1 hour ago

Closely watched ruling on affordable housing goes against investors fighting return of units

The return of affordable housing at 808-812 Memorial Drive to ownership by Homeowner’s Rehab Inc. was eased by a Friday ruling by the Supreme Judicial Court. (Photo: Google)

The 808-812 Memorial Drive project at the corner of River Street and Memorial Drive includes 211 apartments for low-income tenants and 89 market-rate units, as well as...

    Closely watched ruling on affordable housing goes against investors fighting return of units
    A decision by the state's highest court allows a major affordable housing developer in Cambridge to buy back its Memorial Drive project at a below-market price from private investors that had helped finance the development in return for tax breaks. The Friday ruling by the Supreme Judicial Court upheld the right of Homeowner's Rehab Inc.
    http://www.cambridgeday.com

6 hours ago

☀ Allston Brighton CDC: June Newsletter - W...

☀ Allston Brighton CDC: June Newsletter - We’re pleased to share with you what we’ve been up to this past month, upcoming events and opportunities to get involved, and a spotlight on our incredible community partner, Etta. #Allston #BrightonMA #AllstonBrightonhttps://mailchi.mp/allstonbrightoncdc/allston-brighton-cdc-june-newsletter

    Allston Brighton CDC
    ☀ Allston Brighton CDC: June Newsletter - We're pleased to share with you what we've been up to this past month, upcoming events and opportunities to get involved, and a spotlight on our incredible...
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34 hours ago

We have two openings in The Homebuying Mentor...

We have two openings in The Homebuying Mentors® department: Manager and Coordinator of Financial Coaching and Homeownership Programs! Please see our website for more details and how to apply: http://allstonbrightoncdc.org/about-us/jobs/ #Allston #BrightonMA

    Jobs
    Thank you for your interest in joining the Allston Brighton CDC team. Check out our open job opportunities below. Financial Coaching and Homeownership Programs Manager Allston Brighton Community Development Corporation (Allston Brighton CDC) seeks a Manager for its Financial Coaching and Homeownership Education and Counseling Programs. These programs help people in our community to increase their understanding of credit, debt, savings, budgeting, and the homeownership process, with the goals of building assets, stabilizing housing situations, and preparing for and achieving homeownership.
    http://allstonbrightoncdc.org

3 days ago

Wells Fargo has been an invaluable partner to...

Wells Fargo has been an invaluable partner to us over the years and we are so appreciative for their ongoing support. Special thanks to Bob for stopping by today and for Wells Fargo's unwavering commitment to the #Allston #BrightonMA community!

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Wells Fargo has been an invaluable partner to us over the years and we are so appreciative for their ongoing support. Special thanks to Bob for stopping by today and for Wells Fargo's unwavering...
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Jun 14

The 15 Lobster Dishes Every Bostonian Must Eat

269 Putnam Ave., Cambridge, 617-876-0451, aliveandkickinglobsters.com.

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88 Sleeper St., South Boston, 617-426-2722, barkingcrab.com.

1321 Boylston St., Boston, 617-545-1060, eventideoysterco.com.

500 Commonwealth Ave., Kenmore Square, Boston, 617-532-5300, islandcreekoysterbar.com.

660 Cambridge St., Cambridge, 617-945-2576, loyalninecambridge.com.

63 Salem St., Boston, 617-742-3474, neptuneoyster.com.

281 Dartmouth St., Back Bay, Boston, 617-267-0691, saltiegirl.com.

4 Tyler St., Chinatown, Boston, 617-482-1116, peachfarmboston.com.

258 Saratoga St., Boston, 617-567-7412, rinosplace.com.

The Liberty Hotel, 215 Charles St., Boston, 617-536-2100, scampoboston.com.

149 Alewife Brook Pkwy., Cambridge, 617-520-9500, 50 Dalton St., Boston, 617-867-9955, summershackrestaurant.com.

149 Alewife Brook Pkwy., Cambridge, 617-520-9500, 50 Dalton St., Boston, 617-867-9955, summershackrestaurant.com.

370 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, 617-536-7200, uni-boston.com.

    The 15 Lobster Dishes Every Bostonian Must Eat
    From the best lobster roll in Boston, to sweet and delicate lobster sushi and the most pillowy, decadent lobster and cheese ravioli, these 15 dishes are the city's iconic takes on New England shellfish. It's the definitive guide to where to eat lobster in Boston.
    https://www.bostonmagazine.com

Jun 13

Allston Brighton CDC posted 3 photos.

Come on down to @aeronautallston and tell us what you love about #Allston #BrightonMA! @ Zone 3

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Allston Brighton CDC added a new photo.
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Jun 13

Allston Brighton CDC shared Zone 3's photo.

Apply now if you're an artist in or connected to #Allston!

    Zone 3
    Zone 3 added a new photo.
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Jun 12

mike01905 posted 13 photos to Flickr:

Jun 06

Allston Brighton CDC shared Brighton Main Str...

    Brighton Main Streets
    "Partly in response to the increased pace of development in recent years, the BPDA, in collaboration with the Boston Transportation Department, will commence a mobility study focused on strategies to...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 31

"This bill will help expand our commitment to...

"This bill will help expand our commitment to ensuring residents across the Commonwealth have more access to quality, safe and #affordablehousing." - Charlie Baker We're so proud to join affordable housing advocates from across the state in celebration of the signing of the $1.8 billion Housing Bond Bill at Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly in #BrightonMA!

    Allston Brighton CDC
    "This bill will help expand our commitment to ensuring residents across the Commonwealth have more access to quality, safe and #affordablehousing." - Charlie Baker We're so proud to join affordable...
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May 24

Allston Brighton CDC added 5 new photos.

#TBT to the Commonwealth Tenant Association Candidate's Night last week: Allston Brighton CDC staff and volunteers have been working alongside residents of the Commonwealth Apartments and the Boston Housing Authority on their tenant elections. We're so excited to be a part of their leadership development process!

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Allston Brighton CDC added a new photo.
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May 21

Allston Brighton CDC shared Allston ForwardMa...

We love seeing residents of Allston Brighton CDC housing giving back - that's Arthur on the far right!

    Allston ForwardMass
    Our monthly volunteer day at Cradles to Crayons!
    https://www.facebook.com

May 17

#ThankYouThursday: Generous supporters like T...

#ThankYouThursday: Generous supporters like The Hamilton Company and the Greater Boston Real Estate Board ensure that the 1,000+ residents of our affordable housing have access to case management, referrals, leadership development opportunities (as pictured), financial coaching, and more. Thank you for your contributions to the #Allston #BrightonMA community!

    Allston Brighton CDC
    ThankYouThursday: Generous supporters like The Hamilton Company and the Greater Boston Real Estate Board ensure that the 1,000+ residents of our affordable housing have access to case management,...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 17

Allston Brighton CDC added a new photo.

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Allston Brighton CDC added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 15

Allston Brighton CDC shared Brighton Main Str...

Don't miss Brighton Main Streets annual meeting tonight and the chance to win Boston Calling tickets!

    Brighton Main Streets
    Our FREE annual meeting and celebration is tonight! Lots of door prizes, PLUS, make a donation in any amount to be entered to win Boston Calling Music Festival tickets! Our bylaws require us to...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 11

Allston Brighton CDC: May Newsletter - https:...

Allston Brighton CDC: May Newsletter - https://mailchi.mp/allstonbrightoncdc/allston-brighton-cdc-may-newsletter

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Allston Brighton CDC: May Newsletter - https://mailchi.mp/allstonbrightoncdc/allston-brighton-cdc-may-newsletter
    https://www.facebook.com

May 09

Allston Brighton CDC added 5 new photos.

Thank you North Shore CDC for hosting today's MACDC's Organizer Peer Group meeting & tour of the Punto Urban Art Museum! The artwork is stunning!

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Allston Brighton CDC added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 04

Celebrating Star Wars Day with a few resident...

Celebrating Star Wars Day with a few residents from our housing. #MayThe4thBeWithYou

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Celebrating Star Wars Day with a few residents from our housing. #MayThe4thBeWithYou
    https://www.facebook.com

May 04

Allston Brighton CDC added 2 new photos.

Thanks so much to Ken and Deanna for coming by yesterday and to PrimeLending, A PlainsCapital Company for their charitable contribution to Allston Brighton CDC! Your support will help build a stronger, more stable #Allston #BrightonMA community.

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Allston Brighton CDC added a new photo.
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May 03

Allston Brighton CDC posted 2 photos.

We are LOVING this weather! ☀️❤️ Swipe for a #tbt we’re glad is in the past until next winter 🙌

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Allston Brighton CDC added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 03

Allston Brighton CDC added 2 new photos.

#tbt to Massachusetts Association of CDCs (MACDC)'s Lobby Day last week. Great conversations had with Kevin G. Honan, State Senator Sal DiDomenico, Will Brownsberger, and Rep. Mike Moran on the Housing Bond Bill, Community Preservation Act, and Community Investment Tax Credits! #cdcswork

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Allston Brighton CDC added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

Apr 30

Send any comments you may have to the email i...

Send any comments you may have to the email in the link before Friday!

    Demolition Delay Application: 1-3 Sinclair Road, Allston
    Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) received a complete application from Morgan Pierson to demolish the three-family residential building located at 1-3 Sinclair Road in Allston, MA 02134.
    https://www.boston.gov

Apr 29

Allston Brighton CDC shared Allston Civic Ass...

If you're passionate about open space of new developments in #Allston #BrightonMA, make sure to stop by this open house.

    Allston Civic Association
    Allston Civic Association. 112 likes. To provide a regular consistent public forum for residents of the Allston-Brighton community to voice their individual ideas and concerns.
    https://www.facebook.com

Apr 26

#tbt to Monday’s public meeting for the #Alls...

#tbt to Monday’s public meeting for the #Allston Yards/Stop & Shop development. Great community turnout!

    Allston Brighton CDC
    tbt to Monday's public meeting for the #Allston Yards/Stop & Shop development. Great community turnout!
    https://www.facebook.com

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