John F. Kennedy Apartments

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Welcome to John F. Kennedy Apartments

  •   55 Essex Street, Cambridge, MA 02139
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    John F. Kennedy Apartments, sponsored by an Affiliate of the Cambridge Housing Authority, offers affordable independent living and assisted care services for local seniors in the City of Cambridge, Massachusetts.

    The renovated top-of-the-line apartment building features 44 “independent” apartments for the elderly and disabled, as well as 25 apartments for seniors who want or require the option of assisted care services.

    John F. Kennedy Apartments also offers comfortably furnished community areas for residents’ use. These include a main dining room, library, living room, and lovely outdoor landscaped grounds with a pergola and patio.

    The apartment community is conveniently located just one block from the heart of Central Square in a residential neighborhood with easy access to public transportation, banks, shopping, dining and places of worship.

    Types of Services

    • 55 Plus Living
    • Assisted Living
    • Independent Living


    • 44 independent and 25 assisted living apartments
    • We offer affordable monthly apartment rentals with a Section 8 subsidy to serve qualifying disabled individuals and seniors with moderate and low incomes
    • Two delicious meals prepared daily by our chef & served in the Dining Room
    • Regularly scheduled transportation to shopping through the Council on Aging
    • Medication management assistance, with prescriptions delivered to JFK Apartments

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    John F. Kennedy Apartments

    Cambridge, MA