POUA In the News

Posts from September 2010

In Salem, $25M housing plan at former St. Joseph Church gets OK

September 2010 - After five years of stops and starts, a $25 million plan to build housing at the site of the former St. Joseph Church got the green light last night. Although the Salem Planning Board's approval of the 76-unit plan is a giant step forward for the stalled project, it still isn't clear what or when something will be constructed at the 2-acre site on lower Lafayette Street.

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Veteran realizes dream in Hayes apartment lottery

September 2010 - Haverhill resident Jose Arroyo won the first lottery for a newly-renovated apartment at the Hayes at Railroad Square. The lottery was sponsored and organized by the Planning Office for Urban Affairs, and was designed to give low- to moderate-income residents an opportunity to live in a high-quality, yet affordable, apartment complex.

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