Claremont Cos. Receives $17.6M in Refinancing for Seniors Housing Community in Massachusetts
SOUTH DARTMOUTH, MASS. — Claremont Cos. has received $17.6 million in affordable housing financing from MassHousing for the refinancing of Solemar at South Dartmouth. The refinancing of the mixed-income seniors housing community preserves the affordability of the property’s 100 affordable units through 2034. Claremont Cos. refinanced the property through MassHousing’s Multifamily Accelerated Processing (MAP)/Ginnie Mae Joint Venture Initiative with lender partner Rockport Mortgage Corp. Built in 1977, Solemar at South Dartmouth features 200 mixed-income rental units across 25 buildings. Fifty of the affordable units are rented to residents earning at or below 50 percent of the area median income (AMI), and 50 are rented to residents earning at or below 80 percent of AMI. The remaining 100 units are rented at market rate.