Tierney Tours North Reading Housing Authority Recovery Act Project

North Reading, MA - February 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Yesterday Congressman John Tierney met with North Reading Housing Authority staff and residents for an update on the more than $160,000 in federal Recovery Act funds currently supporting an ongoing project to replace the heating system at its Peabody Court complex. According to the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development, energy efficiency improvements such as the one taking place at Peabody Court are estimated to reduce heating costs by anywhere between 15 and 25 percent.

Kerry, Tsongas Announce $5 Million For Energy Efficiency Initiative In Lowell

BOSTON, MA - April 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senator John Kerry and Congresswoman Niki Tsongas today announced that the Carbon-Neutral Lowell Park and Preservation District initiative will receive $5 million in Recovery Act funding from the U.S. Department of Energy.

Mayor Menino announces Boston will receive major grant to expand broadband access

December 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Mayor Thomas M. Menino announced that Boston is one of the first cities in the nation to receive a major grant of $1.9 million from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) through the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program authorized by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

Mayor Menino Announces $40 million for Renovations and Redevelopment of Public Housing

Recovery Act funding will provide “green”, energy efficient renovations for Old Colony, Cathedral, Heath and Amory public housing developments. Today, Mayor Thomas M. Menino announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has given the City of Boston $40 million through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The funding will go toward renovating several public housing developments in the Boston Housing Authority’s (BHA) portfolio using “green” technology to increase energy efficiency and decrease overall costs to the City of Boston. The $40 million worth of projects will create nearly 400 new jobs.

Governor Patrick Announces $40.4 M In Statewide Community Development Grants

Funding will provide job and housing opportunities, increase social services throughout state BOSTON, MA - August 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- As part of his Massachusetts Recovery Plan to secure the state’s economic future, Governor Deval Patrick today announced that 75 communities will receive $40.4 million in federal Community Development Block Grants to fund infrastructure upgrade projects, boost social services and increase housing, business and economic development opportunities throughout the state.


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Baker-Polito Administration Announces $500,000 MassWorks Award for Somerville

Award addresses legacy sewer issues in Boynton Yards district, paving the way for redevelopment along Green Line Extension. The Baker-Polito Administration announced a $500,000 MassWorks Infrastructure Program grant for water and sewer improvements for the Boynton Yards area of Somerville.