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Mayor Menino Announces New Development Moving Forward: Whittier School Apartments to add 15 new affordable units

Oct 20, 2011

Total project cost: $11,100,000 Total site square footage: 56,000 sq ft Number of jobs: 30 construction jobs Housing: rental, 14 affordable housing renovations, 15 new affordable housing units The 14 existing affordable housing units at the Whittier School Apartments in a century old school house near Codman Square will be rehabbed, and 15 more units will be added. The BRA board unanimously approved the construction, which will include four new buildings at Darlington Street and Southern Avenue. The site for the new residences is adjacent to the existing Whittier School Apartments. The new three-story wood frame buildings will include one, two, three, and four bedroom rentals and a community room and laundry facility.  The added housing will bring in new residents and enliven the neighborhood. The Whittier School Apartments are state owned and since 1984 have been managed by the Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation under a contract with the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.  The project is located .2 miles from MBTA’s Fairmount line, which has three new stations under construction. The project is slated to break ground in December 2013 and construction is anticipated to last one year.

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