News Archive

  • Early education programs get financial boost from ...
    Mass.gov / Jul 20, 2021

    The state has awarded $7.5 million in Early Education and Out of School Time Capital Fund (EEOST) capital improvement grants to thirty-six organizations across the state to renovate childcare facilities that serve primar...

  • Baker-Polito Administration Awards $7.5 Million to...
    Mass.gov / Jul 20, 2021

    The Baker-Polito Administration and the Children’s Investment Fund (CIF), with its affiliate the Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC), awarded $7.5 million in Early Education and Out of School ...

  • Rockport State boosts affordable housing project
    Gloucester Times / Jul 18, 2021

    Now with state and federal backing, Rockport's Granite Street Crossing affordable housing project will finally be able to get off the ground after nearly five years of planning. The project is one of 28 affordable h...

  • Baker-Polito Administration Announces $139 Million...
    Mass.gov / Jul 15, 2021

    Today, Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy and Housing and Community Development Undersecretary Jennifer Maddox joined local legislators and offic...

  • CEDAC Backs Mixed-Income Housing in Mattapan
    Boston Neighborhood Network / Jul 13, 2021

    Roger Herzog, Executive Director of the Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC), and its Project Manager, Will Morgan, discuss the agency's predevelopment financing for transit-oriented mixed income...

  • ‘A stepping stone:’ Brewster celebrate...
    WBUR / Jul 06, 2021

    It took five years, but the evidence of progress is everywhere. The newly-paved access road flanked by cement footings for street lights. The cleared lots with white septic and water pipes protruding from the dirt. ...

  • Investors Mine For Profits In Affordable Housing, ...
    WBUR / Apr 29, 2021

    Charles Clark moved to Boston’s South End when he was a young musician, just getting by. Forty years later, he lives in the same historic brownstone, even as rising wealth has pushed many people out of the neighborho...

  • Aging in community
    The Boston Globe / Apr 26, 2021

    With a supportive housing and senior care ecosystem and experienced leadership, Massachusetts can serve as a beacon for the nation. When it comes to aging well, where we live — and how and with whom — has an o...

  • Construction is Underway at Bartlett Station in Ro...
    Boston Real Estate Times / Apr 12, 2021

    Construction has commenced on 60 new, mixed-income apartment homes at Bartlett Station in Roxbury, which will conclude the first phase of the five-phase redevelopment of the former MBTA Bartlett Bus Yard in Nubian Sq...

  • Baker-Polito Administration Awards Funding, Vouche...
    Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development, Housing and Community Development, Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito / Mar 31, 2021

    Today, Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, and Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy joined House Speaker Ronald Mariano, Quincy Mayor Tom Koch, Senator John Keenan, and advocates...

  • State to give new Father Bill’s project in Q...
    The Patriot Ledger / Mar 31, 2021

    The state has vowed to chip in $4.2 million toward the planned new Father Bill's & MainSpring facility for the homeless in Quincy. Gov. Charlie Baker announced the funding Wednesday after touring Father Bill's and...

  • Community Development Corporation of South Berkshi...
    The Berkshire Edge / Mar 22, 2021

    The Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy and Housing and Community Development Undersecretary Jennifer Maddox recently announced the Community Development Corporation...