Inside Ulin House, Leventhal House and Genesis House

Programs and Services

The extensive array of programs and services available to residents of JCHE’s Brighton campus promote an engaged and active lifestyle.  This is a wonderful community for developing friendships, cultivating interests and exploring new possibilities. You can choose to do as much or as little as you like. Programs and services available include:

  • Full time Resident Services Coordinators, including those who are multilingual
  • On-site staff 24/7
  • Exercise instruction and classes including chair yoga and Zumba
  • Cultural and educational activities including resident-initiated programs
  • Scheduled transportation and group trips
  • Tenant council
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • On-site adult day health program
  • Specialized support services including in-home supports and onsite Kosher dining program
  • Award-winning intergenerational programs
  • On-site management
  • On-site maintenance staff
  • Emergency response system 

JCHE’s Brighton campus amenities include versatile community space:

  • Computer Center with instruction
  • Library stocked with a multicultural collection of books, newspapers and periodicals
  • Fitness studio with state-of-the-art, senior-friendly equipment
  • Kosher commercial kitchen
  • Landscaped courtyards
  • Community gardens
  • Art room
  • Convenience store equipt with all the essentials
  • Beauty salon
  • Community meeting rooms for lectures, poetry readings, movies, private parties and more
  • Laundry rooms
  • Resident parking available at no cost
  • Fully accessible buildings and individual apartments 
  • Nine elevators
  • Rent includes all utilities except for telephone and cable television
  • Secure environment
  • Smoke free campus
  • Short walking distance from MBTA’s Commonwealth Avenue “C” line



Ulin House has 242 studio and one-bedroom apartments; Leventhal House has 254 studio and one-bedroom apartments; Genesis House has 209 one-and two-bedroom apartments.

Each apartment offers:

  • Wall to wall carpet in the entry and living area
  • Bathrooms with grab bars
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • Cable and telephone ready
  • Emergency response system in all main rooms and baths
  • All units freshly painted, thoroughly cleaned and re-carpeted prior to move-in  
  • Small pets welcome