Featured Real Estate

Plans Filed for Affordable Elderly Housing at 41 North Margin St. (Formerly Knights of Columbus)

Plans have been submitted to the Boston Planning & Development Agency to convert the Knights of Columbus building at 41 North Margin Street to senior affordable housing units and a renovated Knights of Columbus Hall. Developers Affirmative Investments, Inc. and East Boston Community Development Corporation propose to renovate the five-story, mixed-use development to create 23 apartments, a 2,000 Read More…

Real Estate

Affordable Housing Development “The Beverly” Unseals Its Doors

The official opening of “The Beverly” brought out a crowd on Tuesday to the new housing development in the Bulfinch Triangle near North Station. The project is unique because its 239 units are all considered affordable or workforce priced.  Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, along with Related Beal’s President Kimberly Stamler, attended the Read More…

Government

Mayor Walsh Discusses Parks and Housing With North End Residents at Coffee Hour

Mayor Martin Walsh mingled with North End / Waterfront residents and then spoke to the group altogether at his coffee hour at Christopher Columbus Park earlier this week. First, he told attendees that Christopher Columbus Park will be getting a $260,000 new drainage system as part of the City’s FY19 capital plan. The Mayor had budgeted Read More…

Real Estate

Knights of Columbus Presents Affordable Elderly Housing Project at 41 N. Margin Street [Video]

After many years of seeking redevelopment options for their property at 41 N. Margin St. in Boston’s North End, the Knights of Columbus (Ausonia Council #1513) have proposed building 23 affordable, elderly apartments. Ground floor space would also house a new council headquarters for the Knights. Presenting for the KoC were John Pagliuca and John Read More…

(Photo from The General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts)
Government

From the Office of Senator Boncore: Housing Bond Bill Becomes Law

The Housing Bond Bill, an act that will finance the production and preservation of housing for low and moderate income residents, was signed into law last Thursday by Governor Baker. Senator Boncore co-chaired the committee that negotiated the final version of the bill along with Representative Honan, after leading it through the Senate earlier this year. This is the largest piece Read More…

Featured Real Estate

Affordable, Elderly Housing Planned for North End’s Knights of Columbus Building

Ausonia Home Association plans to convert the council quarters of the Knights of Columbus, Ausonia Council #1513 at 41 North Margin Street to 23 affordable, elderly apartments and new council quarters. The complex will also have a large community room, which will be available to the North End community, apartment residents and council members. Grand Read More…

Announcements Government

Senator Boncore Leads Passage of Housing Bond Bill to Support Affordable Housing

Senator Boncore led the Massachusetts Senate in its passage of the Housing Bond Bill – An act financing the production and preservation of housing for low and moderate income residents. The bill is a result of a session-long negotiation that included Boncore, the chair of the Housing Committee, leadership in the Senate and the House. Read More…

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City Councilor-Elect Lydia Edwards Kicks Off Listening Tour at North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA)

In one of her first public appearances since the November election, City Councilor-Elect Lydia Edwards kicked off her promised “thank you and listening tour” at the December 2017 meeting of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). Edwards will be meeting with the city department heads over the coming weeks and is seeking questions and Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Keany Sq. Paving, Yoga Fundraiser, Weekend Reflections

Things to know for Monday Events for Monday, October 23: 6:15PM Yoga Fundraiser at Nazzaro Center. Join the Nazzaro Community Center at 30 N Bennet St. as they host several Yoga and Zumba fundraisers for $10 per class with proceeds being donated to hurricane relief victims, see here for the full event posting. 9:00PM Paving Starts Read More…

Featured Real Estate

Video: Related Beal Presents New Workforce / Affordable Housing at “The Beverly”

Representatives from Related Beal provided information about the new apartment building/hotel on Beverly Street at the August 10th Residents’ Association (NEWRA) meeting. The Beverly, an affordable and work force housing apartment building, will be opening January 2018. The Beverly, across the street from the TD Garden, contains 191 workforce rental units for households earning between Read More…

Real Estate

Affordable and Workforce Housing Applications Available for The Beverly

APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE FOR THE BEVERLY, BOSTON’S FIRST 100% AFFORDABLE AND WORKFORCE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT IN 25 YEARS Potential residents must request application by August 30 and submit by September 6  Related Beal today will begin accepting applications for The Beverly, Downtown Boston’s first 100% workforce and affordable housing development in more than a quarter century. Located in the North Station neighborhood, Read More…