Announcements Archive

  • 2018 Data Demonstrates Effective State and City Ef...

    At INSITES this week, we look at the successful efforts by the state’s housing agencies,  the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), MassHousing, Massachusetts Housing Partnership, MassDevelopment, an...

  • Spring Newsletter

    Happy Spring! These past few months have been a particularly exciting time for CEDAC, as we’ve had a chance to look back at 40 years of strengthening communities in Massachusetts.  We culminated this milestone at CEDA...

  • Baker-Polito Administration Awards Funding To Prod...

    CEDAC was pleased to be on hand earlier this month when the Baker-Polito administration awarded $8.5 million to support the production or preservation of 147 units of supportive housing across the state.  The seven d...

  • Mike Gondek Offers Tribute To Community Developmen...

    At INSITES this week, Mike Gondek, CEDAC’s former executive director, shares with us why Amy Anthony — former Secretary of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Communities and Development, who passed away in Decem...

  • Baker-Polito Administration Commits to Funding New...

    At INSITES this week, we recap the Baker-Polito Administration’s announcement of funding awards that will support the creation of over 600 new rental units across the state, including nearly 400 units of affordable hou...

  • CEDAC Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary At Event Hon...

    “Teamwork makes the dream work.” Mel King, legendary community activist and former state representative, invoked this phrase as he concluded his remarks at our 40th anniversary celebration on March 14th.  And Mel d...

  • CEDAC 2018 Annual Report Now Available Online

    CEDAC is proud to celebrate 40 years of strengthening communities across the Commonwealth. This year’s annual report reflects on how the vision expressed in CEDAC’s enabling statute of 1978 has evolved into a robust ...

  • For 40 Years, CEDAC Has Catalyzed Positive Change

    In 1978, then-state Rep. Mel King introduced legislation that created the Community Economic Development Assistance Corp. (CEDAC), the nation’s first state agency designed to provide technical assistance to the burgeon...

  • CEDAC to Honor Mel King at 40th Anniversary Celebr...

    At INSITES this week, we announce that we will honor former State Representative Mel King as we commemorate CEDAC's 40th anniversary this month. At the same event, CEDAC's affiliate Children’s Investment Fund will als...

  • CEDAC to Honor Legendary Community Organizer and I...

    CEDAC is announcing today that it will honor former State Representative Mel King at its 40th anniversary celebration.  King, a legendary community organizer, introduced the state legislation that created CEDAC in 1978....

  • New Survey Tool Offers Insight Into Tenant Outcome...

    At INSITES this week, we present the final report from our first-ever project survey using the CEDAC Supportive Housing Data Collection (SHDC) Survey Tool. Last year, CEDAC designed and administered this survey, which ...

  • Winter 2018/2019 Newsletter

    Happy New Year! We’re hopeful that 2019 will be as productive a year in community development as 2018 was. So as we head into this new year, we thought we’d take a few minutes to celebrate the achievements of the las...