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Meet our Departments!

At Urban Edge, each department places a crucial role in creating affordable homes and building wealth for the families and communities we serve. In this series, we’ll get to know who heads up each of our three departments: Community Programs, Community Engagement, and Real Estate Development.  This second installment of the series will introduce...

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A Housing Monument to Roxbury Activist

$18.4M Walker Park Creates 49 Affordable Units By Marty Jones | Special to Banker & Tradesman | Mar 24, 2019 | When Urban Edge began planning our latest affordable housing in Egleston Square, we knew exactly who we wanted to name the new buildings after – Delphine Walker. Walker was a legendary resident of Roxbury and a committed community...

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Four Tips to Help You Manage the Home Buying Process

Tips to help you manage the homebuying process Home buying season is hitting high gear, and below are tips to help you make the best homeownership choice in 2018: strengthen your credit, shop wisely for a mortgage, choose the right house and negotiate the best price.   Check your credit score before looking for a mortgage. Look at your finances...

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Making Pedestrian Safety A Priority

New crosswalks in Egleston Square make pedestrian safety a priority. The initiative, spearheaded by the city’s Vision Zero team in collaboration with the Egleston Square Neighborhood Association, Urban Edge resident leaders, Egleston Square Main Street, and Walk Boston, among others.  Vision Zero Boston is tasked with eliminating fatal and serious...

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Helen’s Success Story: Avoiding Foreclosure, with Help from Urban Edge

Boston resident Helen had lived in her single-family home in Roslindale with her husband and son for 15 years. Her husband owned their home and had been self-employed for over a decade. However, Helen suffered two major financial hardships within just a few years that threatened her ability to stay in her home: The family’s landscaping business...

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