Funding Announcement for Holtzer Park

We are thrilled to share the news that Urban Edge’s Holtzer Park project has received a funding award from DHCD! The announcement was held in Swampscott last Thursday, July 18. Holtzer Park, located at 137 Amory Street in Jamaica Plain, will provide 62 units of new construction rental housing affordable to households earning up to […]


Urban Edge Names Emilio Dorcely as New Chief Executive Officer

               FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Media Contact: Suzanne Morse (617) 646-1020 smorse@oneillandassoc.com   Urban Edge Names Emilio Dorcely as New Chief Executive Officer Veteran Community Development and Philanthropy Leader to Begin New Role in September Emilio Dorcely, named new Chief Executive Officer of Urban Edge   Boston, Mass. (July […]


Check out Suzanne Morrisons’s on air interview with our interim CEO Marty Jones

In this interview, Suzanne talks to Urban Edge’s interim CEO Marty Jones about their work providing affordable housing and community programming in Roxbury and Jamaica Plain, and about the state of community development in Massachusetts in general Click here to listen


Housing And Health Care: An Unrecognized Link

By Robert Torres and Nancy Oriol June 10, 2019 SHARE Email Facebook Tweet Is there a cure for the health challenges that face individuals and families in low income communities to be found in housing? It’s no secret that the Commonwealth faces a crisis with both affordable housing and healthcare costs – a recent report […]