POUA In the News

Posts from March 2017

It’s time to slow down that wrecking ball

March 2017 - Now that the Woolworth and a few other old buildings are gone in favor of Harbor Place, it won't be long before that new development welcomes a UMass Lowell satellite campus, a variety of businesses, and tenants in apartments overlooking the downtown. Haverhill is banking on Harbor Place to inject new life into the economy in the eastern end of downtown.

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Daily Poll: The Community Preservaton Act

March 2017 - For more than a decade, towns on the South Shore have been collecting millions in property taxes intended for affordable housing, while building no more than a handful of new homes.

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Mayor Walsh Awards $22 Million in New Funding for Affordable Housing

March 2017 - Last week, Mayor Martin Walsh announced nearly $22 million in funding for 10 affordable housing developments in neighborhoods across Boston. The funding will help preserve or produce 602 housing units with 77 of those units being reserved for homeless or extremely low-income households in Boston.

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Thursday presentation focuses on historic homes in Uphams Corner

March 2017 - The next presentation in the Dorchester History Initiative ​series ​is Thursday, March 2, 6:30 p.m. in the Uphams Crossing Community Room, 530 Columbia Rd., hosted jointly by Hancock Street and Jones Hill Civic Associations. UMass graduate student Genevieve R. Peterson poses the question, “Historical Preservation in Virginia-Monadnock: Why Not?”

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