POUA In the News

Posts from April 2016

BRA approves Cote Village housing complex

April 2016 - The Boston Redevelopment Authority approved Mattapan’s Cote Village project at its Thursday board meeting, estimating $31.2 million needed for the housing build-out. Of the nine BRA projects approved Thursday, valued at $1.3 billion, the five-story Cote Village housing complex will rise from a the site of a vacant auto dealership on the corner of Cummins Highway and Regis Road. It sits near a planned Fairmount LIne commuter rail stop.

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What the BRA approved: April 2016

April 2016 - A partnership of Caribbean Integration Community Development and the Planning Office for Urban Affairs was approved to build Cote Village, a 106,977-square-foot, 76-unit residential building at the site of a former car dealership at 820 Cummins Highway and 30-32 Regis Road in Mattapan. The complex will include 68 units designated affordable, as well as 1,000 square feet of ground-floor retail and a 12,000-square-foot public plaza.

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City eyes new downtown investors

April 2016 - When the Harbor Place project kicked off downtown, business and city leaders said they expected it would be a catalyst for other development on Merrimack Street. Now, as Harbor Place takes shape, several other properties farther down Merrimack Street are for sale or have recently been sold.

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Approved Downtown Crossing affordable housing project moves forward

April 2016 - The approved 46-unit affordable housing project at 48 Boylston Street in Downtown Crossing took a key step forward today as developers Planning Office for Urban Affairs and Saint Francis House completed the acquisition of the building. The Boston Redevelopment Authority approved the 48 Boylston Street project for construction in December 2015.

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Boston affordable housing grants to benefit POUA projects

April 2016 - BOSTON -- Boston mayor Martin J. Walsh announced March 22 that $28 million in funding awards have been given to 12 affordable housing projects in Boston, including two projects being developed by the Archdiocese of Boston's Planning Office for Urban Affairs (POUA).

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