Allston Brighton Community Development Corporation

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Meet Our Staff- Anu

Meet Our Staff- Anu

Please join us in welcoming our Policy and Advocacy Summer Intern, Anu Makinde. Anu is entering her final year at the University of Ottawa enrolled in the Honours in Sociology program. She has previously volunteered in political campaigns in America and Canada and...
Meet Our Staff- Madeline

Meet Our Staff- Madeline

Please join us in welcoming our new Community Planning Intern, Madeline Liberman! This summer, she will be updating the CDC’s development pipeline tracker and helping to visualize the pipeline data in a user-friendly and accessible way. Madeline is a rising...
A Homebuyer’s Story: Luis

A Homebuyer’s Story: Luis

What made you want to buy? L: I got my dream job in Boston and I knew that I wanted to stay for the long-term. It was the right time to put down roots. What did you know or not know about buying a home before taking Homebuying 101? L: I didn’t know anything,...
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...

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