DHCD Rental Round Awards Announced in Gloucester

On April 14th, Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy and DHCD Undersecretary Jennifer Maddox joined state and local officials in Gloucester to...

Climate Conversations: Homeowners Rehab’s Sustainable Affordable Housing

Finch Cambridge (New Ecology Photo)   Boasting spacious open floor plans, large (and triple-glazed) windows and closets, community rooms, and a rooftop terrace,...

Madison Park Development Corporation Creates a Pathway to Generational Wealth

On March 8th, MACDC’s Senior Policy Advocate Don Bianchi attended an event, “Madison Park Next Door: Opening Doors to Building Wealth,” at Hibernian...

Climate Conversations: NOAH & Climate Resiliency ~ An Opportunity to Revamp for the Future

Photo from NOAH   Environmental justice and resiliency are hot topics today in the climate action conversation, but they haven’t always been. Around 25 years...

Launch of Neighborhood Stabilization Program Brings Vision to Fruition

On March 4th, MassHousing announced the launch of the DHCD/MassHousing Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP), with $6.4 million available in the first funding round...

MACDC and 20 Members take Racial Equity Pledge

The Massachusetts Association of Community Development Corporations (MACDC) and 20 of its members have so far committed to a Racial Equity Pledge that affirms their...

Commonwealth Launches Homeowner Assistance Fund

The Commonwealth has launched the Massachusetts Homeowner Assistance Fund (Mass HAF), a federally funded housing assistance program funded through the American Rescue...

Climate Conversations: Urban Tree Plantings & Youth Empowerment at Groundwork Lawrence

Photo from Groundwork Lawrence.    For almost 22 years, Groundwork Lawrence (GWL) has focused on brownfields and park redevelopment, tree canopy coverage,...

Member Benefits Highlight: Technical Assistance from Knowledgeable MACDC Staff

MACDC staff provides technical assistance on a range of topics to our members. As an MADC member, you are welcome to reach out to staff whenever you would like a...

A Busy Year Ahead for MACDC

As the MACDC staff and board gear up for our 40th Anniversary Year, I took a few moments over the holidays to review our five-year Strategic Plan to make sure we were...

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