POUA In the News

Posts from August 2016

Cardinal Cushing Centers Master Plan Gets $11.9M Boost

August 2016 - Cardinal Cushing Centers, a Hanover nonprofit that supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, announced that $11.9 million in state and federal funding has been awarded to support a mixed-income historic rehabilitation project, a key part of its master plan to create a neighborhood where people of all abilities can live, work, and shop. The financing will be used to convert the Kennedy Building Apartments into 37 units of mixed-income workforce housing for a broad range of individuals and families, including those with disabilities.

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Affordable Housing Project in Massachusetts Will Help Those in Need

August 2016 - Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has teamed up with local politicians to introduce a new project that would bring homes to those in need.

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$90M awarded to communities to house homeless families

August 2016 - Governor Baker awarded more than $90 million in state and federal funds to help cities and towns build affordable housing units. The money will help 16 Massachusetts communities create and maintain more than 1,400 rental units.

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Here are 26 affordable housing projects that just got $90M in state money

August 2016 - Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday announced 26 housing projects across the commonwealth will receive a combined $90 million in state and federal tax credits and subsidy funds, funding that will go toward creating or preserving 1,420 rental units -- of which 1,334 are designated affordable.

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Baker Administration Announces Affordable Housing Development Awards

August 2016 - The Baker Administration announced awards to fund the development, renovation and preservation of affordable rental housing across the commonwealth on Monday. The money will be used to create or preserve 1,420 housing units.

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Gov. Charlie Baker to push for more affordable units

August 2016 - Gov. Charlie Baker is launching a major push to create, renovate or preserve 1,420 rental units across the state, the vast majority of which will be affordable housing, including nearly 500 units in Boston alone.

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Baker administration awards $90 million to affordable housing projects

August 2016 - Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday announced $90 million in government subsidies and tax credits awarded to 26 projects to create or preserve rental housing.

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Seeking housing for low-income families

August 2016 - The administration of Charlie Baker contributed millions to combat housing crisis in the state.

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State Awards $90 Million to 26 Affordable Housing Projects in Massachusetts

August 2016 - In a bid to tamp down rising housing costs, Gov. Charlie Baker announced more than $90 million in support for affordable housing projects across the state Monday.

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Massachusetts announces 26 recipients of 2016 low income housing tax credits

August 2016 - Twenty six projects across Massachusetts received $31 million in federal and state low income housing tax credits in an announcement by Governor Charlie Baker on Monday, August 15.

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Gov. Baker Announces 26 Affordable Housing Development Projects

August 2016 - The Baker-Polito Administration announced awards to fund the development, renovation and preservation of affordable rental housing across the Commonwealth. This award round builds on the Administration’s commitment to expanding affordable housing options for Massachusetts families.

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State commits to affordable housing

August 2016 - In all, 26 projects were awarded a combined $31 million in tax credits and $59 million in subsidies from the state's Department of Housing and Economic Development. The state estimated those funds will jump-start more than $218 million in housing construction.

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Links sought between shelter and services with new affordable housing investment

August 2016 - With an investment of more than $90 million announced Monday, the state is attempting to disrupt the cycle of poverty and homelessness by generating affordable rental housing units and connecting residents of some of those units to social service providers.

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Baker-Polito Administration announces affordable housing development awards

August 2016 - Today the Baker-Polito Administration announced awards to fund the development, renovation and preservation of affordable rental housing across the Commonwealth. This award round builds on the Administration's commitment to expanding affordable housing options for Massachusetts families.

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Affordable Housing Development Awards

August 2016 - Today the Baker-Polito Administration announced awards to fund the development, renovation and preservation of affordable rental housing across the Commonwealth.

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St. Francis House & POUA Announce State Funding for 46 Units of Affordable Housing

August 2016 - St. Francis House and the Planning Office for Urban Affairs of the Archdiocese of Boston are excited to announce the award of funding from the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development to create 46 units of affordable housing at the former Boston Young Men's Christian Union bulding at 48 Boylston Street in Boston.

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Links Sought Between Shelter and Services With New Affordable Housing Investment

August 2016 - With an investment of more than $90 million announced Monday, the state is attempting to disrupt the cycle of poverty and homelessness by generating affordable rental housing units and connecting residents of some of those units to social service providers.

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Governor Baker Announces Funding at Future St. Francis House Affordable Housing Location

August 2016 - On Monday, Governor Charlie Baker announced more than $90 million in state and federal housing tax credits and subsidies that will support affordable rental housing across the state.

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Affordable housing gets $90M

August 2016 - Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday announced 26 housing projects across the commonwealth will receive a combined $90 million in state and federal tax credits and subsidy funds, funding that will go toward creating or preserving 1,420 rental units -- of which 1,334 are designated affordable.

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City Sets October Lottery Date to Choose Harbor Place Tenants

August 2016 - The city has set an October date to draw the names of the first affordable housing tenants to live at Harbor Place, Merrimack Street. The lottery takes place Wednesday, Oct. 19, 11 a.m., at Haverhill Public Library, according to Mayor James J. Fiorentini. As WHAV first reported last week, Community Development Program Director Andrew K. Herlihy told city councilors Aug. 9 more than 50 units of affordable housing will be available through a lottery now taking place through Oct. 4.

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Amid the skyscrapers, a new home for the needy

August 2016 - With all those construction cranes on the skyline and the pretty artists’ renderings of Boston’s newest glass-and-chrome towers, sometimes it’s easy to forget the other side of the development coin.

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Pentucket Bank takes pride in community service

August 2016 - Pentucket Bank's staff will move into new office spaces in Harbor Place to be part of the downtown’s future. They will join a UMass Lowell satellite campus and other business in the complex. “We’re really excited to be part of the Harbor Place project,” Petrou said.

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Lottery for Affordable Harbor Place Apartments Opens to Public

August 2016 - Haverhill is hoping existing city residents take advantage of an opportunity to move into the new Harbor Place apartments on Merrimack Street. More than 50 units of affordable housing will be available through a lottery now taking place through Oct. 4, Andrew K. Herlihy, community development program director, announced at Tuesday’s Haverhill City Council meeting.

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