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BLUMENTHAL & MURPHY INTRODUCE BILLS TO PROVIDE RELIEF TO HOMEOWNERS AND BUSINESSES WITH CRUMBLING...
U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) introduced two bills— the Crumbling Foundations Small Business and Homeowners Assistance Act and the Aid to Homeowners
Boston Homes for the Brave awards BHA employees
Six Boston Housing Authority employees were recently recognized by the Boston Homes for the Brave for their efforts to end veteran homelessness in the city of Boston. Barbara Sheerin, Kathlin Curran, Daniel Sweeney, Matt Lincoln, Paul Acampora, and Shara Bubb each received a Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of their outstanding efforts
Baker-Polito Administration Highlight Plan to End Youth Homelessness
During an event today at Framingham State University, Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito highlighted a comprehensive plan to end youth homelessness in the Commonwealth, announced funding to local providers and a new housing pilot to support homeless youth.
Mayor Walsh Breaks Ground on Phase 1 of the Lenox/Camden Redevelopment in Roxbury
Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Boston Housing Authority (BHA) Administrator Bill McGonagle today kicked off a $23 million redevelopment of 367 affordable housing units at the Lenox/Camden Housing Development. In Phase One, BHA's developer Beacon Communities, will improve and preserve 72 units of affordable public housing on Camden Street in Roxbury.
Massachusetts Home Sales Down in December and Down for 2018
The Massachusetts Association of Realtors® (MAR) reported today that closed sales for both single-family homes and condominiums dropped year-over-year from last December. There was a one percent drop in median price for single-family homes and condominiums compared to this time last year.
Annual Realtor® Study Finds First-Time Home Buyers Remain a Significant Portion of the Market...
Massachusetts first-time home buyers maintained a strong foothold in the market in 2018 despite challenges like rising median prices and a historically-low number of homes
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.
Dingell: Streams, Wetlands Critical to Clean Water
Congresswoman Debbie Dingell issued the following statement after the Trump Administration announced plans to roll back protections for wetlands and clean water
MassHousing to Provide $1.5 Million in Workforce Housing Financing for New Rental Housing Community...
MassHousing is providing $1.5 million in affordable housing financing from the Agency’s Workforce Housing Initiative to support the development of the Village at Nauset Green by Pennrose, LLC. The MassHousing workforce housing financing will allow the Village at Nauset Green
The Number of Massachusetts Single-Family Homes Put Under Agreement Up in November
The Massachusetts Association of Realtors® (MAR) reported today that the number of single-family homes put under agreement in the month of November rose two percent over the last year, marking a full year of year-over-year increases. Condominium pending sales for the month fell over last year.
Warren Unveils Historic Legislation to Confront America’s Housing Crisis
Legislation Would Produce More Than 3 Million New Housing Units, Reduce Rents for Working Families by 10%, and Create 1.5 Million New Jobs with No Deficit Impact; Bill Would Also Promote Home Ownership and Reverse Decades of Discriminatory Housing Policy
MASSHOUSING LAUNCHES NEW INVESTOR RELATIONS SITE IN ADVANCE OF UPCOMING BOND SALE
BondLink, the municipal market’s premier provider of investor outreach solutions, today announced the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency (MassHousing) has launched an investor relations website, MassHousingBonds.com
Northfield Broker Named 2018 Recipient of the Massachusetts Association of Realtors® Private Property Rights Award
The Massachusetts Association of Realtors® (MAR) today announced that Corinne Fitzgerald of Northfield, Broker/Owner of Fitzgerald Real Estate in Greenfield, has been named the 2018 recipient of the MAR Private Property Rights Award. Fitzgerald received the award at the Association’s annual Realtor® Day on Beacon Hill event that took place at the Massachusetts State House on June 7, 2018.
FISCAL 2019 REAL ESTATE and PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX BILLS
FY 2019 first quarter Real Estate and Personal property tax bills will be due on Wednesday, August 1st, 2018. Bills were mailed to all property owners on June 30th, and include both the August payment stub and the November stub (due on November 1, 2018).
Leominster Realtor® Installed as Treasurer of the Massachusetts Association of Realtors®
Kurt Thompson, Templeton resident and Realtor® with Keller Williams Realty - North Central in Leominster, was installed on December 7, 2017 as Treasurer of the 24,000-member Massachusetts Association of Realtors® (MAR) for 2018. The event took place at Hotel 1620 in Plymouth, Mass. and included the installation of the MAR Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Thompson’s term officially begins on January 1, 2018.