MassHousing Provides $2.1M in Financing for Affordable Housing Community in Boston

by Amy Works

BOSTON — Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency (MassHousing) has provided $2.1 million in financing to Traggorth Cos. and Southwest Boston Community Development for the construction of Residences at Fairmont Station in Boston’s Hyde Park. Located at 11 Nott St., the community will feature 27 apartments for low- and moderate-income households. MassHousing is providing a $1.8 million permanent loan and $300,000 through the agency’s $100 million Workforce Housing Initiative. The community will feature one studio unit, three one-bedroom units, 18 two-bedroom units and five three-bedroom units, as well as a community room, green space and an outdoor play area. Of the 27 units, six will be for low-income households earning at or below 30 percent of the area median income (AMI) supported by a federal Section 8 Housing Assistance Payment Contract, five will be for households with incomes at or below 50 percent of AMI, 13 will be for households with incomes at or below 60 percent AMI, and three will be workforce housing units for households earning at or below 80 percent AMI. The project is also receiving financing from the city of Boston, and the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development as well as an allocation of Low-Income Housing Tax Credits.

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