Workshop at New England Brownfields Summit Puts Spotlight on CDC Projects

At the New England Brownfields Summit in Devens, MA on May 18th and 19th, nearly 300 brownfields practitioners from across the region, celebrated accomplishments,...

Home City Development Celebrates Grand Opening 11 Years After Tornado’s Devastation

On June 1st, MACDC Senior Policy Advocate Don Bianchi attended the Grand Opening of the Elias Brookings Apartments in Springfield. Home City Development rebuilt...

Harborlight Community Partners Commits to Advancing Racial Equity

At its Annual Meeting in November 2021, the Massachusetts Association of Community Development Corporations committed to a Racial Equity Pledge, upholding their...

Observations from the National Rural Health Association’s Annual Conference

“Where are you here from?” I asked the person behind me in the registration line at the National Rural Health Association’s Annual Conference, in...

Climate Conversations: A Reflection on Climate Action in the Community Development Field

Growing up, I thought climate change was only about protecting the natural world – saving polar bears, hugging trees, and recycling instead of throwing it in the...

Housing and Community Development Get a Bump in FY23 Capital Budget- Something to Build Upon

On May 5th, the Baker-Polito Administration released its Five-Year Capital Investment Plan for 2023-2027, which includes its Fiscal Year 2023 Capital Budget. MACDC, as...

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...
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