Housing News

June 15, 2011
On September 7, 2008, the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, Henry Paulson, together with the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), James Lockhart, released a statement announcing the decision of Lockhart to place the government sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac under conservatorship.
June 15, 2011
  Testimony on DHCD’s FY 2010 Budget Written by: Sean Caron Director of Public Policy Citizens’ Housing and Planning Association Click here to view full text of testimony (PDF File)
June 15, 2011
Governor Deval Patrick today pledged more than $142 million from state housing programs and equity leveraged from private sector investment in low-income housing tax credits to support projects statewide that will yield 1,218 rental apartments, 1,124 of which will be affordable for low- and moderate-income residents.
June 15, 2011
Click to view full PDF File. Advocates Join Forces to Prevent Human Tragedy This Winter State’s “Unmet Need” for Home Heating Assistance Estimated at $250 Million A diverse group of supporters representing elders, fuel companies, poor families, health care organizations, environmental groups and religious organizations across the state have joined together to demonstrate the critical need for significant increases in home heating assistance this winter in Massachusetts.