Announcements Archive

  • Massachusetts Preserved Over 3,400 Affordable Hous...

    Massachusetts preserved the long-term affordability of 22 project developments with a total of 3,443 affordable apartments across the state using various types of state financing in 2020. The projects consist of large- a...

  • Perseverance and Resilience in a Time Of Crisis: A...

    CEDAC is excited to share our FY20 Annual Report, which highlights how we’ve helped our non-profit community partners continue to develop affordable housing and child care facilities across the Commonwealth. Despite t...

  • Father Bill’s & MainSpring Hosts Supportive...

    In INSITES this week, we recap how CEDAC staff joined Governor Baker and other senior state and local officials at Father Bill’s Place in Quincy for his March 31st announcement of the 8th annual Supportive Housing for...

  • Father Bill’s & MainSpring’s Innovative A...

    In INSITES this week, we hear from John Yazwinski, President & CEO of Father Bill's & MainSpring (FBMS). He shares how what began as an emergency measure to save lives has shifted to an innovative strategy that c...

  • CEDAC Approves $11 Million in Early Stage Financin...

    CEDAC committed a total of just over $11 million in early stage financing for the production and preservation of affordable housing in communities across the Commonwealth during the first half of FY21, which closed on De...

  • Congratulations to Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, the n...

    In INSITES this week, we congratulate Boston Mayor Marty Walsh on his new role as the U.S. Secretary of Labor for the Biden-Harris Administration. We also highlight key housing production and preservation accomplishments...

  • Commonwealth Highlights Investment of $46 Million ...

    In INSITES this week, we share the announcement that 12 projects recently received a combined total of $46 million in capital subsidies as well as $125 million in equity from the sale of federal and state tax credits to ...

  • Massachusetts Funded Nearly 500 Units Of Supportiv...

    In INSITES this week, we share new data that demonstrate the Commonwealth's commitment to funding supportive housing projects across the state. In FY20, DHCD awarded capital funding and other resources to developers that...

  • 1/28 Affordable Senior Housing Vaccine Rollout Vir...

    Residents and staff of public and private low income and affordable senior housing are now included in the first tier of Phase Two of vaccine deployment in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, which we anticipate to begin ...

  • A Decade of the Massachusetts Affordable Housing P...

    In INSITES this week, we recap a webinar that CEDAC convened to celebrate the success of the first ten years of the Massachusetts affordable housing preservation law, Chapter 40T. This landmark law has been instrumental ...

  • DHCD Helps Affordable Housing Production and Prese...

    In October, the Baker-Polito Administration announced the 2020 Affordable Rental Housing Awards. The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) will provide more than $105.7 million in direct fu...

  • PPP Technical Assistance Initiative – An Update

    In April, the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) asked the Children’s Investment Fund (CIF) to create a technical assistance (TA) initiative to increase early childhood education and out-of-school time (ECE/O...