The Daily Hampshire Gazette reported on Saturday, January 9:

Gov. Deval Patrick announced Friday that the state will invest $153.9 million toward the completion of 26 affordable-housing projects in 17 communities across Massachusetts – $2.1 million of which will support Valley Community Development Corp. projects in Northampton.

The first project, paid for by $650,000 in state and $500,000 in federal HOME funding, will create 10 new affordable-housing units, five specifically for homeless individuals, as single room occupancy units on lower King Street.

The second, which utilizes $950,000 in state finds, will rehabilitate 11 affordable units at The Maples Apartments on Maple street, with four targeted to house currently homeless local people.

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Congratulations, Valley CDC, and great news for us all!

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