On Monday, June 9th the Somerville Community Corporation commemorated the completion of Saint Polycarp Village Phase III with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Guest speakers included Congressman Michael Capuano, Mayor Joseph Curtatone, Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development Undersecretary Aaron Gornstein, and HUD Regional Administrator Barbara Fields, among other notable local leaders and Village residents Read more about Saint Polycarp Ribbon Cutting - A Celebration of Affordable Housing and Smart Growth!
Somerville Community Corporation is proud to partner with Cambridge Neighborhood Apartment Housing Services (CNAHS), a Cambridge-based organization which helps struggling homeowners navigate the painstaking process of obtaining mortgage modifications. Through this partnership, SCC staff provides financial education counseling to CNAHS’s Somerville customers. CNAHS, in turn, will continue to offer foreclosure prevention counseling and loan modification assistance to Somerville homeowners at risk of foreclosure. Read more about Foreclosure Prevention
SCC committees and members are playing an active role in the Union United Coalition, a group of stakeholders working to ensure that the Union Square redevelopment results in tangible benefits — not displacement — for the Union Square community. The stakeholders include small business owners, residents, activists, immigrant groups, religious congregations, labor unions, and other community-based organizations. Read more about Community Coalition Kicks Off Process to Win Community Benefits in Union Square