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Landmark, Harborlight receive grants from PowerOptions

BEVERLY — Harborlight Community Partners and Landmark School are among 20 area nonprofits receiving $10,000 grants from PowerOptions. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, PowerOptions is a nonprofit that helps other nonprofits navigate energy supply arrangements and ensure they are the most inexpensive. “We picked the winners of the donations based on where we thought the $10,000 would make the greatest impact,”...


People’s United foundation awards grants to area non-profits

People’s United Community Foundation and People’s United Community Foundation of Eastern Massachusetts, the philanthropic arms of People’s United Bank, today announced that it awarded $303,234 to Eastern Massachusetts nonprofit organizations during its first grant cycle of 2018. Funding was allocated to 48 nonprofit organizations in support of activities that ranged from basic needs services and affordable housing initiatives, to education...


Harborlight could divest from Longmeadow in Hamilton, but doubles down in Wenham

An apartment complex at Longmeadow Way is looking more and more like a long shot. Harborlight Community Partners (HCP), the Beverly-based developer of affordable housing, will likely make a final decision regarding the development of their 40-unit apartment complex at the end of Longmeadow Way by the end of April. HCP Executive Director Andrew DeFranza said he’ll likely advise the...


Should mobile homes be counted as part of a community’s affordable housing stock?

Original article from The Boston Globe North YES Thomas P. Walsh State representative, Peabody Democrat Thomas P. Walsh Whether to allow municipalities to count mobile or manufactured homes toward the community’s 10 percent requirement of affordable housing stock has been debated for decades. The time to modify the state affordable housing law, Chapter 40B, to include them is now. In...


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