Allston Brighton Community Development Corporation

Working together, building community

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...
Homes We Can Afford- Christine

Homes We Can Afford- Christine

I’ve lived in Allston-Brighton for 10 years and have watched the neighborhood change over time. Friends who once lived in the neighborhood keep moving away from Boston, because they can no longer afford to live here. For artists and musicians, Allston has been...
Homes We Can Afford- Edna

Homes We Can Afford- Edna

My name is Edna de Paula. I was an Allston-Brighton resident for 26 years. I raised two daughters there as a single mother, and we loved the family friendly neighborhood. Even though we were in the city, there were always schools, parks, bakeries, libraries, churches...
Virtual Housing Advocacy Week 2021

Virtual Housing Advocacy Week 2021

Allston Brighton CDC is excited to announce the launch of our Virtual Housing Advocacy Week! The week of May 10th will be full meetings, activities, and events designed to amplify our housing priorities for the preservation and creation of affordable housing in...

©Allston Brighton CDC | 18R Shepard Street, Suite 100 | Brighton, MA 02135 | p: 617.787.3874 | f: 617.787.0425