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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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Baker-Polito Administration Announces $63 Million for Affordable Housing Production

15 projects in 14 communities will create or preserve more than 700 units of rental housing BOSTON, 29, April 2022 – Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC) was delighted to join Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy in Gloucester on April 15th for the announcement of $63 million in new funding awards for 14 affordable housing pr...

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CEDAC Commits Over $13 Million in Early Stage Financing to 32 Community Development Projects in First Half of FY22

CEDAC is proud to report that we have committed $13,144,010 in early stage financing for the production and preservation of affordable housing in 32 projects during the first half of FY22. Despite the challenges of the pandemic, we continue to see strong demand for affordable housing projects in communities from Springfield to Topsfield to Winchendon. We look forward to su...

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces $139 Million in Funding to Produce and Preserve 1,346 Units of Affordable Housing

CEDAC staff were pleased to join Governor Baker in Lawrence on July 15th for his announcement of $139 million in new funding awards for affordable housing projects across the Commonwealth. The Governor was joined by Lt. Governor Polito, Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development (EOHED) Secretary Mike Kennealy, and Department of Housing and Community Develop...

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POUA and CICD’s 872 Morton Street Village Project Demonstrates How Affordable Housing Development Can Advance Racial Equity

Today, we announce that CEDAC recently committed $625,000 in predevelopment financing to 872 Morton Street Village in Boston’s Mattapan neighborhood. Planning Office for Urban Affairs, Inc. (POUA) and the Caribbean Integration Community Development (CICD) will create 40 units of mixed-income family housing, with 31 rental units and nine affordable homeownership units. Th...

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DHCD Helps Affordable Housing Production and Preservation Across Massachusetts to Move Forward Despite Public Health Crisis

In October, the Baker-Polito Administration announced the 2020 Affordable Rental Housing Awards. The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) will provide more than $105.7 million in direct funding and $53 million in state and federal tax credits for the production or preservation of more than 2,400 housing units, including 2,166 affordable rent...

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New England’s First LGBTQ-Friendly Senior Housing Initiated by Kuehn Planning Grant

Last November, the City of Boston chose a developer to turn the William Barton Rogers School, a former middle school in the City’s Hyde Park neighborhood, into 74 new units of affordable housing for seniors.  And last month, the city announced that it would commit $2 million towards the completion of this project.  While an adaptive reuse of a middle school into senior...

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A Decade of Housing Preservation: Impact of the MacArthur Foundation Funding

In a highly competitive process among state and local jurisdictions across the country, Massachusetts was selected in 2009 to participate in the Windows of Opportunity initiative launched by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.  This MacArthur initiative intended to address the need for innovative solutions to preserve the long-term affordability of thousand...

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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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