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 first installment of the series will introduce...


Dreams to Reality: Homeownership

Navigating the housing world today is an undertaking. We’re here to help. In this series, Dreams to Reality, we will hear from several Urban Edge clients who have experienced successes, whether that be in renting, buying, or affordably maintaining their homes. We’re so proud to have worked with these hardworking people, and we are thrilled to...


Urban Edge Secures Financing to Preserve and Upgrade 78 Affordable Homes

Good news for residents of Urban Edge-owned Bancroft Apartments and Dixwell Apartments. We recently secured the financing necessary to bring much-needed renovations to these homes in Roxbury and Jamaica Plain. Bancroft Apartments includes 45 homes, while Dixwell Apartments contains 33 homes. (The development will now be known as Bancroft Dixwell...


Urban Edge Names Richard E. Ward as Deputy Director

Media Contact:Suzanne Morse(617)  Urban Edge Names Richard E. Ward as Deputy Director   Veteran Community Organization and Philanthropy Leader Brings Experience Building Programs, Partnerships Boston, Mass. (November 29, 2021) – Urban Edge is announcing today that Richard E. Ward will become...


Dear Friends and Community Partners

We want to update you on Urban Edge’s status through the current COVID-19 crisis. There is no doubt that no matter your race, economic or immigration status, gender, or age, you are feeling the impact of COVID-19 in some way. The pandemic is no doubt exacerbating existing racial inequities. And that is why we are still here, continuing to do everything...