CPA Proposals & Projects

Watertown Street / Nonantum Village Place

Community Housing

234 Watertown Street, Nonantum, MA 02458

goals:

Support the creation of 35 housing units for very low-income seniors in a staffed group living facility.

funding:

$850,000 CPA funds appropriated & spent (community housing)
$3,167,000 federal 202 funds (Dept. of Housing & Urban Development, supportive housing for seniors)
$815,000 CDBG funds (federal funds controlled by Newton)
$600,000 MassHousing Affordable Housing Trust
$500,000 state Housing Innovations Fund
$178,092 sponsor funds (CASCAP)
$100,000 Farnsworth Fund (private foundation)
$26,000 anonymous donor
$77,924 energy rebates
$50,000 Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston
$47,000 Newton Housing Authority funds
$6,411,084 TOTAL PROJECT COST, as certified upon project completion to the U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development

contacts:

Proposal Review & Appropriations

31 October 2002 - proposal and list of attachments:

August 2001-September 2003 - CDBG funding (Community Development Block Grant)

14 January 2003 - MassHousing funds for acquisition

7 April 2003 - CPC recommendation

8 April 2003 - housing preference for Newton residents

9 April 2003 - Board order (appropriation)

Project News

30 September 2003 - project timeline

16 December 2003 - affordable housing deed restriction

30 March 2004 - CPA grant agreement

2004 -  photos of groundbreaking 

 

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