MassHousing Provides $24.7M in Financing for Affordable Housing Community in Cambridge

A rendering of Concord Highlands in Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. — MassHousing has provided $24.7 in financing for Concord Highlands, a six-story, 98-unit affordable housing community in Cambridge. MassHousing provided the borrower, Homeowners Rehab, with an $8.9 million permanent loan, $11.9 million tax credit equity bridge loan and $3.8 million in workforce housing funding. All apartments at the community will be deed-restricted and affordable to low-, moderate- and middle-income households. The project is the largest affordable housing community to be built in Cambridge in 40 years. Ten of the 98 new apartment homes at Concord Highlands will be affordable to households earning 30 percent of the area median income (AMI). Fifty units will be affordable for households earning up to 60 percent AMI. Thirty-eight units will be workforce-housing units, with 21 of the workforce units affordable for households earning up to 80 percent AMI, and 17 workforce housing units for households earning at or below 100 percent AMI. The AMI for Cambridge is $107,800 for a family of four. NEI General Contracting is serving as general contractor for the project. The architect is ICON Architecture.

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