Community Preservation Program

    Cambria Road

    Community Housing

    total funding:
    $351,025 11-13 Cambria Road
    $200,000 18-20 Cambria Road

    $551,025

    total CP funds appropriated
    (community housing)
    total projects: 2 (listed below in reverse chronological order)
    contacts: Josephine McNeill, Executive Director
    Citizens for Affordable Housing in Newton
    Development Organization (CAN-DO)
    1075 Washington St.
    West Newton, MA 02465
    email: jam_cando@msn.com
    phone: 617.964.3527
    website: http://www.newtoncando.org/

    11 - 13 Cambria Road

    location: 11-13 Cambria Road
    West Newton, MA 02465
    goals: Create 2 units of rental housing permanently affordable to households with up to 80% of area median income.
    total funding:
    $350,000 project grant
    $1,025 City of Newton legal costs and deed fees

    $351,025

    total CP funds appropriated (community housing)
    Proposal Review & Appropriations
    1 December 2005 proposal, with additional attachments:
    sponsor's financial statements for 2004 (submitted 10 January 2005)
    home inspection report (submitted 30 September 2005) This large file may load slowly.
    appraisal (submitted 1 November 2005)
    December 2005 construction scope of work:
     to January 2006 draft scope of work (9 December 2005)
    final scope of work (7 January 2006)
    City staff analysis of scope of work, including photo (17 January 2006)
    December 2005 consultant analysis of proposal:
    to January 2006  consultant scope of work (15 December 2005)
    consultant final report (23 February 2006)
    March 2006  CPC funding recommendation:
    initial recommended conditions (1 March 2006), based on
    original budgets (1 March 2006)
    revised budgets (23 March 2006)
    24 March 2006 CPC final funding recommendation 
    18 April 2006   Board order (appropriation)
    Project News
    18 May 2006 promissory note

    18 - 20 Cambria Road

    location: 11-13 Cambria Road
    West Newton, MA 02465
    goals: Create 2 units of rental housing permanently affordable to households with up to 80% of area median income.
    total funding:
    $200,000 CP funds appropriated (community housing)
    Proposal Review & Appropriations
    1 November 2002 proposal, including proposed budgets and additional attachments:
    letters of support (dated 31 October 2002) This large file may load slowly.
    appraisal (submitted 16 November 2002)
    19 February 2003 CPC funding recommendation
    9 April 2003 Board order (appropriation)
    Project News
    July 2003 revisions to budget and use of funds:
    operating budget (1 July 2003)
    change of use for CP funds (21 July 2003)
    further budget revision  (23 July 2003)
    18 September 2003 affordable housing deed restriction
    29 September 2003 grant agreement
    31 December 2003 sponsor's financial statements for 2002