The Fireman Community is an affordable option for seniors seeking independence and security. 

The Simon C. Fireman Community is a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) - subsidized senior supportive housing community. You or a member of your household must be 62 years or older to live at the Fireman Community.

Income Qualification

The local “Section 8” income limits apply to the Fireman Community and applicants must meet specific income restrictions to be eligible for housing. 

Current federal median income limits (gross) for eligible applicants are as follows:

 1 person2 people
Extremely low income, 30%$31,150$35,600
Very low income, 50%$51,950$59,400

We’re thrilled to have information about Hebrew SeniorLife’s supportive housing communities, along with other affordable housing communities in Massachusetts, included in the state's Housing Navigator website.

Meal Program

Healthy, nutritious, and full kosher meals are served daily. Monday through Wednesday, the meal is served free of charge to all residents. You can purchase a meal on Thursday and Friday for an additional fee, either by the meal or as a monthly meal plan.