November 3, 2015 - Cardinal, Haverhill Mayor, City and State Officials Dedicate Affordable Housing at Winter Street Apartments

Cardinal Seán, Mayor James Fiorentini and Chrystal Kornegay, Undersecretary for Housing and Community Development, joined the Planning Office for Urban Affairs yesterday to dedicate the redevelopment of the Winter Street School in the Lower Acre neighborhood of Haverhill.

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Cardinal Seán, Lisa Alberghini (President of the Planning Office for Urban Affairs) watch as new Winter Street Apartments resident Nicole Carter addresses the guests.




Haverhill Mayor James Fiorentini and Cardinal Seán at the ribbon cutting for the Winter Street Apartments




Winter Street Apartments in Haverhill


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The Planning Office for Urban Affairs, Inc. is a social justice ministry affiliated with the Archdiocese of Boston. The Planning Office strives to create vibrant communities through the development of high quality affordable and mixed income housing. As a prominent regional non-profit developer and a leading diocesan housing development ministry for the Catholic Church in America, POUA has completed nearly 2,700 units of affordable and mixed- income housing and has undertaken several neighborhood revitalization initiatives in Massachusetts. 


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