4560 Washington St., Roslindale, MA
Property Manager: Damaris Rodriguez
The waitlist is closed. Therefore, applications will not be accepted.
The residents of Washington Beech have back yards, front stoops, and a central park in which to gather and play. Add to that a Community Center, lots of residential services and attractive design, and this development right outside Roslindale Square makes a great home.
There are 206 apartments in all on this 7.6 acre site. A five-story apartment building sits on the corner. In includes one- and two-bedroom apartments. Sixteen three-story buildings are spread around the central park area and include a mix of one-, two-, three-, four-, and five-bedroom apartments. All are affordable, with 28 available for people earning no more than 60 percent of area median income and the rest for people earning no more than 50 percent of area median income.
There is a laundry room in the mid-rise building; the townhouses have washer and dryer hookups. All the residences and common areas are built to surpass Energy Star standards and include lighting with occupancy control sensors, ultra-low flow toilets, high-tech thermostats for night setbacks, and the latest in high-efficiency boilers.
The park has a fountain, benches and a playground. There is a basketball court, too. The new street layouts allow all apartments to front onto a street so residents can park nearby.
The Community Room includes a kitchen where the active Resident Board meets. An after-school program also meets here, and management provides programs such as computer training and health information classes. Management also holds regular meetings to which they invite community leaders to meet with residents.
In Roslindale Square are many banks, restaurants, shops, a library, a post office, and a Community Center that offers swimming and other activities. The Roslindale Community Health Center is located in Roslindale Village. Public transportation is readily accessible.