MassHousing Provides $45M in Financing for Renovation of Affordable Housing Property in Boston
BOSTON — MassHousing, the independent public agency that funds affordable housing projects in Massachusetts, has provided $45 million in financing for the renovation and preservation of the 198-unit Daniel F. Burns Apartments in Boston. The borrower, an affiliate of Cambridge Housing Authority, will use the proceeds to modernize building systems, repair roofs, replace kitchens and bathrooms and renovate both indoor and outdoor common areas. The property is located at 30-50 Churchill Ave. in the Cambridge area and has been designated for Section 8 Housing Assistance by the federal government. As part of the deal, that designation will be extended for another 20 years. A portion of the units will be reserved for and compliant with the needs of senior citizens and renters with disabilities.