The “south” phase of the Dudley Village Homes project, which city officials opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony last Saturday, adds 26 units to Dorchester’s affordable housing stock. The companion “north” phase adds 24 more, for a total of 50 new affordable housing units. (Photo courtesy of the Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation)The new, 50-unit affordable housing complex at Dudley Village Homes in Dorchester will promote peace at what was once a hotbed of crime, city housing officials said at a ribbon-cutting ceremony held last Saturday.
More than $4 million in Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) funding is now available for the purchase and redevelopment of foreclosed properties in Boston, particularly in Dorchester, Roxbury, Mattapan and other neighborhoods hardest hit by the foreclosure crisis, Mayor Thomas M. Menino announced. More »
“We struggle hard for affordable family housing. It’s a precious commodity,” said City Councilor Chuck Turner. “We are very concerned when the Boston Redevelopment Authority makes commitments to officials and to tenants in terms of their commitments to preserve a specific piece of affordable housing, and then, from our perspective, throws them away without any dialogue.” More »
Representatives from the city’s Department of Neighborhood Development and local community development organizations gathered with residents to celebrate the grand re-opening of Adams Court, located at 431-439 River Street. The event represented the end of a long journey that began when DND and Roxbury-based nonprofit Nuestra Comunidad Development Corporation acquired the complex in January 2004. More »