Allston Brighton Community Development Corporation

Working together, building community

Resident Services


ABCDC is committed to providing more than just high-quality housing; we offer support services for those who call ABCDC-owned affordable rental housing home. Our Resident Services programming supports parents and children alike who live in our housing to stabilize their tenancies, increase economic self-sufficiency, access new opportunities, and remove barriers which prevent individuals and families from being fully engaged in their community.

All Bright Community Center

In 2017, Allston Brighton CDC opened the All Bright Community Center at 1287B Commonwealth Ave to better serve families living in our properties. We’ve partnered with local organizations like Action for Boston Community Development and to provide yoga classes, food pantries, financial coaching, senior coffee hours, and more.


Attention Allston Brighton residents and landlords! Allston Brighton CDC is working with the city in helping residents and landlords expedite the process in accessing up to $15,000 in funds. We want all residents and homeowners of Allston/Brighton to feel secure in their homes without the fear of being displaced. If you live in Allston or Brighton and in need of rent relief the Allston Brighton CDC is here to help!  

Contact us to learn more at 617-787-3874 x 1000 or [email protected]

Meet The Team

Sarah Pelayo
Resident Services Manager
[email protected]
617-787-3874 x202

Sarah graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2018 with a dual degree in sociology and Spanish. Sarah is eager to jump in as part of the Resident Services Department and work closely with all the people and families that we serve. She is excited to work on making a positive impact in the same community which she lives in and observe the growth we help promote. Some fun facts about Sarah are: she enjoys experimenting with cooking, she studied in Spain during college, and she loves basketball


Troy Rothman
Resident Services Coordinator
[email protected]
617-787-3874 x201

Troy (he/him) enjoys working with and celebrating community. His past work experience is in affordable housing with CDCs and CDFIs in the Boston and Washington D.C. areas, and he will continue to grow his housing knowledge of Allston and Brighton as the new Resident Services Coordinator. Troy is thrilled to be a member of this community to help support residents, as well as work with students via the All Bright Community Center’s afterschool program. You can often find him volunteering for a local election, community farm or various other neighborhood events, or resting at the park with a good book.


Interested in volunteering at our Community Center? Contact us today to get more involved in the Allston Brighton Community!

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