Housing News

  • Main South CDC gets financing for housing on Grand...
    Worcester Telegram / Jan 18, 2018

    The Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation has provided $200,000 in predevelopment financing and up to $900,000 in acquisition financing to Main South CDC for the 92 Grand St. project in Worcester. Main...

  • Historic Boston building gets blessing for housing
    Boston Herald / Jan 17, 2018

    Gov. Charlie Baker, Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Cardinal Sean O’Malley were among the city and state leaders who attended a ceremony yesterday celebrating the transformation of a historic downtown building into a home fo...

  • Howland House gets second life after escaping demo...
    South Coast Today / Dec 21, 2017

    NEW BEDFORD — Guests stepped into the Howland House Thursday evening and exchanged memories of what the building was and now is. At the ribbon-cutting to debut the renovations, Patrick Sullivan, director of New Bedfo...

  • MassHousing Provides $10.8M To Renovate 61 Units I...
    Banker & Tradesman / Dec 20, 2017

    MassHousing announced yesterday it provided $10.8 million in financing to the nonprofit developer Home City Development Inc., to advance the second phase of the substantial rehabilitation of the 136-unit E. Henry Twiggs...

  • CDC PROJECTS CATALYZE REVITALIZATION OF NORTHAMPTO...
    MACDC News / Dec 19, 2017

    The City of Northampton has spent the last four years developing a plan to revitalize the Pleasant Street Corridor, a stretch that has been identified as an important gateway to downtown Northampton.  Two CDC affordable...

  • Sixteen Lexington affordable housing units locked ...
    Wicked Local Lexington / Dec 18, 2017

    Lexington Housing Authority (LHA) is “now the proud owner of five condos at Pine Grove Village,” according to LHA Executive Director Caileen Foley. Foley made the announcement at the Dec. 13 Lexington Housing Autho...

  • Renovations complete at Framingham’s Tribune Apa...
    The MetroWest Daily News / Dec 15, 2017

    When he first arrived in Massachusetts in the early 1980s, Samuel Salguero had no trouble finding an affordable place to live. The 67-year-old immigrated to the United States from Guatemala decades ago, settling first...

  • By-women, for-women housing program helping to sav...
    Boston Herald / Dec 05, 2017

    Soldier On, a Leeds, Mass.-based charity aiming to end veteran homelessness, constructed 16 units of transitional housing specifically for women in December 2015 — and they were immediately fully occupied. “I thin...

  • Blanchard School housing project receives final fi...
    Worcester Telegram / Dec 01, 2017

    The Virginia A. Blanchard School has been vacant for 15 years, but after the last piece of financing fell into place Friday, it should see new occupants - renters in affordable apartments - by early 2019. The final fu...

  • CCRI Supports More Than 500 Housing Units For Vete...
    MassHousing Blog / Nov 30, 2017

    Veterans in Massachusetts and across the country are in need of housing and access to supportive services. MassHousing is partnering with a number of organizations to help increase the availability of quality affordable ...

  • Chinatown Development Includes 51 Affordable Condo...
    Banker & Tradesman / Nov 30, 2017

    A 51-unit development will provide homeownership units selling for under $200,000 in Boston’s Chinatown, a neighborhood under pressure from gentrification and conversion of apartments into short-term rentals. Asian ...