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Citizens' Housing and Planning Association: News


Governor Patrick Announces New Support for Affordable Housing Units Across the Commonwealth - July 8, 2014

Over $83 Million Will Build or Preserve 1,328 Units of Housing, Create Over 2,000 Construction Jobs

SPRINGFIELD – Monday, July 7, 2014 – Governor Deval Patrick today announced $83.6 million in funding to create 24 affordable housing projects across the state, building on the Patrick Administration’s commitment to improving housing infrastructure to support growth and opportunity throughout the Commonwealth. In all, the projects will create 1,328 units of housing and over 2,000 jobs.

CHAPA State Policy Updates - July 2, 2014

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Citizens’ Housing and Planning Association Named a 2014 Housing Visionary Award Honoree - June 27, 2014

At the 42nd Annual Gala on June 12, 2014, the National Housing Conference (NHC) and housing community honored Citizens’ Housing and Planning Association (CHAPA) with the 2014 Housing Visionary Award for its work to ensure the passage of a $1.4 billion housing production and preservation bond bill.

Click here to read the full press release.

Mayor Walsh celebrates completion of 129 new apartments at Old Colony - June 26, 2014

129 new apartments completed, construction begins on 40 additional apartments as part of the phase two redevelopment effort at the Boston Housing Authority's Old Colony public housing development in South Boston

Boston- On Thursday, June 26, 2014, Mayor Martin J. Walsh celebrated the second phase of redevelopment at the Old Colony public housing community in South Boston, marking the midway point for redevelopment of the site. The Boston Housing Authority (BHA) began overhauling the site in 2009.

Roger Williams University (RWU) Community Partnerships Center (CPC) Seeking Project Applications from Area Organizations - June 17, 2014

Roger Williams University (RWU) Community Partnerships Center (CPC) Seeking Project Applications from Area Organizations 

The Roger Williams University (RWU) Community Partnerships Center (CPC) provides project-based assistance to nonprofit organizations and government agencies in communities in Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts. Our mission is to undertake and complete projects that will benefit the local community while providing RWU students with experience in real-world projects that deepen their academic experiences.

Housing Briefs - June 9, 2014


To view the June 2014 Housing Briefs Newsletter please click here.