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Affordable Housing

Boston Should Pass the Community Preservation Act 

A statement from our CEO: In the affordable housing sector, one of the most important measures people are watching right now is the Community Preservation Act (CPA). Mayor Marty Walsh unequivocally threw his support behind the CPA in a well-attended press conference in City Hall Plaza on April 27, 2016.  It …

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Affordable Housing

Up Next for 2016: Renovating Residencia Betances

It’s been a busy 2016 so far for IBA. In addition to launching the West Newton/Rutland Streets revitalization project, we are thrilled to announce that we have officially closed financing on another renovation project, this time at Residencia Betances. Residencia Betances has been a part of the IBA family for …

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Affordable Housing

IBA Moves Forward in 2016

As we continue into the New Year, we’re excited to see some of the progress being made, both here at IBA and more broadly in Boston to preserve affordable housing. First, we are thrilled to have been selected by the Boston Housing Authority to revitalize the West Newton/Rutland Streets project …

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Affordable Housing

LEGIT.Yoga: Making Inner Peace Accesible

For centuries people have been using yoga as a means to relaxation and finding inner peace. This exercise, with its extreme focus on breathing and taking control of your body, has a calming quality that can sometimes be hard to find elsewhere. Theresa Okokon knew this, and she also knew …

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Affordable Housing

Helping Boston Get 53,000 New Housing Units

Last year, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh set an ambitious goal for housing in the City of Boston. His initiative, Housing a Changing City: Boston 2030 set a goal of adding 53,000 new units in 16 years. The plan laid out specific benchmarks for a variety of housing types, including …

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