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Mass. Gov. Baker-Polito Administration Files $1.7B Fiscal Year 2022 Supplemental Budget

SALEM, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- This week (May 18), the Baker-Polito Administration filed a Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) supplemental budget that proposes investments in transportation, housing, environmental infrastructure, economic development, child care and education initiatives in Massachusetts.
Governor Baker

Mass. Gov. Baker-Polito Administration Announces $139M to Produce 1,346 Units of Affordable Rental Housing

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- On Thursday, Mass. Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy and Housing and Community Development Undersecretary Jennifer Maddox joined local legislators and officials to announce affordable housing awards for 28 projects in 21 communities across the Commonwealth. These awards will advance the development of 1,526 new rental units, including 1,346 rental units affordable for low- and extremely low-income households.

RECENT MASS. NEWS

Roofing Contractor Couto Construction

Roofing Contractor Couto Construction Wins the Pinnacle Award, an Owens Corning Community Award for Philanthropy

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- In 2018, "Couto Cares" became Couto Construction's company motto and it continues to be at the heart of what this roofing contractor stands for most. That's why they're excited to announce that they were the recent recipient of the Pinnacle Award, an Owens Corning Community Award, in the community category.
HomeBinder

Massachusetts’ HomeBinder lands a spot on the 2022 HousingWire Tech100 list

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- HomeBinder, a centralized home management platform that keeps homeowners connected with mortgage lenders, home inspectors, Realtors and other authorized professionals, today announced that it has been honored on HousingWire's (HW) Tech100 list of the most innovative companies shaping the housing industry.
Lowell Chamber Orchestra

Massachusetts’ Lowell Chamber Orchestra makes landmark agreement with Universal Edition music publishing

LOWELL, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Lowell Chamber Orchestra and Universal Edition have partnered to give composers an unusual opportunity to promote their works in print. The orchestra recently announced its second call-for-scores in order to stimulate the creation of new works for chamber orchestra.
Composer Dana Kaufman

‘Antique Modernity’ is a concert that revolves around Dana Kaufman’s new work, written for the Lowell Chamber Orchestra

LOWELL, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- On Saturday, February 19, the Lowell Chamber Orchestra will become a vessel through which works explore the concept of new and old. "Antique Modernity" is a concert that revolves around Dana Kaufman's brand new work, written specifically for the Lowell Chamber Orchestra, and works by Francis Poulenc, Georg Philip Telemann, and Jean Philip Rameau, that challenge our concepts of contemporary and traditional.
HomeBinder, Inc

Own Up and HomeBinder announce strategic partnership to strengthen borrower relationships with lenders and home pros

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- HomeBinder, a centralized home management platform that keeps homeowners connected with mortgage lenders, home inspectors, Realtors and other authorized professionals, today announced a strategic partnership with Boston-based Own Up to support homeowners who receive HomeBinder from a non-mortgage industry business, such as a home inspector or insurance agent.
HomeBinder, Inc

HomeBinder and Thumbtack partnership to expand homeowner access to home service professionals nationwide

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- HomeBinder, a centralized home management platform that keeps homeowners connected with mortgage lenders, Realtors and other authorized professionals, today announced a new integration with Thumbtack. The integration expands upon the more than 23,000 recommended service providers already listed in HomeBinder.

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