POUA In the News
Posts from December 2009
Milestone for major local player in affordable housing
December 2009 - The assembly at the Hotel Commonwealth on a mid-December night looked like just about any other reasonably fancy holiday party. The organization being feted at the 40th-anniversary shindig has a perfectly bland corporate name: The Planning Office for Urban Affairs...but there were a few things that set the event apart.
Housing the Poor: Planning Office Marks 40 years of mission
December 2009 - When Boston city planners in the 1960s and 1970s acted upon their vision of urban renewal--razing lower-class neighborhoods to make way for businesses, in the hopes of revitalizing city life--officials from the Archdiocese of Boston countered with a vision of their own.
Dellbrook Construction, LLC CM/GC for Hayes Building Redevelopment
December 2009 - The Hayes Building Redevelopment is a mixed-income, mixed-use, transit-oriented development that represents a critical piece in the ongoing revitalization of downtown Haverhill.
Shop Where You Live
December 2009 - Work is underway on the third major factory-to-housing conversion in the shadow of the downtown train station, and the developer is anticipating it will be finished in time for occupancy by late summer.