Marcus Garvey Gardens

Roxbury, MA

Marcus Garvey Gardens offers apartments for eligible elderly applicants (62 years of age or older), disabled individuals and families.  All apartments are federally assisted and families pay 30% of adjusted income for rent.

The property was built in 1980 for its present use as apartments.  Marcus Garvey Gardens is a 7 story building located at 44 John Elliot Square in Roxbury, MA.  The property offers 161 units; of which 155 are one bedroom apartments.  The remaining 6 units are three-bedroom apartment homes with two full baths.  Apartments are equipped with wall sleeve air conditioners, refrigerator, range, dishwasher, garbage disposal, a combination of wall-to-wall carpeting and vinyl tile flooring, and shades for your convenience.  Property amenities include a community center, courtyard area with a large seating area, a community garden located along side of the building, and on-site laundry facilities.

Building entries offer a glassed vestibule with an intercom system for guests.  Off of the main lobby is a sitting area and the management office.  Just outside of the lobby area is a nice patio with seating.

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Amenities & Features

  • 1 Bedroom Apartments, and 3 Bedroom Townhouses
  • Smoke-Free Community
  • Utilities Included
  • Fully Applianced Kitchens
  • Emergency Pull-Cord System in 1 BR Units
  • Community Room with Kitchen
  • Computer and Media Room
  • Mini-Mart and Hair Salon
  • On-Site Laundry Facility
  • On-Site Parking
  • Resident Services Coordinator
  • Professional On-Site Management
  • 24-Hour Emergency Maintenance
  • Pet Friendly
    • * restrictions apply

Contact Us

Property Manager

[P] 617-442-0281
[TTY] 711 or 800-439-2370
[F] 617-307-7942

Directions & Map

How to Qualify

Restrictions may apply and are discussed during your site visit.


How to Apply

For more information and/or assistance with the application process, visit or call the management office Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday 10:00am – 6:30pm. (Closed to the Public on Wednesdays).