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 help expand the program. “It’s difficult to forecast with high interest rates and the housing stock, but we have people who tell us that if not for the Last Mile Fund, they would...


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, Emilio Dorcely, remarked: “This is a symbol of the value of what this community is. Our values are what you see in this building.” “What...


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, state, and federal housing agencies were all in attendance for this milestone event.   Urban Edge’s Holtzer Park provides 62 affordable rental homes designed...


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. “There is a dire need for affordable housing for the 30 percent to 40 percent area median income (AMI), but that’s only part of the solution …...