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Governor Baker announces $90 million investment in affordable housing Posted on Aug 16

Governor Baker announces $90 million investment in affordable housing

With the goal of continuing to expand affordable housing options for Massachusetts families, and making the Commonwealth more prosperous and more inclusive, the Baker-Polito Administration announced on Monday an investment of more than $90 million in the development, renovation and preservation of affordable rental housing across the   …Continue Reading Governor Baker announces $90 million investment in affordable housing

THE WEEK: Governor Baker highlights housing, signs veterans bill; Lt. Governor Polito visits Hingham, Fall River Posted on Jul 15

THE WEEK: Governor Baker highlights housing, signs veterans bill; Lt. Governor Polito visits Hingham, Fall River

During the second week of July, Governor Charlie Baker brought attention to two developments, one transit-oriented housing project that just broke ground and another that is turning unused state assets into positive economic growth. Governor Baker also signed The H.O.M.E. Act, legislation providing additional support for members of   …Continue Reading THE WEEK: Governor Baker highlights housing, signs veterans bill; Lt. Governor Polito visits Hingham, Fall River

Gov. Baker, Lt. Gov. Polito announce grants to support community development Posted on Jun 22

Gov. Baker, Lt. Gov. Polito announce grants to support community development

Among the cities and towns receiving a piece of $28 million from the Community Development Block Grant program was Easthampton, and City Planner Jessica Allan told MassLive.com that it’s “a really wonderful way to improve neighborhoods that have a higher concentration of low- and moderate-income neighbors.” Governor Baker   …Continue Reading Gov. Baker, Lt. Gov. Polito announce grants to support community development

Governor Baker announces investments in workforce housing production, preservation Posted on May 17

Governor Baker announces investments in workforce housing production, preservation

In a span of five days, Governor Baker made two major announcements concerning housing in the Commonwealth, one pertaining to rental opportunities for working families, and the other in regards to the administration’s capital budget investment in workforce and affordable housing. Program Aims to Increase   …Continue Reading Governor Baker announces investments in workforce housing production, preservation

Governor Baker moves to leverage vacant or underutilized state land for economic development, affordable housing Posted on Feb 10

Governor Baker moves to leverage vacant or underutilized state land for economic development, affordable housing

Last October, Governor Baker outlined the Administration’s strategy for developing unused or underutilized Commonwealth properties into new opportunities for affordable or market-rate housing, reducing government expenses, or economic development, among other uses. And on Tuesday, February 10, Governor Baker and Boston Mayor Walsh announced one such   …Continue Reading Governor Baker moves to leverage vacant or underutilized state land for economic development, affordable housing

During Western Massachusetts stops, Governor Baker talks Pre-K and Affordable Housing Posted on Sep 16

During Western Massachusetts stops, Governor Baker talks Pre-K and Affordable Housing

Governor Charlie Baker spent the day in Western Massachusetts on Tuesday, September 15th. He began his day with a visit to Lt. Clayre P. Sullivan School in Holyoke, MA to tour one of the 45 new preschool classrooms that are opening this school year with   …Continue Reading During Western Massachusetts stops, Governor Baker talks Pre-K and Affordable Housing