POUA In the News

Posts from October 2015

O’Malley, Others Plan Winter St. School Dedication Monday

October 2015 - Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley, Haverhill Mayor James J. Fiorentini and other officials will be on hand Monday afternoon for the formal dedication of a dozen new low-income apartments at the former Winter Street School.

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Housing project answers prayers

October 2015 - Church and state joined forces to lift families out of homelessness in Uphams Crossing, a multi-unit housing development built on the former property of St. Kevin’s Parish in Dorchester and now home to 80 families of low and moderate income, 20 of whom were once homeless.

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19th-century Boylston Street building could be turned into low-income apartments

October 2015 - St. Francis House and the Archdiocese of Boston are seeking BRA permission to convert the old Young Men's Christian Union building at 48 Boylston St. into 46 apartments for residents making no more than 60% of the area's median income.

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Hold Fannie Mae accountable for affordable housing

October 2015 - New development is booming in Boston, but it can’t keep pace with the demand for housing, putting an especially tight squeeze on middle- and low-income residents. What’s more, an agency whose founding mission was to help avert such crises is actually contributing to it.

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Nonprofit proposes housing development in Mattapan

October 2015 - A Mattapan-based community development agency is proposing the largest housing development the neighborhood has seen in five years.Caribbean Integration Community Development filed plans with the Boston Redevelopment Authority last week to build a 71-unit affordable housing complex outside Mattapan Square at the intersection of Cummins Highway and Regis Road.

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