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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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