CPA Proposals & Projects

Pelham Street / Pelham House

Community Housing

45 Pelham Street, Newton Centre, MA 02459

goals:

Create 10 units of housing with shared facilities, all affordable to seniors at up to 80% of the area median income, in a 19th-century house that was converted in the 1930s into a small nursing home.

funding:

$311,936 CPA funds appropriated (community housing)
$178,428 Citizens Bank loan
$240,778 Mass. Housing Trust Fund
$750,000 Mass. Community Econ. Development Assistance Corp.
$1,419,122 CDBG (incl. Housing Rehab Program) - federal funds
$17,535 HOME - federal funds
$2,917,799 TOTAL PROJECT COST

contacts:

  • This project was developed by an organization that no longer exists:
    Community Living Network, Inc.
    1171 Washington Street, Newton, MA 02465
  • This project is now owned and managed by:
    Newton Housing Authority
    82 Lincoln Street
    Newton Highlands, MA 02461
    617.552.5501
    http://www.newtonhousingauthority.org/Programs.aspx

Proposal Review & Appropriations

2003 initial proposal

30 March 2003 - initial proposal for CP funding, plus:

4 August 2003 - CPC funding recommendation

11 August 2003 - Board order (appropriation)

2004 supplemental proposal

20-23 July 2004 - supplemental funding request

29 September 2004 - CPC funding recommendation

15 November 2004 - Board order (appropriation)

Project News

September 2003 - Comprehensive Permit application to develop this site as affordable housing

4 March 2004 - affordable housing deed restriction

5 March 2004 - grant agreement for initial CP funding (includes promissory note)

10 February 2005 - grant agreement for additional CP funding (includes mortgage and promissory note)

1 August 2007 - Pelham House final confirmed costs

April 2009 - Pelham House completed - photo

 

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