Legislative News: Housing Bond Bill Approved, Senate Budget Nears Completion

The Massachusetts Senate is nearing the end of its week-long debate on its $41.4 billion budget, and, on balance, it has been a strong week for CDCs and our partners...

MACDC Board Meets with Gov. Charlie Baker

For the fourth year in a row, MACDC's Board of Directors met with Governor Charlie Baker as part of our annual Lobby Day.  MACDC Board Chair, Vanessa Calderon...

MACDC Lobby Day: Hit Me with Your Best Shot!

By any objective measure, MACDC’s 2018 Lobby Day was a tremendous success.  On April 24, more than 150 community development practitioners and patrons filled...

Read Senate President Chandler's Remarks at MACDC's 2018 Lobby Day

On Tuesday, April 24th, Senate President Harriette Chandler spoke at MACDC's 2018 Lobby Day.  Her powerful remarks addressed the affordable housing crisis, how...

Valley CDC Celebrates 30 Years of Serving its Neighbors

Joined by more than 200 of its closest friends and supporters, Valley CDC celebrated its 30th anniversary on April 12.  Valley CDC primarily serves four communities...

Member News

March 2018 When storms and natural disasters happen, CDCs are often there to help families and neighborhoods recover.  This is precisely what happened after the...

State Awards $1.5 Million for Sustainable Homeownership Counseling

  On April 9, state officials visited two CDCs to announce $1.5 million in awards for eleven regional foreclosure prevention centers and ten organizations that...

Why The Color of Law is a Must Read for Community Developers

Today, April 11, marks the 50th anniversary of the enactment of the Federal Fair Housing Act, and to mark the occasion I spent the weekend reading The Color of Law: A...

CITC Legislation Moves Toward Passage

Legislation to extend and expand the Community Investment Tax Credit moved one giant step closer to passage with a recent vote by the Massachusetts State Senate. ...

2018 CITC Awards Announced

On Tuesday, April 3rd, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito announced $5.9 million in allocations to 46 CDCs through the Community Investment Tax Credit program.  Over...

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