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Columbus Commons

Affordable Apartment Rentals in New Britain, CT

Columbus Commons is a new community offering 80 one and two bedroom apartment homes with retail spaces on the street level. Featuring modern amenities including a fitness center, community clubhouse, outdoor gathering spaces, bike storage, tenant storage, and onsite leasing and management office.

Columbus Commons is located in the heart of New Britain, CT, just off of Columbus Blvd. An attractive urban setting with convenient access to shopping, municipal services, and CTFasTrak making it an easy commute to Hartford and surrounding areas.

Construction began late 2018 and completion is expected by the end of 2019. It is Connecticut’s first passive house designed mixed-use development project.

Floor Plans

Columbus Commons features several floor plans. These are examples of a two-bedroom (left) and a one-bedroom (right).

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Columbus Commons offers 16 market-rate apartments in a fantastic location. Rents are currently TBD.

Affordable Living

Columbus Commons offers 64 affordable one and two bedroom apartments. Learn more below.

Affordable Apartment Rentals

Eligibility and Lottery Information


Maximum Income per Household (HH) Size

HH Size 25% AMI 50% AMI 60% AMI
1 $17,675 $35,350 $42,420
2 $20,200 $40,400 $48,480
3 $22,725 $45,450 $54,540
4 $25,225 $50,450 $60,540
5 $27,250 $54,500 $65,400
6 $29,275 $58,550 $70,260

Monthly Rents*

# of Units Type Rent %AMI
8 1 BR $454 25%
8 2 BR $545 25%
10 1 BR $908 50%
16 2 BR $1,090 50%
6 1 BR $1,089 60%
16 2 BR $1,308 60%

*Income limits and rents are subject to change. A utility allowance for electricity based on unit size will be deducted from the gross rent listed above. There are also 16 market rent units available, rent of which is TBD. Sixteen (16) of the affordable units will receive a Project Based Voucher for homeless house- holds. Up to 16 of those units will not be part of the lottery and the applicants for those units will be selected from the contract administrator’s waitlist.


Applicants for affordable units to be selected by lottery on December 12, 2019.

Application Deadline: December 2, 2019 at 5:00PM

All completed applications must be received on or before the deadline at one of these two addresses for inclusion in the lottery:

Columbus Commons
C/O Maloney Properties, Inc.
27 Mica Lane, 3rd Floor, Wellesley, MA 02481

OR: Capitol Lofts, 390 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106

Download Lottery Application

Contact us at 617-209-5401 | Relay 711 | or e-mail us

Request an Application

Tel: 617-209-5401 | Relay 711
Or in person at these locations:

Capitol Lofts
390 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106
M-F 9AM – 5PM

New Britain Public Library
20 High Street, New Britain, CT 06051
M-Th 9AM-9PM and F-Sa 9AM – 5PM

New Britain Housing Authority
16 Armistice Street, New Britain, CT 06053
M-F 8:30AM – 3:45PM

Informational Meetings

New Britain Public Library
20 High Street, New Britain, CT 06051

  • October 22, 2019 from 1:00 – 3:30PM
  • November 13, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:30PM