Harborlight House Rehab Project

5848bb8ca3292_imageAfter  15 months of major renovation work, HCP celebrated the completion of work at our  flagship property, Harborlight House, on December 6th, 2016. The  $8M+ project  was made possible with multiple funding sources including the City of Beverly, Low Income  Housing Tax Credit equity, and  a $3M award from the MA Department of Housing and Community Development. Project funders and financial partners,  construction partners, HCP supporters, neighbors, and of course our residents were on hand for the celebration. Click here to view the full speaker presentation.

Program speakers included:

Robert Gillis, Board President, Harborlight Community Partners

Mayor Michael Cahill , City of Beverly

Simmee Silton, Vice President, MassDevelopment

Joseph Flatly, President & CEO, Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation

Bill Brauner, Director of Housing Preservation & Policy, Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation

Tobi Goldberg, Sr. Community Investment Manager, Federal Home Loan Bank

Bob Wakefield, Executive Director, Element Care


Completed improvements at Harborlight House include:

  • Preserved 30 Units of Affordable Supportive Housing for frail low-income seniors
  • 30 project-based MRVPs (MA Rental Voucher Program) to ensure the affordability of each unit
  • Improved Facility with Extensive Upgrades inside and out:
    • expansion and improvements of
    • resident units for better accessibility
    • installation of new small kitchenettes and new bathrooms
    • dining room remodel and expansion and installation of new 2nd floor kitchen
    • improved communication systems to enhance safety and security and new wireless system
    • refurbished elevator
    • new lighting, flooring and carpeting throughout
    • new furniture in all common areas
    • new high efficiency heating system
    • new roof, new exterior building wrap, insulation and recycled siding material
    •  new drainage system
    • refinished all detailed exterior woodwork
    • installation of new outdoor patio area, landscape design and plantings

Thank You to all our Project Funders and Financing Partners:

MA Department of Housing & Community Development


Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation

Eastern Bank

East Boston Savings Bank

Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation

Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston

North Shore HOME Consortium

City of Beverly: Community Development Block Grant & HOME

City of Beverly: Community Preservation Funds

Contractor: The Martins Companies

Architect: Siemasko & Verbridge

Additional Thanks to Harborlight House Service Partners:

Associated Home Care

Element Care

Click here for slide show of Harborlight House Rehab Project