Chinatown meeting roundup: CCBA, CNC, CRA, CSC

Boston Police Capt. Jim Hasson for district A-1 (center) addressed the Chinatown Safety Committee on Dec. 4. On his right was Tom Lema, while moderator Bill Moy was on his left. (Image courtesy of Ling-Mei Wong.)
波士頓警察局A-1區長 Jim Hasson 在12月4日的華埠治安委員會自我介紹。左邊是隊長利瑪•湯姆跟右邊是主席陳灼鋆。 (圖片由黃靈美提供。)

The Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association, Chinatown Neighborhood Council, Chinatown Resident Association and Chinatown Safety Committee met in November and December. Continue reading

MassHousing provides nearly $1 billion for affordable housing

MassHousing announced Oct. 12 that it provided nearly $1 billion in financing for affordable housing in fiscal year 2012, setting a new one-year lending record.

“Creating affordable housing helps to generate jobs, grow local businesses and strengthen our communities,” said Governor Deval Patrick. “Government’s role is to help people help themselves, and investing in affordable housing will build a better Commonwealth for generations to come.” Continue reading