Allston Brighton Community Development Corporation

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2019 Annual Meeting

2019 Annual Meeting

Thank you so much to everyone who attended our 2019 Annual Meeting! It was great to chat with folks about the future of housing in Allston Brighton and discuss ways to bring more people into the discussion. Highlights From The Evening Our 2019 Volunteer of...

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Rising Rents, Closing Doors 20th Anniversary

Rising Rents, Closing Doors 20th Anniversary

By: Jason Desrosier, Manager of Community Building & Engagement  For the past 38 years, Allston Brighton Community Development Corporation (ABCDC) has been dedicated to opening doors for Allston Brighton residents. Our various program areas strive to make...

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OUR 2018 COMMUNITY REPORT IS HERE!

OUR 2018 COMMUNITY REPORT IS HERE!

Our 2018 Community Report is here! Thanks to supporters across the neighborhood, we can work on issues like: Increasing affordable housing and stability for low- and moderate-income families Directly impacting the direction of future development in the...

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Meet Our Board: Wanda Velez-Jusino

Meet Our Board: Wanda Velez-Jusino

Join us in welcoming our newest Board member, Wanda Velez-Jusino! We recently spoke with Wanda about why she decided to join our Board. Wanda has lived in Allston Brighton since she was 5 years old and from talking with her, you can tell how passionate she...

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May Newsletter

May Newsletter

Spring has arrived in Allston Brighton! With the new season, we’re pleased to present some recent and upcoming happenings from ABCDC including our 2019 Annual Meeting and Resident Services Spotlight.

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At Home in Allston Brighton- April Edition

At Home in Allston Brighton- April Edition

April has been a busy month for our Homeownership and Counseling staff! With both Financial Literacy and Fair Housing Month falling in April, there has been a lot of information about how to better educate ourselves on budgeting and how to advocate for...

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Fair Housing Month

Fair Housing Month

April is Fair Housing Month. Allston Brighton CDC wants to help you know your rights, understand what constitutes discrimination, and know how to report it. Fair Housing is the right for everyone to receive equal access to housing and equal treatment...

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May Resident Newsletter

May Resident Newsletter

Are you a resident in one of ABCDC’s properties? Check out our May issue of the Resident Times for updates and events coming to the Community Center next month!

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The 50/20/30 Rule

The 50/20/30 Rule

By: Meghan Monson, Homeownership Programs Coordinator A budget is a great tool for distilling a month’s worth of financial transactions – money earned and money spent – into an organized and tangible instrument used for measuring financial well-being....

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Pay Yourself First

Pay Yourself First

By: Meghan Monson, Homeownership Programs Coordinator  You may have heard the phrase “pay yourself first,” and if you’re like me, you might have been a little confused by it. “Pay yourself first” doesn’t mean give yourself some money to spend before you do anything...

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