News/ Updates

Rehabbing The Housing Stock:

A new City program that offers financial services to eligible owners of 1 to 4 unit residential buildings  in Shurtleff-Bellingham and Addison-Orange census tracts as part of the Community Development Block Grant activities in these neighborhoods that are underway.  Read More

 

The Start of Something Special, Village Talks 

When Shaquor Sandiford ’12 began planning a speaker series aimed at providing expert advice to young people in his hometown of Chelsea, he knew he could put together a formidable lineup from his playing days at Rivers. On July 27, Shaquor called upon fellow Rivers alumni Taariq Allen ’11, Ben Patrick ’11, and Azar Swain ’17 to share their experiences at the Chelsea Restoration Corporation’s second “Village Talk.” Read More 

CRC Re-Opens Revere Housing Lottery 
We have re-opened the lottery for 4 Affordable Housing Condo Units located @357 Washington Avenue, Revere.
Click here for more information on this great opportunity!

Mass Housing Applauds CRC
Recently, Mass Housing published its latest annual report, and featured CRC as one of their most valued partners.  Read More

Revere celebrates new affordable housing
Chelsea Restoration Corporation is proud to announce four new, affordable condos that will be offered in an upcoming lottery. The properties at 357 Washington Ave. represent a two-year project for CRC and city officials as part of the Revere’s Safe Housing Initiative. Through this initiative, Chelsea Restoration Corporation rehabilitates blighted properties in Revere and returns them to the market as affordable housing. What was formerly a hazardous, vermin-infested building is now a neighborhood jewel. For the full story click here.

Getting Three New Properties on the Tax Rolls
http://www.reverejournal.com/2012/09/12/getting-three-more-properties-on-tax-roles/

Revere Journal, September 12, 2012
There are some homes that nobody can seem to salvage. And when those homes appear, Chelsea Restoration has routinely stepped up to the plate. Now, with a hefty state grant in their coffers, they are ready to salvage three more Revere properties.

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Things turning around on abandoned homes

Chelsea Restoration has fixed up around 10 homes in Chelsea and Revere since it started in 1977, and since branching out into Saugus for the first time, Zucco said she’s seeing positive results, especially at High Street.
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Chelsea Restoration Targets Two More Properties with Receivership Rehab Program
There are some homes that nobody can seem to salvage. And when those homes appear, Chelsea Restoration has routinely stepped up to the plate. Now, with a hefty state grant in their coffers, they are ready to salvage two more Chelsea properties. Read more.

CRC Awarded $450k Grant
Chelsea Restoration Corporation has been awarded a $450,000 grant by the Massachusetts Attorney General’s office, one of 18 organizations selected as part of the HomeCorps grant initiative.

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