Our Mission

The mission of the Planning Office, a non-profit housing developer affiliated with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, is to serve as a catalyst for social justice through its work in housing development and neighborhood revitalization. The Planning Office is responsible for developing over 2,900 units of housing to date, channeling more than $625 million of investment into neighborhoods and towns throughout metropolitan Boston.

What's New

L to R: David Hanifin (MHP), Mike Binette (TAT), Lisa Alberghini (POUA), Ron Terwilliger (ULI),Roger Herzog (CEDAC), Todd Gomez (Bank of America) (Credit: Urban Land Institute)

POUA & GHF’s Harbor Place Receives Jack Kemp Award from ULI

Urban Land Institute awarded POUA and Greater Haverhill Foundation's development, Harbor Place, with a Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Award at its annual Fall Meeting October 8-11th at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. The awards ceremony was incorporated into a General Session on October 9th which featured Governor Charlie Baker, Mayor Marty Walsh, and Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Jay Ash, as well as ULI Chairman, Ron Terwilliger. The awards rated projects according to their affordability, innovative financing and building technologies, proximity to employment centers and transportation hubs, quality of design, involvement of public/private partnerships, and replicability of the developments. For full press release, click here. Continue Reading

Amarillys Rodriguez of POUA accepts the MFE Award on behalf of the office

POUA & GHF Receive MFE Award for Harbor Place

POUA were thrilled to accept an award, on behalf of the office and Greater Haverhill Foundation, our partner on the project, in the Mixed-Income category for Harbor Place in Haverhill, from Multifamily Executive during their annual conference and awards ceremony in Las Vegas on September 18th. To read more about Harbor Place, click here. A list of all MFE winners can be found here.

Resident Wins Prestigious Award for Gardening Efforts

AJ, a tenant at one of POUA’s developments in the South End, which is managed by Pine Street Inn, has a passion for gardening that earned him a First Place prize in Mayor Walsh's 2018 Garden Contest. AJ (second from the right in above photo) accepted the award from Mayor Walsh with other category winners at the awards ceremony.

The Union at 48 Boylston Accepting Applications

We are excited to announce that applications are being accepted for the affordable housing units currently under construction at 48 Boylston Street in downtown Boston! The deadline to submit an application for the lottery is August 27th. For more information, click here, and see below to apply.

Click here to Apply Online
Request application by e-mail: theunion@maloneyproperties.com
In person at 888 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111
Or by telephone (781) 992-5320 TTY: 711
During office hours:
– Mondays and Tuesdays: 10am-2pm
– Wednesdays: 3pm-7pm
– Saturday August 11th: 11am-3pm

Completed applications must be submitted online or postmarked no later than 4:00 p.m. August 27th. Applicants may hand deliver applications during the in-person distribution periods listed above, or by email at ​theunion@maloneyproperties.com​ or mailed to Maloney Properties, Inc., 27 Mica Lane, Wellesley, MA 02481, attention: The Union.

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POUA in the News

Dorchester Reporter

Morton St. housing gets city OK

Oct, 2018

Boston Planning & Development Agency

81 affordable housing units move forward at October BPDA Board meeting

Oct, 2018

Urban Land Institute

Innovative Affordable and Workforce Housing Developments and Policies Recognized by ULI

Oct, 2018

Dorchester Reporter

Non-profit groups propose 40 residential units off Morton Street

Sep, 2018


Summer in the City

Jul, 2018

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