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5 New, Affordable/Income-Restricted Rental Units Available — Crawford House, Dorchester

August 16, 2021

Commonwealth Land Trust announces the availability of 5 new-to-market, income-restricted, single-room-occupancy rental units at Crawford House in Dorchester, MA, under the Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program.   Maximum Income for applicants is $25,400 (30% of the Boston Area Median Income).   Crawford House is a 22-unit Single Room Occupancy (“SRO”) building owned and managed by Commonwealth Land  Continue Reading »

CLT Awarded $5.5M for Housing Boston’s Most Vulnerable Residents

January 29, 2021

Boston – January 26, 2021  Commonwealth Land Trust is one of two local nonprofits to receive a grant from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to ensure low-threshold access to housing for homeless adults and those at high risk for HIV exposure. Through this grant, CLT will receive $1 million per year over 1-1/2 years — with  Continue Reading »

City Offers Residents a Free Service for Navigating Financial Issues During COVID

December 21, 2020

The City of Boston has a free Financial Navigator service to help residents manage financial issues and income disruptions due to COVID-19. The service’s trained Financial Navigators are available by phone to help residents identify immediate action steps to manage expenses and maximize income. They also make referrals to community-based and city services available free  Continue Reading »

CLT Awarded $14K from #BostonResiliencyFund for Substance Addiction Services in COVID-19 Crisis

June 10, 2020

Boston – June 10, 2020  Commonwealth Land Trust was awarded a grant of $14,170 today from the Boston Resiliency Fund to provide substance-addiction services to formerly homeless residents impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.   CLT will use this grant to begin providing group and individual counseling services to residents in its supportive housing and to  Continue Reading »

CLT Awarded $20K from #BostonResiliencyFund to Support Vulnerable Residents in COVID-19 Crisis

April 22, 2020

Boston – April 22, 2020  Commonwealth Land Trust is one of 21 organizations awarded grants today from the Boston Resiliency Fund to help individuals and families that are disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.   CLT will use this $20,218 grant immediately in its supportive housing to increase the frequency of cleaning and promote social  Continue Reading »

Commonwealth Land Trust Appoints Iva Comey New President & CEO, to Succeed Ellen Tan

November 3, 2019

Boston, MA.  November 1, 2019    Commonwealth Land Trust (CLT), a 34-year provider of supportive housing in Massachusetts, has hired Iva Comey to succeed Ellen Tan as its President & CEO.  Ellen Tan will retire in December after 25 years building CLT to its present success with seven properties providing housing for over 600 formerly homeless residents  Continue Reading »