An Irving Street property that houses low-income seniors and people with disabilities will be renovated using state grant money, state officials announced Friday, helping to maintain 53 units of affordable housing in downtown Framingham. MetroWest Daily News story
The MBTA is reviewing a pair of competing proposals that would transform a sleepy parking lot next to the Mattapan Square trolley and bus station into a bustling mix of rental housing, condos, and ground-level retail. Read more
POAH’s plans for a new apartment and retail complex in Woodlawn moved another step forward with the support of a $2.5 million city loan approved by the City Council on Feb. 10. The $12.5 million Trianon Lofts, to be built at 803 E. 61st St. will be the latest construction in POAH’s redevelopment of the South Cottage Grove corridor located just south of the University of Chicago on the South Side.
Nicole had been jobless for almost a year when she overheard a group of people talking about the resource center that helped community residents find employment. Now she's the office manager. read more
POAH has been awarded a 2015 LISC Social Innovation Fund (SIF) grant that will provide industry specific training and certification to Woodlawn residents. Last year the Woodlawn Resource Center (WRC), which is housed in POAH's Burnham building, placed 112 neighborhood residents into jobs.