Find your new home at Shillman House.
Shillman House in Framingham, MA, is a diverse, income-inclusive community with attractive, fully equipped one- and two-bedroom rental apartments for senior adults age 62+. Whether you choose a market-rate rental apartment or participate in a subsidized housing or tax-credit program, all residents at Shillman House enjoy a private apartment home with large windows that can be opened and closed, a gleaming full kitchen, access to all our beautifully decorated community spaces, on-site dining, and the option to participate in a wide variety of social, cultural, educational, and recreational opportunities.
Look below to explore the full list of features, view our floor plans, and take the video tours. You’ll also find links to our residency applications.
At Shillman House, no detail has been overlooked in creating beautiful apartments that provide a safe, comfortable lifestyle for senior adults. Thoughtful features include:
- Maple cabinets with pull-out shelves, granite countertops, and ceramic tile floors
- Energy-efficient appliances including a full-size range, refrigerator, and dishwasher
- Full bathroom includes a walk-in shower with a seat, a fan and heat lamp, and grab bars
- Additional half-bath on some floor plans
- Generously sized closets
- Individually controlled heating and air conditioning
- Water and electricity included in rent
- Cable-, telephone-, and internet-ready
- 24-hour emergency response system
- Finish materials chosen for healthy living
- Large, double-paned windows for abundant natural light and lovely views of our landscaped setting and surrounding conservation land
- Housekeeping and linen service
- All interior and exterior maintenance
- Laundry area on each floor
One Bedroom Apartment Homes
Shillman House offers three different one-bedroom floor plans. Each offers a full kitchen that’s open to the living area, a full private bathroom, generous closet space, and large windows for beautiful views and abundant natural light. View the video to take a tour of Floor Plan B2 with its lovely bay window.
Two-Bedroom Apartment Homes
Shillman House offers four different two-bedroom floor plans. Each includes a full kitchen that’s open to the living area, generous closet space, and large windows that fill your home with light and provide beautiful views of our natural surroundings. You may select from plans with one full bathroom or one bathroom plus a half-bath. View the video to take a tour of Floor Plan E2 with a lovely bay window and 1.5 baths.
Care Coordination Services
Should you find you need assistance to continue living independently in your apartment home, Shillman House’s care coordinator is available to help you find an in-home care provider to meet your needs. Whether it’s help in defining your needs, locating a provider, or filling out an application, care coordination is a valuable benefit that can make it possible for you to remain in your home even if you’re no longer able to do everything yourself.
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Market Rate Apartments
At Shillman House, our market rate apartment homes are priced in line with other independent senior living options with one notable exception: we do not charge an entrance fee. You simply pay your monthly rent, which ranges from $3,250 to $3,650 for single occupancy, depending on the size, location, and specific floor plan you choose. In addition, there is a second-person fee of $550.
Your monthly rent also includes some valuable benefits such as continental breakfast and chef-prepared dinner Monday through Saturday, Sunday brunch, biweekly housekeeping and flat linen service, water, and electricity. Add in all the fun and interesting events, groups, classes, and programs, and you’ll quickly see that Shillman House is a great value for an exceptional lifestyle.
To see how life at Shillman House will compare to your current living situation, use our helpful Home Cost Comparison Worksheet.
Income-Based Affordable Housing
We’re thrilled to know you’re interested in making Shillman House your new home. Since we typically have a lengthy waitlist for income-based apartment homes, we encourage you to complete an application as early as possible. As soon as your application is filed with our 2Life Communities Leasing Office, we’ll send an acknowledgment and provide more information on our waitlist procedure.
The timeline for apartment openings varies, but you’re welcome to email our Leasing Office any time to check your place on the waitlist. We’ll also send you a letter each year to confirm that you’d like to remain on the waitlist. As your name moves toward the top of the list, a member of our team will contact you to discuss next steps and help you make the best decision for your future.