Affordable Set Aside Percentage Increased:
Watertown's affordable set-aside percentage for private residential development projects that create 6 or more units or more than 5 lots was has changed. The set-aside has increased from 12.5% to 15.0%, and the affordability is now in two parts. Click here
to see the Town Council approved zoning text.
Foreclosure Prevention Counseling Services available:
Watertown partners with Cambridge Neighborhood Apartment Housing Services, Inc. (CNAHS) to provide foreclosure prevention counseling services to Watertown residents. If you are struggling to pay your mortgage, call CNAHS at 617-491-1545.
FY2018 Annual Action Plan:
The Housing Partnership approved Watertown's Housing-related FY2018 Annual Action Plan at a public meeting on February 21, 2017.
Revised Citizen Participation Plan:
The Citizen Participation Plan for the Annual Action Plan and Consolidated Plan.
Unit Lottery: 77 Court Street, Newton
- Lottery of 1, 2, and 3 bedroom condos. Applications due (not postmarked) by 2:00 PM on May 2, 2017 to SEB.
Unit Lottery: 4 Repton Circle -
Lottery of 757 sqft., 1-bed, 1-bath condominium. $177,457. Open House: April 23, 2017. Lottery: April 28, 2017.
Unit Lottery: Watertown Square Apartments -
1 bed, 845 square feet. Income limits by household size. $1,191.00/month. Tenants responsible for utilities. Applications due to Metro West Collaborative Development (not postmarked) by April 28, 2017.