Housing News

  • MassHousing Finances New Hyde Park Affordable Hous...
    Banker & Tradesman / Sep 15, 2017

    MassHousing has closed on $2.1 million in financing to the Traggorth Cos. and the Southwest Boston Community Development Corporation (SWBCDC) for the construction of the 27-unit Residences at Fairmount Station in Hyde Pa...

  • Four Corners toasts new apartments on Washington S...
    Dorchester Reporter / Aug 31, 2017

    Officials and Four Corners residents celebrated the new Upper Washington buildings, which includes 35 income-restricted apartments and two commercial spaces on Washington Street, at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday. ...

  • Baker-Polito Administration Awards $72 Million to ...
    Governor Charlie Baker Press Office / Aug 15, 2017

    BOSTON – Today, Governor Charlie Baker announced $72 million in housing subsidy funds and additional state and federal tax credits to 25 projects in 17 communities for the creation, rehabilitation, an...

  • MassDev Bonds Finance Roxbury Affordable Housing F...
    Banker & Tradesman / Aug 01, 2017

    MassDevelopment has issued $9.4 million in bonds for Walker Park, a project from the Urban Edge Housing Corp., a community development organization in Roxbury. Urban Edge will use bond proceeds to build Walker Park, a...

  • Baker-Polito Administration Announces Nearly $1.5 ...
    Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development / Jul 26, 2017

    Today, Baker-Polito Administration announced nearly $1.5 million in Brownfields Redevelopment Fund awards to support the environmental assessment and cleanup of contaminated and challenging sites acro...

  • Housing and Community Development Undersecretary K...
    Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development / Jul 21, 2017

    Today, the Department of Housing and Community Development Undersecretary, Chrystal Kornegay, joined Congressman Bill Keating, Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH), the Housing Assistance Corporation of Cape Cod (HA...

  • Lowell’s House of Hope opens new Shelter (Vi...
    Lowell Sun / Jul 19, 2017

    The House of Hope celebrated a milestone expansion on Tuesday that has nearly doubled the number of homeless families it can serve. The nonprofit organization has opened a new 31-family property at 520 Fletcher St., w...

  • On the right track: New home for Metropolitan Bost...
    Boston Business Journal / Jul 14, 2017

    This fall, the Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership — a nonprofit and the state’s largest regional provider of rental-housing voucher assistance — will get a new home of its own: a vacant two-acre parcel formerl...

  • Howland mansion coming back from the brink of dest...
    South Coast Today / Jul 08, 2017

    The stately 10,000-square-foot red brick mansion at 38 S. Sixth St. in New Bedford is a shell of its former self. On the outside, scaffolding flanks the Federal-Greek Revival and plywood remains on what were the home...

  • Massachusetts Sets Record In Affordable Housing Pr...
    Banker & Tradesman / Jun 30, 2017

    Massachusetts preserved more than 6,000 units of affordable rental housing in 2016, according to a statement released yesterday by the Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC), the public-private, co...

  • Housing Bond Bills Aim To Add $1.3B To State Progr...
    Banker & Tradesman / Jun 11, 2017

    Massachusetts is a national leader in affordable housing by creating a system that provides reliable capital funds to affordable housing developers and because of leadership that consistently supports it. C...