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Brown Family House

The Harold and Ronald Brown Family House is located at 370 Harvard Street in the desirable Coolidge Corner neighborhood of Brookline, MA.

Age Affordably. Live Well.

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Apply to live in community in the heart of Coolidge Corner, with all the services and amenities you need, and affordable rents. The Harold and Ronald Brown Family House, a brand new sustainable building by 2Life Communities offers:

  • Select apartment and building amenities
  • 2Life’s award-winning programs and services
  • Convenient location close to everything you need in Coolidge Corner
  • Affordable rental prices for all qualified applicants*

 

There is no better neighborhood in the United States for an older adult to live in [than Coolidge Corner]. - Len Fishman, Director of UMass-Gerontology

 

Why Brown Family House?

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Select Apartment Amenities

  • Fully equipped kitchens with quartz countertops and dishwashers
  • Adaptable kitchen and bathroom design
  • Individually controlled central A/C and heat
  • Cable/internet ready
  • Keyless entry and video intercom

Select Building Amenities

  • Building with two elevators
  • Community living room with fireplace
  • Multi-purpose room and card room
  • Ground floor public WiFi
  • Washer/Dryer on every floor
  • Private courtyard and community terrace with views of downtown Boston
  • Beautiful public pocket park 
  • Community-oriented ground floor retail
  • Connection to Congregation Kehillath Israel

Award-Winning Programs and Services

  • On-site highly-qualified 2Life staff provide resident services including fitness classes, wellness services, cultural, social and intergenerational programs
  • Resident services staff provide benefits and care coordination, translation services and more
  • 24-hour emergency on-site 2Life staff response

Vibrant Neighborhood

  • Popular dining, coffee shops, grocery stores, boutiques, an independent bookstore, pharmacies, Coolidge Corner Theater, houses of worship, geriatric primary care medical practice and more
  • Just around the corner, Brookline Senior Center provides a gym, computer lab, music classes, daily congregate meals, HELP referral service, frequent celebrations and more
  • Connection to Congregation Kehillath Israel and its campus partners providing social, wellness and educational programs to the wider community, welcoming people of all ages and backgrounds

Great Transportation Access

  • MBTA Green Line (B&C) and 66 Bus route
  • Additional scheduled van trips from 2Life, Town of Brookline Elderbus and TRIPPS transportation assistance
  • Zipcar Ride Share on-site
  • Please note: no resident parking available

 

Affordable Rental Rates

One and two bedroom apartments affordable to senior households at a range of incomes

  • 49 apartments for low income households up to 60% of the area median income
  • 8 apartments for moderate income households up to 110% of the area median income
  • 3 apartments with rents priced below market
Brown 2020 Rent Schedule

*Information contained herein subject to change without notice. Use and occupancy restrictions apply.

  • Avg. 1BR - 600 sf and Avg. 2BR - 815 sf
  • 4 apartments for mobility impaired, 2 apartments for sensory impaired
  • AMI = Area Median Income for 2020. Households must fall below gross annual income.
  • Please inquire in advance for reasonable accommodations.
  • The following preferences apply: homeless, domestic violence, and applicants with disabilities. Section 8 Mobile Vouchers accepted.

 

Application Process:

ALL APPLICATIONS ARE DUE TO 2LIFE COMMUNITIES LEASING OFFICE BY EMAIL OR POSTMARKED BY MAY 1, 2020 AT 5:00PM.

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Email your application to leasing@2lifecommunities.org

Mail your application to 30 Wallingford Road, Brighton MA 02135 (Do not mail to 370 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446)

Notice: The Public Information Sessions have been cancelled. Please click below for information on the application process and FAQs on Brown Family House. 

Application Instructions and Brown Family House FAQs

 

For all other application and leasing questions:

Call (617) 912-8491

Email leasing@2lifecommunities.org

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Contact:

Valeriia Lendel, Leasing Coordinator
(617) 912-8491 
leasing@2lifecommunities.org

Cindy Katzeff, Executive Director
Brown Family House: A 2Life Community
370 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446
(617) 912-8490 
leasing@2lifecommunities.org


Cindy is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, and practiced law for twenty-two years before joining 2Life, first as the Director of Resident Services at our Coleman House, and then as the Director of Village Centers for the organization. She also served as the Manager for all Senior Adult Programming at the JCC from 2008 to 2014. Cindy has a B.S. from St. Anselm College, a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School, and a Certificate in Change Leadership from Cornell University.