By Tim Dunn, CapeCod.com
Congressman Bill Keating (D-MA 9th District) joined local elected officials in Bourne on Friday morning to celebrate the completion of High Meadow Townhomes with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
The apartment homes mark the end of the third and final phase of a mixed-income residential development for the town containing 117 affordable, workforce and market rate apartments.
Keating began his remarks by speaking about how workers had to clear the high density of heavy boulders that previously took up the land the town houses now stand on.
“This is a day to look back, remember the boulders that were there, and remember that we together moved those boulders and created something that will unite us all and bring us closer together,” said Keating. “If we’re going to go forward and try to do everything at the local level, and the state level, and use the resources at the federal level, as well as have non-profits here regionally all working together, municipal leaders all working together, we can take those boulders that look like great challenges. Working together we can move them and move forward for progress to create what’s here now.”
The project’s third phase was made possible by $7.6 million in 9-percent low-income housing tax credit equity from Boston Capital and a mortgage from MassHousing.
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