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Squirrelwood Apartments Lottery

Just-A-Start is proud to make the new and renovated Squirrelwood Apartments available for occupancy by new residents! Please continue reading for more information about Squirrelwood Apartments and how to apply for housing.

About Squirrelwood Apartments:

Squirrelwood Apartments is located in the Port neighborhood of Cambridge. There are 17 new and renovated apartments available for rent at affordable rates. Studio, 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom apartments are all available, and the apartments include modern amenities and professional property management.

The Squirrelwood Apartments community includes 88 households across a variety of buildings and apartment sizes.

Just-A-Start is the nonprofit community development corporation that owns the apartments, and Maloney Properties is the property management company.

About the Rental Lottery:

Income-qualified households are welcome to submit an application to rent an affordable apartment at Squirrelwood. Preference for some of these units will be given to applicants who live and/or work in Cambridge.

Eligible applicants will be selected for the 17 available apartments, and for additional higher income units at Squirrelwood, by a lottery process.

To be included in the lottery, applications must be received before the lottery deadline: Friday, June 11, 2021 at 3pm.

The lottery drawing will be held on Monday, July 12, 2021 at 6pm.

How to Apply:

To learn more about the rental application process, download the application package, and submit your application, please visit

All rental applications will be received and reviewed by Maloney Properties, the property manager of Squirrelwood Apartments.

Just-A-Start is not able to directly accept applications or provide specific application guidance.

For application support, please contact Maloney Properties at 617-209-5439 or email


Please click here for more information and to begin your application process.