News Archive

  • Underutilized hotels can help curtail homelessness
    The Boston Globe / Feb 25, 2021

    COVID-19 has exposed the flaws in our society’s response to homelessness. When the highly contagious novel coronavirus was spreading across the country early last year, emergency shelters were packed to capacity with...

  • Housing, health care for seniors will rise on site...
    The Boston Globe / Feb 19, 2021

    The site of the former St. Therese church in Everett will soon see new life as a mixed-use development focused on the housing and health care needs of local seniors. The Neighborhood Developers recently began construc...

  • Arch Communities and WinnDevelopment Begin Constru...
    Boston Real Estate Times / Feb 11, 2021

    Arch Communities and WinnDevelopment announced that construction is underway on a $25.7 million adaptive reuse project to transform a 104-year-old school building in Southbridge, MA, into 62 apartments for seniors age 55...

  • Arch Communities and WinnDevelopment Begin Constru...
    WinnCompanies / Feb 11, 2021

    Arch Communities and WinnDevelopment, the award-winning multifamily housing developer within WinnCompanies, today announced that construction is underway on a $25.7 million adaptive reuse project to transform a 104-year...

  • The Clarion Opens and Includes New Home for Future...
    City of Boston Department of Neighborhood Development / Jan 13, 2021

    Mayor Martin J. Walsh, developer The Community Builders (TCB) and non-profit Future Chef’s today announced the opening of The Clarion, a mixed-income, mixed-use housing development in Grove Hall. This residence consist...

  • South Shore Homeless Service Organization Plans To...
    WBUR / Dec 23, 2020

    A South Shore homeless service organization is taking a step some hope will start a trend in efforts to end chronic homelessness. Father Bill's & Mainspring is purchasing a Brockton hotel it's currently renting as...

  • Fire-Damaged Westfield Property to Receive $28M Re...
    Banker & Tradesman / Dec 17, 2020

    A 248-unit Westfield multifamily complex that was damaged in a 2018 fire will receive financing from MassHousing, enabling a nonprofit developer to begin a $28-million renovation project. Braintree-based Affordabl...

  • BPDA votes to acquire 104-108 Walter St. in Roslin...
    Universal Hub / Dec 17, 2020

    At its December 17 meeting, the Boston Planning and Development Agency voted to acquire 104-108 Walter St. in Roslindale, a property that has been a conservation priority for neighbors for decades because it abuts th...

  • Biden-Harris Administration Transition Memo: Oppor...
    National Children’s Facilities Network / Dec 16, 2020

  • YW building in Back Bay to become affordable housi...
    The Boston Globe / Dec 11, 2020

    The longtime home of Boston’s YWCA will soon get a new life as affordable housing in one of the city’s swankiest neighborhoods. Developers Beacon Communities and Mount Vernon Co. are set to file plans with the cit...

  • Decade-old law has preserved 20,000 affordable hou...
    Sentinel and Enterprise / Dec 10, 2020

    BOSTON – In its first 10 years in effect, a state law meant to preserve affordable housing in Massachusetts has protected almost 20,000 units but one national advocate said Wednesday that preservation alone will not be...

  • Here’s how the YMCA plans to use a $1 millio...
    The Enterprise / Dec 08, 2020

    BROCKTON — The Old Colony YMCA plans to use a $1 million state grant to renovate child care space in the city to better serve the community and invest in the downtown. "It's a win-win all the way around,” said CEO...