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Find It: Housing
It’s no secret that getting housing in a major metropolitan area is difficult. Here are some resources to help that process along.
- Patriot Ledger Listings
Local apartment listings and helpful blog posts for homeowners and renters
- Boston Herald Listings
Listings from the Boston Herald
- Boston.com Listings
Listings from Boston.com
- Quincy Housing Authority
This site has listings of the city’s apartments for families, the elderly and disabled.
- Quincy Community Action Programs
This housing program plays a leading role in advocating for, developing and managing affordable housing for low and moderate income families and individuals in Quincy and Weymouth.
- Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership
This organization also serves Quincy. It is conveniently located near the South Station T stop on the red line and have listings and other resources for people looking for affordable housing.
- Massachusetts Housing Consumer Education Center
Hosts a database with many excellent resources for tenants, prospective buyers, homeowners and landlords
- Mass.gov’s Guide to Housing Assistance
The state’s guide to affordable housing, including resources for the homeless, domestic abuse survivors, renters and owners.
- U.S. Dept. of Housing and Development
HUD’s affordable housing search database
Provides emergency housing for women and children experiencing domestic violence. Their 24-hour hotline is 617-471-1234.
- Mary Martha Learning Center
Offers housing search advocacy as part of their services, which focus on helping young women and children who would otherwise be homeless
- Massachusetts Vets Advisor
Lists resources for veterans looking for housing
- Father Bill’s Shelter
Creates and provides affordable, safe housing with supportive services for individuals and families who had once been homeless
- Affordable Housing Online
Information on the process of applying for Section 8 housing.
- Massachusetts Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Form
To apply online, users will need an email address.
- Section 8 Housing List
Listing of locations of Section 8 housing in Quincy
- We Take Section 8.com
Listing of apartments that take Section 8 vouchers
- Section 8 Housing for Rent
Properties owned and/or managed by management companies that already welcome Section 8 vouchers or that offer project-based Section 8 units
- Rental Beast
Includes tips on renting and a neighborhood guide
Has a bright design and map to help users find housing
Listing of Quincy apartments. Be sure to use caution when using Craigslist, and be aware of potential scams
Listings for rental or purchase, including maps and an option to register and save searches
Listings for rental or purchase and a Learning Center for frequently asked questions about the site
Allows the narrowing of searches by neighborhood and whether or not you have a pet
Features a large, interactive map to help housing hunters find what they need
- Banker & Tradesman, Norfolk County, 2015 Annual Transfer (781 page pdf, 4.01 MB)
AKA the Warren 2015 COMPreport. An annual report of area home sales, for price comparisons