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Rent vs. Buy

Rent vs. Buy

By: Meghan Monson, Homeownership Programs Coordinator Choosing whether to pursue homeownership can be difficult because there’s no “one size fits all” approach to buying a home. There are many calculators online that can tell you if renting or buying will...

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Anatomy of a Mortgage Payment

Anatomy of a Mortgage Payment

What is PITI? Principal, interest, taxes, insurance (PITI) is the sum of a mortgage payment that includes the principal amount, loan interest, property tax, and homeowner's property and private mortgage insurance premiums. Here’s how it works: Principal +...

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Invest in Allston Brighton through CITC

Invest in Allston Brighton through CITC

We have some exciting news! The Massachusetts Association of Community Development Corporation (MACDC) just announced awards through the 2019 CITC program. We were awarded $200,000 in credits this year which is an increase of $50,000! This gives us the...

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AT HOME IN ALLSTON BRIGHTON- MAY EDITION

AT HOME IN ALLSTON BRIGHTON- MAY EDITION

May has been a busy month for housing in our neighborhood. ABCDC held our Annual Meeting where we discussed the future of housing in Allston Brighton. Not surprisingly, housing in our community is more expensive than ever. Our Homeownership and Counseling...

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June Resident Newsletter

June Resident Newsletter

June is going to be a busy month over at the All Bright Community Center! Check out our newest issue of the Resident Times for updates and events coming to the neighborhood next month.  

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Meet Our Board: Evelyn Redshaw

Meet Our Board: Evelyn Redshaw

ABCDC is excited to welcome Evelyn Redshaw to our Board of Directors! We recently talked to Evelyn to get her feedback on what it means to be a Board member at the ABCDC. How long have you lived in the neighborhood?  I’ve lived in Allston for 2 years now....

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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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