Brian Smith has found a new beginning at the Housing Corporation of Arlington's Capitol Square Apartments.
Housing Corporation Of Arlington
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Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Doyle served as president of the board of directors at the Housing Corporation of Arlington and Rosie's Place in Boston. She died Saturday at the age of 56.
Mary Elizabeth Doyle died peacefully in her Arlington home on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. She was 56. Mary was born Aug. 25, 1956 to Arnold Doyle and Frances Russell Doyle in Boston and grew up in Watertown and Weston. Mary earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts School of Public Health and worked for several years as a microbiologist and then environmental scientist in both Massachusetts and Texas. In 1986, after earning a master's degree from Harvard University School of Public Health she worked for the consulting firm, Metcalf and Eddy, advancing to the position of project manager doing risk assessments and hazardous clean-ups. Her volunteer experiences at Rosie’s Place in Boston, where she eventually served as …
Saturday, December 22, 2012
The building is the first of three in the Housing Corporation of Arlington's largest project yet.
The following is from the Housing Corporation of Arlington. Capitol Square Apartments Ribbon Cutting On the morning of December 12, Housing Corporation of Arlington was pleased to celebrate the completion of its Capitol Square Apartments building, 258 Massachusetts Avenue, the first of three buildings on the property that will hold 32 affordable units upon completion this winter. 100 HCA supporters came out to celebrate and listen to speakers including Arlington Town Manager Adam Chapdelaine, Cedric Kam from U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development, Massachusetts Department of Housing & Community Development’s Undersecretary of Housing Aaron Gornstein, Peter Sargent from Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation, Gregory Bowe from…
Thursday, October 25, 2012
The Housing Corporation of Arlington’s “most exciting endeavor yet” recently became a reality. Applications for the units (attached below) are due Nov. 1., with the lottery Nov. 7 and move-in set for this winter.
The following is from the Housing Corporation of Arlington. Housing Corporation of Arlington (HCA) is pleased to announce the closing on its Capitol Square Apartments Project, the first Arlington property to receive low‐income housing tax credits from the Massachusetts Dept. of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). Originally constructed in 1912, these three apartment buildings on adjacent parcels are a few blocks from the Capitol Theater in East Arlington. Significant renovations will be made to all 32 existing apartments, common areas and exteriors, and units will be made affordable in perpetuity serving low‐income households. “Capitol Square Apartments Project is HCA’s most exciting endeavor yet,” states Paul Parravano, HCA Board …
Monday, June 4, 2012
Pamela Hallett, an Arlington resident, started Monday, June 4.
The following is from the Housing Corporation of Arlington. Housing Corporation of Arlington is pleased to announce that Pamela Hallett will be joining the organization as its new Executive Director. Hallett comes to the position with over 25 years of affordable housing and community development experience. Experience Her past experience includes 20 years with her own development/consulting firm which specialized in affordable housing. The firm developed more than 1,500 units of housing, securing more than $100 million in construction and permanent financing. It provided expertise in tax credits, financing, planning, construction monitoring, energy conservation and negotiations. The projects varied from a six-flat cooperative to a 276-…
Sunday, October 23, 2011
Week in Review: Administrators Address Locker Room Thefts, Affordable Housing Project Receives $4.5 Million, Youth Group Quilts for Needy
A look at the week that was in Arlington news.
Administrators at Arlington High School are considering changing locks and installing security cameras near athletics locker rooms, after several football players on Friday had their belongings stolen while they were at an away game. The Housing Corporation of Arlington has received $2.1 million in state subsidies and $2.4 million in federal tax credits for what housing officials said is the town’s largest affordable housing project in about 30 years. And youth group members at Arlington's St. Paul Lutheran Church are putting the Bible to practice, by spending their Sundays quilting for the needy. Here are more of this week's essential news from Arlington Patch's coverage: POLICE After a brief appearance in court Wednesday, the Arlington …
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Church youth group quits Bible, affordable housing project receives $4.5 million and a few more things to know this rainy Wednesday.
1. Weather: Expect plenty of clouds and rain throughout the day and night. High temperatures could reach 62 degrees during the day, with an overnight low of 57 degrees. 2. Affordable housing: The Housing Corporation of Arlington has received $2.1 million in state subsidies and $2.4 million in federal tax credits for what housing officials said is the town’s largest affordable housing project in about 30 years. 3. Youth group quilts for needy: A youth group at St. Paul Lutheran Church decided to stop reading the Bible for a few Sundays. Instead, they're putting the book's teachings to use by making qulits for the needy. 4. Sports schedule: Every morning, we run a list of all the sporting events in Arlington. Check it out and stay on top of …
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Capitol Square Apartments in East Arlington to benefit from $2.1 million in state subsidies and $2.4 million in federal tax credits.
The Housing Corporation of Arlington has received $2.1 million in state subsidies and $2.4 million in federal tax credits for what housing officials said is the town’s largest affordable housing project in about 30 years. The funding will be used for the 32-unit Capitol Square Apartments renovation, a $9 million project at 252, 258-260 Massachusetts Ave. in East Arlington. The funding is part of $64.5 million in affordable housing resources and credits statewide. State officials said the sum will support 25 rental developments in 15 communities across Massachusetts. The developments will create or preserve 1,071 rental units, 977 of which will be affordable to low and moderate income working families, according to state officials. David …
Thursday, August 18, 2011
The $9 million project that involves three apartment buildings is set to be complete by mid-2013.
The Housing Corporation of Arlington is set to begin renovating three apartment buildings—totaling 32 units—early next year in what would be the largest affordable housing project built in the town in about 30 years, housing officials said. The Capitol Square Apartments renovation is a $9 million project funded through a mix of private and public financing with about 10 percent of funding coming from federal Community Development Block Grants. The renovation of the three-story, gray stucco buildings on Massachusetts Avenue is set to be complete by mid-2013, officials said. Some may have the perception that affordable housing isn’t an issue for a town like Arlington, said David Levy, executive director of HCA. Though the needs are less …