Historic Downtown Haverhill

Contemporary Elements & Old-World Craftsmanship

1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Apartment Residences

98 Essex is the redevelopment of the historic Shoe and Leather Association Building into 62 apartment homes; one, two and three bedroom units with first floor commercial space. 98 Essex has a vibrancy all its own; contemporary elements blending well with the original, old-world craftsmanship.

This prime location is just minutes from commuter rail and bus transportation, bringing you to Boston or via Amtrak to Portland, Maine. This historic, downtown location is just off Washington Street with an eclectic mix of delectable restaurant choices. You are also close by shopping, medical centers and recreation offerings to help you focus on life’s important things – time with family and friends.

The mixed-income lottery was conducted - View the lottery results.

Mixed-Income (Income Restricted) Rents*

Bed Sq. Ft. # of Apts. Program Type Rent*
1 BR 695 +/- 2 50% $786 Join Waitlist
1 BR 695 +/- 10 60% $841 Join Waitlist
1 BR 695 +/- 3 80% $1,260 Join Waitlist
2 BR 895 +/- 35 60% $996 Join Waitlist
2 BR 895 +/- 2 80% $1,340 Join Waitlist
3 BR 1,075 +/- 2 60% $1,161 Join Waitlist
3 BR 1,075 +/- 1 80% $1,520 Join Waitlist

* Minimum income limits apply except for those who receive housing vouchers. Income, asset & use restrictions apply. Rents, Income limits & utility allowances based on HUD guidelines. For more info, language assistance, or reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities, please call or email.

There are 4 ADA mobility accessible & 2 sensory units.
There are no rental assisted units included in the lottery.


Household Size 50% AMI 60% AMI 80% AMI
1 $35,750 $42,900 $60,400
2 $40,850 $49,020 $69,050
3 $45,950 $55,140 $77,700
4 - $61,260 $86,250
5 - $66,180 $93,200
6 - $66,180 $100,100

Income limits as of 4/23/19
AMI = Area Median Income

Application Information

The mixed-income lottery was conducted
View the lottery results.


Apartment Photos


98 Essex

Apartment Amenities

  • Heat, hot water and central air included

Community Amenities

  • Vibrant community gathering space
  • Laundry care suite
  • On-site parking available
  • Children’s play room
  • Fitness center
  • Bike storage
  • Extra storage space available