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A Community-Centered Jobs Strategy

Somerville Community Corporation’s affordable housing production is helping many low- and moderate-income families remain in the city through programs like First Source.

SCC Forum

The days of finding cheap apartments on the private market in Somerville are over, as is evidenced by the thousands of people who keep trying to remain in the community -- and cannot.
Jun 22

Free Financial Literacy Classes at SCC

Repeats every week every Wednesday and every Thursday until Wed Jul 13 2016 .
9:15am to 12:00pm

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Do you live, work or study in Somerville? Do you sometimes feels as if there’s no way you can ever save any money? This fun and engaging class could be for you!

If you can commit to seven class sessions, beginning on Wednesday, June 22, you will learn by working with other members in the same situation to:

Community News

As part of the Somerville community, we try to keep our members and other community members aware of what is going on in the city from fun family events to important organizing meetings. Let us know about activities, events, meetings and more that you hear about, and we will try to share that information. 

May 03

Ask the BOA to Support 20% Inclusionary Zoning!

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Somerville City Hall, 93 Highland Avenue, Somerville

Last year, more than 500 Somerville residents submitted a petition created by the Affordable Housing Organizing Committee to require more affordable housing, also called inclusionary zoning, in new developments. The Board of Aldermen's Land Use Committee is preparing to vote on the proposal. 

Come to City Hall on May 3 at 6:00pm to make sure the aldermen act now to approve 20% inclusionary zoning!

May 18

First Time Homebuyers Class

Repeats every week every Wednesday and every Thursday until Thu May 26 2016 .
6:00pm to 9:00pm

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Location: 

Somerville Community Corporation, 337 Somerville Ave, Somerville

Are you considering purchasing your first home, but feeling overwhelmed by the process involved? This four-session, 12-hour class will feature presentations by a real estate agent, a lender, a home inspector, a real estate attorney and an insurance agent, in addition to SCC staff, and it will teach you everything you need to know before you start the process of buying your first home. Upon completion of the course, participants receive a certificate that enables them to access products geared specifically towards first-time homebuyers such as the ONE and MassHousing loans.

Apr 14

Info Session for Union Square Apartments Application Process

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Somerville Community Corporation, 337 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA 02143

SCC and Winn Residential are pleased to announce that rental applications for the upcoming Union Square Apartments development are now availableand due May 5th.

Details about the process can be found here, but please attend this information session if you would like to gather more information and get answers to your questions.

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