Urban Edge Welcomes Michelle Goldberg as Chief Financial Officer and Bill Brauner as Director of Real Estate

(Boston, MA) February 26, 2024 – Urban Edge announced today the appointment of two new members to the organization’s leadership team: Michelle Goldberg was appointed Chief Financial Officer and Bill […]


Last Mile Fund helps homebuyers with last minute costs

Our Last Mile Fund is  “one lever in a series of levers” for clients. We hope the fund will result in 75 new homeowners — and that more funders will […]


Financing is complete for 1599 Columbus, a milestone in the redevelopment of Jackson Square

As part of the revitalization of Jackson Square, Urban Edge is building new affordable housing in the area with funding from MassHousing, DHCD, and the City of Boston. This latest […]


Boston Bulletin on Holtzer Park ribbon cutting

The Boston Bulletin reports on Urban Edge’s Holtzer Park ribbon cutting this past July. The ribbon cutting celebrated the opening of the 62-unit affordable housing development in Roxbury.  Our CEO, […]


Ribbon cutting at Holtzer Park

On July 20th, Urban Edge and our partners held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of Holtzer Park. Project partners and stakeholders, community leaders, and officials from local, […]


Urban Edge CEO, Emilio Dorcely, discusses the future in The Bulletin piece

In an interview for The Bulletin, our CEO, Emilio Dorcely, discusses the need for affordable housing and affordable homeownership, and how current Urban Edge projects are working towards that goal. […]


Joint Jackson Square event highlights new housing and a transformation of the area

On June 1st, Urban Edge, the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation (JPNDC), and The Community Builders held a joint event to celebrate several housing developments in Jackson Square: JPNDC’s 25 […]


Urban Edge adapts to support families through crisis

“Boston, like many cities, has an enormous racial wealth gap. Although being a homeowner is not the only way to build wealth, it’s still the number one way that families […]


WGBH Basic Black panel discusses the affordable housing crisis

Our CEO, Emilio Dorcely, joins Chrystal Kornegay, Executive Director of MassHousing; Malia Lazu, CEO & Founder of The Lazu Group; and John B. Cruz III, President & CEO of Cruz […]


Urban Edge Assess Youth Needs in JP, Roxbury

Urban Edge Assess Youth Needs in JP, Roxbury BNN’s segment with Urban Edge CEO Emilio Dorcely and Director of Community Engagement Alia Pacombe discussing its new needs assessment for young […]