POUA In the News

Posts from October 2018

MTM Insurance to Double Office Space, Expand Staff in Relocation to Haverhill’s Harbor Place

October 2018 - Bradford’s MTM Insurance is on the move—across the Basiliere Bridge and into downtown’s Harbor Place. The North Andover-based, family-owned firm that first put down city roots in 2015 is the first tenant on the fifth floor at 2 Merrimack St., branch manager Michael Traverso tells WHAV. The company plans to officially open for business at the new location on Monday, Oct. 29.

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Morton St. housing gets city OK

October 2018 - A 40-unit condo and apartment complex within steps of the Morton Street MBTA station on the Fairmount Line won approval to proceed from the board of the Boston Development and Planning Agency last week. Morton Street Village— as the building is called by proponents— will be located at 872 Morton St., on what is now an empty lot. It was formely home to a Boston Police station that became a dereclict eyesore in recent years and was bulldozed in 2013.

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81 affordable housing units move forward at October BPDA Board meeting

October 2018 - Located at 872 Morton Street, the Morton Station Village project consists of 40 units of income restricted housing, consisting of nine income restricted homeownership units and 31 income restricted rental units. In order to create an economically diverse new residential community and to meet the needs of and desires expressed by neighborhood residents through the seven community conversations, the 40 units of housing will be made available to residents earning from 30% to 100% of the Area Median Income (AMI).

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Innovative Affordable and Workforce Housing Developments and Policies Recognized by ULI

October 2018 - While Haverhill, Massachusetts, is being revived with new investment, Harbor Place Residences has revitalized the downtown waterfront. Merrimack Street Ventures, the Planning Office for Urban Affairs, and the Greater Haverhill Foundation have turned 65,000 square feet (6,000 sq m) of unused buildings into affordable and mixed-income housing, and created a new boardwalk, allowing people access to the Merrimack River. In addition, it is within walking distance of the Haverhill Commuter Rail Station.

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