Allston Brighton Community Development Corporation

Working together, building community

Why Does Homeownership Matter?

Why Does Homeownership Matter?

Simply because homeownership changes lives for the better. From the individual to community to societal levels, homeownership provides rippling benefits from one generation to the next. On the individual level, homeownership satisfies both the need for shelter and the...
ABCDC’s May 2021 Newsletter

ABCDC’s May 2021 Newsletter

Spring has arrived in Allston Brighton! With the new season, we’re pleased to present some recent and upcoming happenings from ABCDC including an exciting announcement about some upcoming development projects, information on our Virtual Housing Advocacy Week 2021,...
Homes We Can Afford: Jo-Ann

Homes We Can Afford: Jo-Ann

1.Relationship to Allston/Brighton: As the Director for Charlesview, Inc. my relationship to the community is varied.  First, I represent the needs and interests of 240 households residing at Charlesview. Second, I represent Charlesview, Inc. and its mission to...
Homes We Can Afford- Oscar

Homes We Can Afford- Oscar

What’s your relationship to Allston-Brighton? My name is Oscar Lopez and I am a lifelong resident/ renter of Allston-Brighton and a first-generation Guatemalan American. I am one of 6 and my parents who work blue-collar jobs (Truck Driver & Janitor) were able to...
Homes We Can Afford- Senator Brownsberger

Homes We Can Afford- Senator Brownsberger

For the past few years, Boston and immediately surrounding communities have been beset by rising rents, rising housing prices and rapid gentrification.  At the same time, many parts of Boston have felt the pressure of increasing density and congestion and a continuous...

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