Second Phase of Renovation of the E. Henry Twiggs Estates Commences, Closing of $10.8 Million in MassHousing Financing
BOSTON, MA -- December 19, 2017 -- MassHousing has provided $10.8 million in financing to the nonprofit developer Home City Development, Inc, to advance the second phase of the substantial rehabilitation of the 136-unit E. Henry Twiggs Estates in Springfield. The project will complete major renovations of 61 scattered-site apartments for low-income families in the Mason Square neighborhood of Springfield.
MassHousing closed on $22.6 million in financing for the nonprofit developer Just-A-Start Corporation (JAS) for the acquisition and renovation of 112 affordable apartments in Cambridge, including the new construction of a 16-unit building at 50 York Street that was destroyed in a devastating, 10-alarm fire in December 2016.
South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced on December 29, 2017 that South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) has launched a brand new program aimed at assisting postsecondary graduates in purchasing a first home in South Dakota.
The Louisiana Housing Corporation (LHC) released a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Restore Louisiana Piggyback Program totaling more than $33 million in Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds to address long-term housing needs in parishes impacted by the 2016 floods.
MassHousing has honored the top originators of first mortgage loans from 27 of the Agency's lending partners for providing MassHousing home loans for low- and moderate-income Massachusetts residents.
South Dakotans' will be seeing additional housing development and preservation across the state. South Dakota Housing Development Authority's (SDHDA) Board of Commissioners approved the award of more than $9 million in funding for housing activities.
From Playgrounds to Workforce Development, RIHousing Creates Opportunities to Transform Neighborhoods
RIHousing's Board of Commissioners today approved funding awards totaling approximately $3.8 million to revitalize neighborhoods in Providence, Woonsocket, Central Falls, and Smithfield.
Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing) is announcing the wind down of three of its federal Florida Hardest-Hit Fund (HHF) programs, including the closing of the application portals on January 31, 2018.
North Dakota's most vulnerable households will benefit from affordable housing development assistance project awards made by North Dakota Housing Finance Agency (NDHFA).
MassHousing Awards $399,009 for Affordable Sober Housing to Support Men and Women in Recovery in Six Communities
MassHousing has awarded a total of $399,009 to help create or renovate 107 affordable sober housing units in Brockton, Greenfield, Leominster, Lynn, Springfield and Worcester. The awarded projects will serve men and women in recovery, including young women and residents with families.