December 17, 2013

Grand Opening Follows Historic Renovation

Community Housing of Maine (CHOM) recently celebrated the opening of their 68th property in Maine,the historic renovationof Elm Terrace in walkable downtown Portland. Elm Terrace is home to 38 units of affordable workforce and family housing. Rents are set so that they will be affordable to people in the local workforce in many sectors including retail and sales, […]

July 2, 2013

Ribbon-cutting marks redevelopment of 40-year-old affordable housing complex

When Angela Holm moved out of Charlesview Apartments years ago, she knew she would always remain a part of the tight-knit community she grew up in. Now she, along with local dignitaries and residents past and present, celebrated the grand opening of the new Charlesview Residences at Brighton Mills. The 340-unit mixed-income, mixed-use development in […]

July 11, 2012

Historic school building is transformed into housing and community services for young and old in Lexington

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Russell Elementary School was once the centerpiece of its neighborhood.  However, in 2003 dwindling enrollment and the need for costly repairs shut down the place where children once came to begin their education.  Not so now.  Russell School Apartments in Lexington is now a mixed-used property that serves the young and old through  27 very […]