News Archive

  • Five items on area businesses for June 11, 2019
    Wicked Local Middleton / Jun 11, 2019

    The Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC) recently joined Virginia Blanchard Memorial Housing Association (VBMH) and Jon Juhl of JNJUHL and Associates to celebrate the grand opening and ribbon cut...

  • Blanchard School Apartments ribbon cutting held
    Milford Daily News / Jun 07, 2019

    The Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation joined Virginia Blanchard Memorial Housing Association and Jon Juhl of JNJUHL and Associates to celebrate the grand opening and ribbon cutting for Blanchard Schoo...

  • New Affordable Housing Development Opened in Downt...
    STL.News / Jun 02, 2019

    The building, called the Union, includes forty six new units of housing for people who are currently experiencing homelessness BOSTON, MA (STL.News) – Building on his commitment to build more affordable housing and en...

  • How to incorporate clean energy into affordable ho...
    Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito / May 23, 2019

    The Massachusetts Housing Partnership (MHP) is teaming up with the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Boston to sponsor a discussion on how to incorporate clean energy technologies and achieve deeper energy sav...

  • From the Ground Up: Improving Child Care and Early...
    Bipartisan Policy Center / May 22, 2019

    Increasingly, discoveries in neuroscience show that a child’s earliest years are crucial to their social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development, and that the settings in which they learn, play, and grow have...

  • A Housing Monument to Roxbury Activist
    Banker & Tradesman / May 21, 2019

    When Urban Edge began planning our latest affordable housing in Egleston Square, we knew exactly who we wanted to name the new buildings after – Delphine Walker. Walker was a legendary resident of Roxbury and a committ...

  • Baker-Polito Administration Awards Funding for Sev...
    Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito / May 07, 2019

    Today, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined Worcester City Manager Edward M. Augustus, Senator Harriette L. Chandler, YWCA of Central Massachusetts Executive Director Linda Cavaioli, and local officials to celebrate the prod...

  • Honoring Mel King
    MIT Urban Planning News / Apr 26, 2019

    On March 14th 2019, the Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC) honored Mel King at its 40th anniversary celebration at the MIT Samberg Conference Center. King -- a community organizer, former State...

  • CEDAC Honors Community Leader Mel King
    South End News / Apr 17, 2019

    The Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC) honored former State Representative Mel King at its 40th anniversary celebration, held on March 14 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) Sa...

  • Gripped By Housing Crisis, Boston Developers Look ...
    Bisnow Boston / Apr 11, 2019

    Boston developers and policymakers are desperate for more affordable housing tools in the city, but the biggest help may hinge on lawmakers in Washington, D.C. “I think the biggest challenge is the limited resources...

  • Beverly Children’s Learning Center executive dir...
    Wicked Local / Mar 26, 2019

    The Children’s Investment Fund, an affiliate of the Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC), presented Judy Cody, executive director of Beverly Children’s Learning Center (BCLC), with the Mav Pa...

  • Child care is infrastructure. We should treat it t...
    Roll Call / Mar 25, 2019

    OPINION — Millions of American parents dropped their children off at a child care facility this morning. Chances are many of those facilities don’t meet basic health and safety standards. Though we know the quality o...