|location:||2042-44 Beacon Street
Waban, MA 02468
|goals:||Adapt a 1917 former fire station to create 10 affordable studio apartments: 9 for very low-income, formerly homeless individuals (incomes up to 30 percent of area median) and 1 for live-in staff (income up to 80 percent of area median). 3 units will be fully wheelchair accessible. The building will also include common space for support services and community use.|
|funding:||NOTE: As of 31 May 2013, this page is provided for information only. The sponsors of this project submitted the pre-proposal linked to this page by the fy14 deadline but have not yet requested an advisory discussion of their pre-proposal with the CPC. They will make this request, in anticipation of submitting a full proposal for CPA funding, only if they are successful in obtaining all funding listed below except historic tax credits.
|contacts:||Steve Laferriere, Senior Housing Project Manager
Metro West Collaborative Development, Inc.
63 Mt. Auburn Street
Watertown, MA 02472
phone: 617.923.3505, ext. 6
Proposal Review & Appropriations
|31 May 2013||pre-proposal, including: project summary, timeline, map & photos, development & operating budgets|
|4 April -
1 May 2013
|full proposal for Newton CDBG & HOME (federal) housing funds, from the Newton Planning Dept.- Housing & Community Development - Housing Development - Projects webpage:
|May 2013||background material, including Housing staff memo, provided for 3 June 2013 discussion of and vote on whether to recommend the Newton federal funds in the request above, from the Planning Dept. - Boards & Commissions - Planning & Development Board webpage: