• Affirmative investments

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Total Square Footage 67,133
Total Dollar Volume $28,026,000.00

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Established 1983
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Description

 

Mission is central to Affirmative's corporate make-up. We believe in a triple bottom line approach - people, planet and profit - to building community resources, opportunities and resilience. We partner with mission-driven organizations, contributing our real estate finance and development expertise, in order to expand housing opportunities, and deliver critical services in low-income communities.

 

Updates

Columbia Construction
- Mar 13, 2019

Construction is Now Complete at Harmon Apartments

Construction is now complete at the Harmon Apartments at 2045 Dorchester Ave in Dorchester. 

The residential building is located steps from Ashmont Station featuring 36 apartments designated for people with significant physical disabilities. 30 apartments are designated affordable, and six are offered at market rate.

All apartments are fully accessible, featuring specialized support technology and services. Apartments include 26 one-bedrooms and 10 two-bedrooms and feature automatic door openers, as well as HVAC and lighting systems controllable by smartphone.


The Boston Home
- Oct 22, 2018

The Harmon Apartments in Dorchester Nearing Completion

Interior finishing is well underway for The Harmon Apartments in Dorchester.  The new 36 unit building located just about a block from Ashmont Station will offer fully accessible apartments featuring specialized support tech and services.  30 of the units are designated affordable with 6 at market rate. 
Construction is expected to be finished early 2019.

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Affirmative Investments
- Oct 12, 2018

23 Units of Affordable Senior Housing Approved in North End

Affirmative Investmests, Inc. and East Boston Community Development Corporation received approval from the Boston Planning Board earlier this week for their redevelopment of the Knights of Columbus building in the North End.  The renovations will create 23 units of affordable senior housing, a mix of studio and bedrooms. The rehab of the building will also allow for meeting space for the Knights of Columbus and a community event space in the basement of the building.

 

 


Harmon Apartments
- Jul 10, 2018

Exterior Work Ongoing at Harmon Apartments in Dorchester

Exterior work continues at Harmon Apartments in Dorchester.  The upcoming 36 unit development is designed to be fully accessible with specialized support technology and services for residents.  Units will feature automatic door openers and lighting and HVAC systems that can be controlled via smartphone. The project also includes 21 parking spaces.


Harmon Apartments
- Aug 13, 2017

W. L. French breaks ground on Dorchester’s Harmon Apartments, new housing for people with physical disabilities


W. L. French Excavating Corporation has broken ground on Harmon Apartments in Dorchester, an important development that will feature 36 mixed-income apartment residences specialized for people with physical disabilities. Initial site work is now underway to prepare the project site for construction of the foundation of the $15.4 million building. Financing for Harmon Apartments is provided by a variety of proponents, including $2.8 million from The Boston Home, $9 million in equity financing, $1.2 million in debt and a grant of $200,000 from Capital One Bank, $2 million from the City of Boston, $750,000 from the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development and $1 million from MassHousing. Specialized features at Harmon Apartments will include automatic door openers, as well as HVAC and lighting systems controllable by smartphone. Harmon Apartments residents will be able to take advantage of on-site wellness, fitness and social programming.


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