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Baker-Polito Administration and CEDAC Award funding in 2022 Winter Rental Round to help create or preserve more than 1,474 units of affordable housing across Massachusetts

CEDAC committed predevelopment or acquisition financing to 6 of these projects - BOSTON, July 20, 2022 – The Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC) is proud to serve as a financing partner in the production or preservation of 11 supportive housing projects announced during the Baker-Polito Administration’s most recent Supportive Housing funding r...

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Baker-Polito Administration and CEDAC Award Funds to 11 New Supportive Housing Projects

CEDAC committed predevelopment or acquisition financing to 6 of these projects - BOSTON, July 20, 2022 – The Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC) is proud to serve as a financing partner in the production or preservation of 11 supportive housing projects announced during the Baker-Polito Administration’s most recent Supportive Housing funding r...

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CEDAC Commits Over $7.1 Million in Early-Stage Financing to Six Community Development Projects in Third Quarter of FY22

CEDAC is proud to report that we have committed $7,125,700 in early stage financing for the production and preservation of affordable housing in 6 projects during the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2022.   Across the Commonwealth, we continue to see a healthy pipeline of housing development projects in urban neighborhoods and high opportunity suburban communities.  CEDAC...

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Looking Back While Thinking Ahead: Celebrating CEDAC’s History

Two years ago, CEDAC launched the INSITES blog in anticipation of an important organizational milestone: our 40th anniversary.  We have enjoyed this opportunity to revisit our history and reflect on the events and the people who have led us to where we are today, and to highlight how community development in Massachusetts has evolved over four decades. This past spring...

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Secretary Kennealy’s #15k4ma Tour Looks at Affordable Housing in the Commonwealth

Massachusetts Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Mike Kennealy has just completed a very special tour across the Commonwealth.  Over the course of eight days, he stopped in multiple communities to highlight 28 affordable housing projects in various stages of development across Massachusetts, and by doing so, he has demonstrated why the state remains a national ...

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces $118 Million in Awards to Produce and Preserve Affordable Housing Across the Commonwealth

The highlight of the year for affordable housing production and preservation occurred on July 18th with the announcement of funding awards in the annual rental housing funding round to 28 affordable housing projects in Massachusetts. When Governor Baker signed the $1.8 billion Housing Bond bill last year – the largest the state has ever seen – it was clear that the Bak...

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Fostering Continued Collaboration for Worcester CDCs

In partnership with the Massachusetts Housing Partnership (MHP) and Clark University, CEDAC launched a series of workshops with community development corporations (CDCs) in Worcester in order to develop a shared agenda for continued City and State investment in affordable housing projects. We recently completed the second year of these workshops, with topics derived from e...

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Bidding Farewell to Commissioner Tom Weber and Deputy Commissioner Bill Concannon

This week, the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) offers thanks to two state officials who have been extremely important to the creation and successful implementation of the Early Education and Out of School Time (EEOST) Capital Fund: Commissioner Tom Weber and Deputy Commissioner for Administration/Chief Financial Officer Bill Concannon. Bot...

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Funding to Produce and Preserve Supportive Housing Units

CEDAC staff attended an event on May 7th at the Worcester YWCA, where Lt. Governor Karyn Polito announced that the Baker-Polito Administration is awarding funding for the production and preservation of 147 new units of supportive housing in communities across Massachusetts. Lt. Governor Polito was joined by State Senators Harriette Chandler and Michael O. Moore, City Manag...

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Mike Gondek Offers Tribute to Community Development Leader Amy Anthony

In December 2018, former Secretary of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Communities and Development (a precursor to the state’s current Department of Housing and Community Development) Amy Anthony passed away suddenly. We’ve asked Mike Gondek, CEDAC’s former executive director, to share with us why Amy’s commitment was so important to CEDAC and the community de...

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