News Archive

  • 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...

  • New Facilities Funding for Early Education Program...
    Eye on Early Education / Sep 13, 2017

    Massachusetts has just announced the release of $4.1 million in facilities grants. Typically, these funds help early education and after school programs repair, renovate, and expand their buildings. This round of funding...

  • Worcester early education center serving at-risk s...
    Worcester Telegram / Sep 08, 2017

    Rotting wood and rusted bolts at the Rainbow Child Development Center’s old play area have been replaced by brand-new playsets, thanks to the generosity of donors and a six-figure government grant. Just as important, ...

  • Baker-Polito Administration Awards $4.1 Million fo...
    Executive Office of Education / Aug 31, 2017

    The Baker-Polito Administration and the Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC) today announced $4.1 million in grant awards for facility improvements at early education and care programs that serve...

  • 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. ...

  • $1.1M announced for Head Start in Webster
    Worcester Telegram / Aug 31, 2017

    Federal, state and local officials converged on a vacant School Street building Thursday to celebrate its future as an early childhood education facility, and the infusion of more than $1 million toward the effort. Lt...

  • 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, and preservation of...

  • 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 across the Commonwealth....

  • 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...