Housing Authority

Mission Statement:

The Somerset Housing Authority is responsible for providing and administering the Chapter 667 Public Housing for Senior Citizens, age 60 years of age or older and handicapped Citizens of limited income or on disability. The Housing Authority maintains two complexes located on Read St: John F. Kennedy Terrace and Eugene Murphy Village.

John F. Kennedy Terrace is a two story complex with eight (8) buildings housing sixty (60), one-bedroom units. This site includes a community building with kitchen and laundry facilities and houses the Administrative Offices. The initial occupancy date was December 1, 1965.

Eugene Murphy Village consists of fifteen (15) buildings housing seventy-five (75) one-bedroom units. There are nine (9) handicapped units. This site also includes a community building with kitchen and laundry facilities and a Local Tenant Organization Office. The maintenance garage is also located at Eugene Murphy Village. The initial occupancy date was June of 1974.

The Somerset Housing Authority continues to live its mission to promote quality housing opportunities for the elderly and handicapped population.

If you are interested in applying for Massachusetts Public Housing, please visit the link below to fill out an online CHAMP application.



Email the Housing Authority - If you are unable to complete your CHAMP application online, contact us by e-mail. Please be sure to include the word Application in the subject line, we don’t want to delete it thinking it may be SPAM. If you have not received a reply, please contact the office at 508-672-3348. Please leave a message and we will return your call.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Lucia M. Casey Executive Director (508) 672-3348
Kristie Steever Administrative Assistant (508) 672-3348