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01.22.2024

Developers of affordable housing in Gloucester have shot at $1.5M in ARPA money

By Ethan Forman at The Gloucester Times For developers or nonprofits looking to build or preserve scarce affordable housing in America’s […]

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01.16.2024

Pulling the thread on North Shore racial covenants

By The CommonWealth Beacon Codcast Last year, the “Dirty Deeds Project” brought to light hundreds of racially restrictive covenants in […]

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01.04.2024

Registry of Deeds officially acknowledges over 500 racial covenants

By Paul Leighton at The Salem News SALEM — The Southern Essex Registry of Deeds has officially acknowledged more than 500 […]

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12.15.2023

Briscoe School in Beverly, MA – Former Students May Soon Live in Massachusetts Housing

By Mark Fogarty PUBLISHED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE NATIONAL HOUSING & REHABILITATION ASSOCIATION The Hall Company of Lynn and Harborlight […]

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12.13.2023

Hall Company seeks long-term affordability of Lynn apartments, collaborates with Harborlight Homes

Submitted to The Item The Hall Company of Lynn and Harborlight Homes of Beverly have reached an agreement on the […]

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11.20.2023

Affordable Housing on Route 1 in Rowley will have to pay $400,000 for road changes

By John P. Muldoon at The Local News ROWLEY — Is it any wonder that building affordable housing is so difficult […]

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11.03.2023

Project of the Month: Groom Construction, Harborlight Homes, and SV Design complete 23-unit affordable housing community

By NEREJ Rockport, MA Groom Construction, Co., Inc., a premiere general contracting firm, Harborlight Homes, an innovative and award-winning nonprofit affordable housing […]

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10.25.2023

Our View: Cleansing racist deeds is progress, but not enough

By The Eagle Tribune The exclusionary roots of our current housing crisis, and its separation into the haves and have-nots, can […]

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10.23.2023

Legacy of racist housing restrictions uncovered in North Shore communities

By Chris Burrell at GBH Hundreds of deeds for homes on the North Shore contain racist language or covenants, prohibiting the […]

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10.17.2023

Project identifies racial covenants in North Shore deeds

By Paul Leighton at The Salem News BEVERLY — The deeds of several hundred properties in southern Essex County contain language […]

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02.21.2023

Old school: Beverly High seniors making documentary about former Briscoe school

By The Salem Evening News BEVERLY — A century after it was built as the city’s high school, the Briscoe building […]

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08.04.2022

Harborlight Homes, SV Design and Groom Construction to Celebrate the Opening of Anchor Point on Friday

By Boston Real Estate Times BEVERLY, MA – Harborlight Homes (formerly Harborlight Community Partners), in partnership with SV Design, Groom Construction and the City […]

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08.04.2022

New Affordable Housing Community Opens in Beverly

by Liz Hughes at Boston Agent Magazine The first phase of Anchor Point, a new affordable housing community, has opened […]

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08.04.2022

A Place to Anchor: Ceremony Marks Opening of 38 Affordable Units

By The Salem News BEVERLY — Some of the most hard-to-get living spaces in Beverly are about to open. Officials […]

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05.10.2022

Zoning has Played a Major Role in Racial Segregation

New state law aimed at spurring housing construction can be vehicle for racial justice IN RESPONSE TO decades of rising housing […]

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02.17.2022

Do You Qualify for This Affordable Housing? Maybe

By The Salem News BEVERLY — If you think you make too much money to qualify for the new affordable […]

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05.20.2020

Drawings, photos offer hope to residents at Harborlight Community Partners

By The Salem News The residents at Harborlight Community Partners in Beverly thrive on interaction, with each other as well […]

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05.20.2020

Harborlight Community Partners provides update amid coronavirus pandemic

By Jennie Oemig beverly@wickedlocal.com BEVERLY — Officials with Harborlight Community Partners, a North Shore affordable housing non-profit, have been continuing to […]

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11.20.2019

Congratulations Andrew DeFranza!

Harborlight Community Partners’ Executive Director, Andrew DeFranza, has been named a 2019 North Shore Distinguished Leader by the North Shore […]

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11.20.2019

Chamber Dinner to Honor 6 North Shore Leaders

By The Salem News DANVERS — The North Shore Chamber of Commerce will honor six area leaders Thursday at its 101st […]

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11.19.2019

Beverly’s Briscoe Middle School to become affordable senior apartments

By Wicked Local, Beverly BEVERLY — The former Briscoe Middle School will soon serve as a housing option for many […]

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11.19.2019

Affordable Housing Planned for Briscoe

Beverly to sell school to Harborlight for $600,000 By The Salem News BEVERLY — The historic Briscoe building where generations […]

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08.12.2019

4 bidders seek to buy Briscoe

Plans call for transformation of historic building in Beverly By The Salem News BEVERLY – The city has received four offers […]

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05.14.2019

Hardy Street housing project moving forward in Beverly

Harborlight Community Partners (HCP) is the recent recipient of a $900,000 award from the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community […]

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