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Baker-Polito Administration Announces $63 Million for Affordable Housing Production  

4/14/2022 Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

15 projects in 14 communities will create or preserve close to 700 units of rental housing

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Upcoming Closure of Federal Rental Assistance Programs to New Applications, State Programs Remain Available  

3/15/2022 Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

Eviction Diversion Initiative continues to offer state-funded RAFT, legal aid, mediation, and other services

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Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Over $38 Million in Federal Funding to Support Low-Income Communities  

2/15/2022 Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

Community Development Block Grants support a variety of local projects benefitting low- and moderate-income households

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Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates New Supportive Housing in Boston with City Officials, Pine Street Inn and Beacon Communities 

12/09/2021 Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

Conversion of former YWCA will provide 210 new housing units with supportive services; includes rehab of historic façade, and Lyric Stage

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Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Rural and Small Town Development Fund Award in Lincoln 

11/18/2021 Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

Award will support wastewater capacity increases required for 125 new housing units

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces First Awards from Rural and Small Town Development Fund  

11/10/2021 Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Over $4 Million in Awards to Support Downtowns, Housing Production 

11/09/2021 Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

Thirty-nine communities are receiving awards from two programs through Community One Stop for Growth

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Baker-Polito Administration Makes Affordable Rental Housing Awards to Shovel-Ready Projects Across Massachusetts 

10/15/2021 Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

Direct funding and tax credit awards to seven projects will lead to the creation or preservation of 678 housing units, including 576 affordable units

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces $9.7 Million in Tax Credits to Support Critical Community Partners 

10/05/2021 Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

Community Investment Tax Credits will enable 53 community organizations to increase private investments and enhance their capacity to serve residents and small businesses

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Baker-Polito Administration Reaches Major Milestone in Distribution of Rental Assistance 

10/01/2021 Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

Massachusetts surpasses 65 percent of initial allocation of federal funds prior to deadline

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2020 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) 

8/20/2021 Housing and Community Development

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces $139 Million in Funding and Tax Credits to Produce and Preserve 1,346 Units of Affordable Rental Housing  

7/15/2021 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

Twenty-eight projects in 21 communities will add 1,526 total housing units, including transit-oriented and Passive House developments

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Baker-Polito Administration and MassHousing Announce $7 Million in New Funding for Affordable Housing in Four Communities 

6/23/2021 Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

Awards from the Community Scale Housing Initiative will advance smaller-scale affordable housing developments in Hamilton, Holyoke, Somerville, and Tisbury

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Emergency Housing Voucher Listening Sessions and Written Comments 

6/23/2021 Housing and Community Development

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces First Commitments Under CommonWealth Builder Program 

6/17/2021 Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

$3.35 million in funding will create new affordable homeownership opportunities in Boston, Everett, and Haverhill

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