans

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The Machon

Interior Amenities

  • Heat & hot water included
  • Fully-equipped kitchens
  • EnergyStar appliances & energy efficient windows
  • Individually controlled heating and A/C
  • Open and airy living spaces
  • Cable and internet ready

Community Amenities

  • A 55+ community
  • Community room
  • Laundry care center
  • Pet friendly (restrictions apply)
  • Professional, on-site management with 24-hour emergency maintenance
  • Smoke free community
  • Access controlled
  • Fitness center
  • Resident Screening room and library
  • On-site parking
  • On-site resident services and activities
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