The Somerville YMCA is currently accepting applications for our Single Room Occupancy (SRO) units for men. Rooms at the Y are available for as little as a week or for as long as desired.  Rent is paid in advance on a weekly basis, and there are no long-term leases, or contracts.  Any man aged 18 or older with income or other assets is welcome to apply for our residency program. Residents are provided their own room, and share a kitchen and bathroom. Units are supplied with a twin bed and a dresser.    

Please see below for key highlights regarding housing.

Included Amenities:

  • Heat, hot water, and electricity
  • Basic cable television (resident to supply own television)
  • Somerville YMCA individual membership
  • Onsite management & maintenance team

Resident Rules (additional rules are outlined in Somerville YMCA’s Resident Policy):

 Rent (weekly):

  • $120
  • Rent must be paid a week in advance
  • For initial move in, we require two week’s rent plus $10.00 lock and key fee.

Application Process:

  • Fill out a completed application
  • Our staff will review your application and verify employment/income
  • Provide photo identification as a SORI will be conducted
  • An in person interview will also be conducted
  • Once approved, a negative COVID-19 test will need supplied within 72 hours of moving in

Please send your completed applications to 101 Highland Ave Somerville, MA 02143. The forms can also be emailed to  [email protected] Please contact 617-625-5050 with any questions you may have.  

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Resident Housing Application

Click or drag a file to this area to upload.
I hereby apply for membership in the Somerville Young Men’s Christian’s Association and agree to abide by the rules and regulations of the Association and its Board of Directors.
I understand and agree:
a) This membership is not transferable to another person
b) The Association will not be responsible for losses and theft while in the building
c) This Association does not carry medical accident policy
e) Room rents are due and payable weekly in advance
In case of infraction of room regulations, residency will be cancelled without refund.
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