News Archive

  • Homeless Youth Housing Development Receives Renova...
    Banker & Tradesman / Jun 14, 2018

    MassDevelopment has issued a $3.448 million tax-exempt bond on behalf of Harbor Lafayette Homes Limited Partnership in Salem. The partnership will use bond proceeds to buy and renovate two residential facilities in Sa...

  • Early education gets another needed boost (Editori...
    MassLive / Jun 01, 2018

    The need for a sustained, targeted improvement of Massachusetts early education programs is captured by some disturbing numbers from 2011. According to research done by the Children's Investment Fund, 20 percent of fa...

  • Governor Baker Signs $1.8 Billion Affordable Housi...
    Office of the Governor / May 31, 2018

    BOSTON — Today, Governor Charlie Baker signed An Act Financing the Production and Preservation of Housing for Low and Moderate Income Residents (H.4536), to ensure long-term support for the Baker-Polito Administrat...

  • Massachusetts Early Education and Out-of-School Ti...
    United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley / May 31, 2018

    BOSTON – Leaders from four leading organizations focused on improving the quality of early education and out-of-school time programs today celebrated the passage of critical funding for the construction and renovation ...

  • Sisters of Providence break ground on $10M afforda...
    MassLive / May 18, 2018

    WEST SPRINGFIELD -- The Sisters of Providence have broken ground on Hillside Residence, a $10 million project to build 36 units of affordable, elder care housing on the 27-acre Providence campus at ...

  • Brookview House breaks ground on affordable rental...
    Dorchester Reporter / May 17, 2018

    Assembled for last Tuesday groundbreaking for Brookview III were, from left: Roger Herzog, executive director, Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation; Pamela Feingold, senior VP...

  • UTEC celebrates opening of early-childhood center,...
    May 17, 2018

    LOWELL -- Although Brenda Anderson was excited to get accepted into an employment training program at Massachusetts General Hospital, the news also created a challenge for her: with her limited network, what would she do...

  • Baker-Polito Administration Announces $8 Million i...
    Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development Housing and Community Development / May 15, 2018

    Seven housing projects will provide comprehensive supportive services for individuals, families and seniors   Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development Housing and Community Development ...

  • New Tool in the Fight for Boston’s Affordability
    Banker & Tradesman / May 07, 2018

    Public-Private Partnership Creates Fund to Support Nonprofit Development By Roger Herzog and Sara Barcan Special to Banker & Tradesman As observers of the Boston real estate market know, our historic city is h...

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts 2017 Annua...
    May 01, 2018

    Building a Healthy Living Network In 2017, we created the Healthy Living Network as a way to deepen our relationships with nonprofit partners and provide more opportunities for them to try new ideas and share best pract...

  • YWCA rejoices as expansion set to start Monday in ...
    SouthCoast Today / Apr 27, 2018

    NEW BEDFORD — Jovial voices filled the yard at the YWCA in downtown New Bedford on Friday as supporters gathered to celebrate an expansion 16 years in the making. “I’m beyond excited,” executive director Gail ...

  • Baker-Polito Administration Successfully Preserves...
    Banker & Tradesman / Mar 04, 2018

    Challenges Ahead as Thousands of Units Approach Affordability Expiration Preserving affordable housing is an important priority in Massachusetts, and has become a special focus of policymakers and advocates as the reg...