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MassWorks: Investing in local infrastructure, unlocking jobs, housing and economic development Posted on Nov 18

MassWorks: Investing in local infrastructure, unlocking jobs, housing and economic development

From large Gateway Cities to small, rural communities, the Baker-Polito Administration is investing in public infrastructure upgrades unlocking private investments to support housing production, economic development, and job creation. Infrastructure projects awarded in the 2016 MassWorks Infrastructure Grant program round (34 grants in 33 communities) will   …Continue Reading MassWorks: Investing in local infrastructure, unlocking jobs, housing and economic development

Baker-Polito Administration program advances public-private partnerships to modernize public housing Posted on Sep 15

Baker-Polito Administration program advances public-private partnerships to modernize public housing

On Wednesday, Governor Baker and Undersecretary Chrystal Kornegay were in Chelsea to launch an innovative new housing program and award its first two grants totaling $600,000. The Partnership to Expand Housing Opportunities program invites local housing authorities with state public housing units to partner with a   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration program advances public-private partnerships to modernize public housing

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

Baker-Polito Administration’s Capital Budget Plan focuses on maintaining and modernizing existing assets, investing in housing, transportation and municipalities Posted on May 19

Baker-Polito Administration's Capital Budget Plan focuses on maintaining and modernizing existing assets, investing in housing, transportation and municipalities

On Thursday, May 19, the Baker-Polito Administration released the Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) capital plan, including a $2.19 billion bond cap on General Obligation Bonds. Significant resources in FY17 will be invested in affordable and workforce housing, transportation projects and various grant programs to support municipalities   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration’s Capital Budget Plan focuses on maintaining and modernizing existing assets, investing in housing, transportation and municipalities