1.10.2019

Open Letter

Dear Friends, Never let it be said that the city of Boston – especially the great neighborhoods of Roxbury and Jamaica Plain – doesn’t know how to help people during times of adversity.  Over the Christmas holiday, we experienced a crisis that left more than 200 residents of our community without natural gas service but […]

11.28.2018

Urban Edge Awarded Funding from Wells Fargo Foundation for Redevelopment of Mildred Hailey Apartments in Jamaica Plain

             FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Media Contact: Suzanne Morse (617) 646-1020 smorse@oneillandassoc.com   Urban Edge Awarded Funding from Wells Fargo Foundation for Redevelopment of Mildred Hailey Apartments in Jamaica Plain $175,000 grant will enhance community engagement efforts, improve health and safety for residents, and provide financial sustainability for residents   Boston, […]

6.1.2018

United Way Announces Winners of Competitive Grant Awards and Launches New Game-Changing Technology Partnership

  Welcomes 20 new diverse non-profit organizations and distributes over $30.8M in funding across the region to effect lasting change The United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley today announced it will distribute $30.8 million in support of strategies, organizations, partnerships, and programs aimed at solving entrenched poverty and income inequality across the region. […]

11.1.2017

Mayor Walsh Grants $2 Million Towards Jackson Square Recreational Center

BOSTON – Wednesday, November 1, 2017 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today joined nonprofit developer Urban Edge, elected officials, community advocates, and local youth to grant $2 million towards the building of the Jackson Square Recreational Center. The Jackson Square Recreational Center will be two-stories high and include a turf field, an ice rink and […]

10.30.2017

Multifamily Developer Breaks Ground On ‘Lean’ Pilot Project

Boston-based developer Urban Edge Housing Corp. broke ground Friday on the Walker Park apartments, a 49-unit, $17.5 million affordable rental housing complex in Roxbury’s Egleston Square. Urban Edge is redeveloping three vacant parcels next to the Egleston Square Library into apartments restricted to households earning a maximum of 60 percent of the area median income […]

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