POUA In the News

Posts from February 2018

The new tax law cuts a hole in charitable giving

February 2018 - History came full circle recently as construction began at the former Boston Young Men's Christian Union on Boylston Street to convert it into 46 units of permanent affordable housing for men and women experiencing homelessness, and for people with very modest incomes.

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Advocates See Cote Development As A Sign Mattapan Is Changing

February 2018 - (Audio clip of radio piece) When Mattapan residents pass by the old Cote Ford dealership on Cummins Highway, some see a symbol of neglect -- a boarded-up beige brick building, with graffiti on the walls and weeds cracking through the pavement.

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Cote Ford site poised for re-birth in Mattapan

February 2018 - When Mattapan residents pass by the old Cote Ford dealership on Cummins Highway, some see a symbol of neglect – a boarded-up beige brick building with graffiti on the walls and weeds cracking through the pavement. Now, more than three decades after the business closed, this key piece of local real estate is coming back to life.

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Cardinal Seán’s Blog - The Union Groundbreaking

February 2018 - On Tuesday, I was very pleased to join in the groundbreaking ceremony of The Union housing redevelopment on Boylston Street in Boston, which is a collaboration between St. Francis House and the archdiocese’s Planning Office for Urban Affairs.

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