South Common

Affordable apartments in a village green setting


"My life started fresh when I moved to South Common.  This has given me the chance to get back on my feet and work at things I really enjoy doing, plus finding the time to do some community service."


South Common is a 24-unit rental housing facility in Kent, CT, built by Kent Affordable Housing and the Community Builders.This little village of one- two- and three-bedroom apartments is within pleasant walking distance of the Village of Kent on an attractive 3.9 acre site with views and mature trees. The five buildings surround a common green and are adjacent to a small town park. South Common is managed by Ann Marie Ovitt for Connecticut Real Estate Management.

South Common is home to families of many ages and a mix of income levels.  A personal interview and completion and return of the preliminary application are the first steps toward meeting eligibility requirements.  Residents are selected in compliance with Fair Housing Laws.


South Common was built to offer quality apartments for those families earning 25% to 60% of area median income in Litchfield County. Rents in 2019 at South Common vary according to family and apartment size, and annual family incomes, and range from about $300 to $1300. Please refer to the Useful links; other housing tab to view the income restriction chart.

"I like the good sense of community here, and we have a very thoughtful manager, who takes care of us and the whole complex."

View of the Green and 2 of the 5 buildings at South Common


All South Common apartments have a separate kitchen, combined living and dining room, and a full bathroom. The two- and three-bedroom units also have a half bath. All units feature washer/dryer hookups.


One one-bedroom unit and one two-bedroom unit are fully accessible for persons with disabilities. Four additional one-bedroom units are adaptable for accessibility for persons with disabilities.


The application process includes a personal interview. A completed application goes on a waiting list if no apartment of the right size and income level is available.  


For information contact

Connecticut Real Estate Management

PO Box 74, Kent, CT 06757




"South Common is like our own little village with three generations of folks living together, and children running around playing."