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Housing Professionals Talk Inclusionary Zoning in Somerville.  SCC & MA Housing Partnership Co-Host Productive Roundtable

Housing Professionals Talk Inclusionary Zoning in Somerville. SCC & MA Housing Partnership Co-Host Productive Roundtable

November 22, 2014

On Friday, November 14th, a group of 17 people who have been dedicated to the field of Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) met for a 3 hour lively roundtable discussion to study, discuss and troubleshoot current ideas and recommendations for changes to Somerville's IZ Policy as the City of Somerville undergoes an overhaul in its zoning. This event was hosted by Massachusetts Housing Partnership and SCC.

Union United Presents on Community Benefits at CAC Meeting

Union United Presents on Community Benefits at CAC Meeting

October 14, 2014

On October 8th, Union United was invited to present on Community Benefit Agreements (CBA's) to the Union Square Civic Advisory Committee. This milestone event comes after months of hard work researching examples of successful CBA's across the country, meeting to discuss Union United's priorities, drafting our own CBA, and raising our voices to insist on a collaborative participatory planning process for the Union Square area.

181 Washington Street: Full Speed Ahead!

181 Washington Street: Full Speed Ahead!

July 18, 2014

SCC is thrilled to report that on July 7 Governor Patrick announced funding and tax credit allocations to 24 affordable housing projects across the state, including SCC’s 181 Washington Street project.  SCC is very grateful to Representative Michael E. Capuano, 7th District, MA;  Senator Patricia Jehlen, 2nd Middlesex District; Representative Denise Provost, 27th Middlesex District; and Mayor Joseph A.

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