POUA In the News

Posts from October 2011

Cardinal’s Blog 10.22.11

October 2011 - On Wednesday, I went to a dedication of a renovated permanent housing facility for people who have struggled with homelessness. Our Urban Planning Office, that does so much to provide low-income housing to people, has partnered with the Pine Street Inn, a local shelter for the homeless, in acquiring some property and refurbishing it.

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Officials, Supporters Celebrate Upton Street Project

October 2011 - The past controversy of the 40 Upton St. project took a backseat Wednesday afternoon, as those involved with the project thanked each other and supporters at a dedication ceremony at the Pine Street Inn.

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Pine Street Inn dedicates new building on Upton St

October 2011 - The South End community and Mayor Thomas Menino joined Pine Street Inn and Planning Office for Urban Affairs representatives Wednesday to dedicate Pine Street Inn.'s new units at 38-42 Upton St. in the South End.

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FHLB Boston Around the Region

October 2011 - On October 19, 2011, the Planning Office for Urban Affairs held a dedication ceremony for 40 Upton Street - 18 units of supportive housing for homeless men and women in Boston's South End.

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State law to aid affordable housing draws strong support at hearing

October 2011 - The state's comprehensive permit law, the subject of heated controversies over the years and a failed repeal effort last year, drew widespread support at a hearing yesterday from groups that say affordable housing remains a big problem in Massachusetts.

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