The Boston Home, which provides treatment for people with advanced neurological diseases, such as multiple sclerosis, wants to build a 39-unit apartment building on its property at 2049 Dorchester Ave.
The units would be aimed at people with disorders such as MS, ALS, Huntington's and Parkinson's, and their families, the Boston Home says in its request to the BRA to review the project.
Thirty of the units will be reserved for persons (and their families) with significant physical disabilities, mainly paralysis, transitioning from long term care and individuals already living in the community but in need of additional support programs to live independently.
The goal is to create a national model for independent community living incorporating advanced technology and specialized support services for adults with a physical disability, primarily with a progressive neurological disease such as MS.
All would be designated for people making up to 60% of the average median income for the area.
Harmon Apartments small-project review application (21M PDF).