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.
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
Property Manager[P] 617-442-0281
[TTY] 711 or 800-439-2370
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).