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New development adds to revitalization of Woodlawn

Woodlawn residents will soon be able to move into the first market rate rental property in over 40 years thanks to the new Trianon Lofts, 803 E. 61st St., which broke ground today.The upcoming development features 24 units that have two bedrooms and two baths each at 900 to 950 square feet. Units will feature granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and a washer and dryer inside of the unit for the market price.

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POAH names former DC Housing Finance Agency Public Finance Dir to head mid-Atlantic office

Boston - Preservation of Affordable Housing, a national nonprofit developer/owner of 9,000 affordable apartments, has named Anthony Waddell as Vice President of Real Estate Development for the mid-Atlantic region. Waddell, former Director of Public Finance for the DC Housing Finance Agency (DCHFA), will help expand POAH’s efforts in the DC area and key mid-Atlantic markets from Pennsylvania to North Carolina. 

Boston Submits Application for Whittier Choice Plan

The City of Boston has submitted a $30 million Choice Neighborhoods Grant application for the Whittier Street revitalization that POAH and partner Madison Park Development Corporation will co-develop.

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Office of the Mayor

Martin J. Walsh                                                                                                

Boston Housing Authority Competes for $30 Million to Redevelop Whittier Site

POAH and Nuestra Comunidad hold first community meeting on Mattapan Station

Nuestra Comunidad Development Corporation and Preservation of Affordable Housing Inc. (POAH) reported on their proposal for the Mattapan Station mixed-use development at a public meeting organized with the MBTA on Wednesday night, with non-profit representatives fielding questions on housing and community involvement.

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MA Community Preservation Act has helped create affordable housing says POAH President

Since it was first enacted in 2000, the Community Preservation Act has had a sizable impact on open space, housing, recreation and historic preservation throughout the Commonwealth. But it’s also been a victim of its own success, with increased participation putting a strain on the state's ability to match funds  --  Wicked Local article

POAH-Nuestra selected to develop Mattapan Square lot

from The Bay State Banner     The MBTA officially has designated a development team to bring new life to the parking lot by the Mattapan Square bus and trolley station. Nonprofit organizations Preservation of Affordable Housing Inc. (POAH) and Nuestra Comunidad together will turn the underused lot into retail space and affordable and market-rate housing. read more




POAH, investors and supporters cut the ribbon at Melbourne, FL senior housing

POAH and community leaders and supporters cut the ribbon to celebrate the completion of renovation at Trinity Towers West, a 192-unit senior affordable building in Melbourne, FL. The $9 million renovation includes all new kitchen and baths, windows, roof replacement, flooring upgrades, energy-efficiency measures and HVAC. Also, a number of health and fire safety upgrades were added including sprinklers on every floor. There are 10 new fully accessible units and ADA changes to the common areas.

POAH and Team selected to redevelop Clarendon Hill Property in Somerville, MA

Nonprofits Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) and Somerville Community Corporation (SCC) and real estate investment/development firm Gate Residential have been selected to develop the Clarendon Hill property located at 34 North Street, Somerville according to a Somerville Housing Authority (SHA) announcement this week. The Clarendon team was selected earlier this month by the SHA’s selection committee after review of the proposals and an interview process.

POAH Selected by Citi Foundation’s Community Progress Makers Fund Grant Program

POAH has been selected as a recipient of the Community Progress Makers Fund, a $20 million grant initiative to support 40 visionary nonprofit organizations in their efforts to establish new approaches to long-standing urban economic challenges in the United States – including economic development, environment sustainability, urban infrastructure, and affordable housing.

MBTA picks POAH for Mattapan Square project

The MBTA has chosen a development team to build a mixed-use project on what is now an underused parking lot next to Mattapan Station. The decision sets in motion an important new housing start in one of the few Boston neighborhoods that has been relatively untouched by the city's unprecedented building boom. read article