Boston Home Center Information Session | June 8

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Join the Boston Home Center for a brief info session and learn how we can help you buy a home, followed by a networking opportunity where you can meet with local mortgage lenders and realtors!


When: Monday, June 8th


Where: Grove Hall Community Center

51 Geneva Ave, Dorchester

For more info: Call the BHC at (617)635.HOME (4663)

Boston Home Center Expo | March 24

On March 24, check out the Boston Home Center Expo at Perkins Community Center, 155 Talbot Avenue in Dorchester. Learn all about homeowning and homebuying in the seminars and workshops. The event will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00p.m.. Mayor Menino introduces the city's triple decker program at the expo from 11:00a.m. to 11:45a.m.. For more information, visit www.bostonhomecenter.com or call 617.635.HOME (4663).

17th Annual Rebuilding Together Comedy Night! March 8

Spend the evening laughing with Mistress of Ceremonies Susan Wornick, WCVB-TV, and Boston's BEST comedians, and support RTB's efforts to rebuild the houses and lives of Boston's low income homeowners. Rebuilding Together is the nation's leading nonprofit working to preserve affordable homeownership and revitalize communities.

Enjoy Charity, cocktails and comedy on Tuesday, March 8th. Doors will open at :30 p.m. and comedy will start at 7:30 p.m. The event will be held at Nick's Comedy Stop, 100 Warrenton Street in Boston. Tickets are $30.00, and will include a great auction and more! For more information, check out the event's details and reserve tickets here.

Homeowner 202 Tips for new Homeowners, Aug. 16 & 18

Boston Home CenterRecently buy a house and need some advice maintaining it? All are welcome to join this six hour seminar featuring information about condo ownership, management, legal issues and repairs! The seminar takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. on at 1803 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester. It will take place on August 16 and August 18.

Homeowner 201: Tips for new Homeowners, Aug. 23 & 25

Boston Home CenterRecently bought a house and need some advice maintaining it? All are welcome to join this six hour seminar featuring information about property maintenance, lead paint, landlord/tenant issues, and budgeting! The seminar takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. on at 1803 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester, on August 23 and on August 25.

Emergency Homeowners Loan Program

Emergency Homeowner Loan ProgramThe following is a message from the message from the State of Massachusetts regarding the Emergency Homeowners Loan Program (EHLP). Nuestra CDC is one local organization working to assist local homeowners through the EHLP program. Nuestra CDC is a local partner in the EHLP effort - for a related post, see here. For information about the EHLP in Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean or Chinese, click here.

Lt. Governor Tim Murray and I recently launched a public service announcement encouraging unemployed homeowners who are facing foreclosure to apply for the federal Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program (EHLP). Through EHLP, Administered by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) in conjunction with NeighborWorks America, Massachusetts homeowners are eligible for a total of $61 million in EHLP assistance, and must apply by July 22, 2011.

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Emergency Homeowners' Loan Program, Deadline Jul. 22

Nuestra CDCThe U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has launched the Emergency Homeowners' Loan Program (EHLP). The program is designed to provide mortgage payment relief to eligible homeowners experiencing a drop in income of at least 15 percent, directly resulting from involuntary unemployment or underemployment due to adverse economic conditions and/or a medical emergency. The mortgage relief covers past-due mortgage payments, as well as a portion of the homeowner's mortgage payment for up to 24 months (up to $50,000).

Nuestra is working to assist local homeowners through the EHLP process. The deadline to apply is July 22, 201. Individuals may be eligible to receive $50,000 in mortgage assistance for up to 24 months. To apply, call (617) 334-5788 or email homeownership@nuestracdc.org. Read more here.

"Help for Community Homeowners," Apr. 28

Need help with your mortgage? Come to the "Help for Homeowners Community Event." Don't miss this free opportunity to meet one-on-one with your mortgage lender or a HUD-approved housing counselor. Find out if you qualify for the Obama Administration’s Making Home Affordable Program or other options from your lender. You can get the assisatance you need on Thursday, April 28, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston Street, Boston. >> Read More

Boston Community Capital




Boston Community Capital (BCC) is a community development financial institution whose mission is to build healthy communities where low-income people live and work. We accomplish this mission by investing in projects that provide affordable housing, good jobs, and new opportunities in low-income communities, connecting these neighborhoods to the mainstream economy.

Since 1985, BCC has invested more than $550 million to support organizations and businesses that benefit underserved communities. Our loans and investments have helped:

Build or preserve affordable homes for over 10,000 families and individuals

Support child care facilities serving over 7,000 children

Finance schools and youth programs serving over 2,000 low-income students

Renovate over 750,000 square feet of commercial real estate in distressed inner-city communities

Create more than 1,400 jobs in low-income communities

Generate over 1.4 million kilowatt hours of solar capacity annually on affordable housing serving over 1,100 families and individuals,

Provide fixed-rate mortgages that have allowed over 80 families facing foreclosure to remain in their homes.


Boston Community Capital
57 Warren Street
Boston, MA 02119
United States
Key Partners: 

DotWell (BCC refers to DotWell's financial counseling program);

Key Programs Offered: 

BCC’s programs and initiatives include:

Boston Community Loan Fund (BCLF); lends money to community projects such as affordable housing, child care facilities, schools, youth programs and community facilities.

Boston Community Venture Fund (BCVF) makes equity investments in businesses that create jobs or provide services for LICs.

New Markets Tax Credits leverages private sector investment into distressed communities across the United States.

Foreclosure Relief Programs focus on stabilizing neighborhoods hardest hit by the foreclosure crisis, and helping families facing eviction due to foreclosure to remain in their homes.

SUN Initiative; Stabilizing Urban Neighborhoods is a program created to help you keep your home if you are a homeowner or tenant going through foreclosure.
For more information call 617-933-5880. Click here to take eligibility survey.


Loan Committee
Victor Rivera; Chair, Bank of America

Meg Bennett
; Deutsche Bank

Eva Clarke
; MMA Financial

Laura Hackell
; Independent Consultant

DeWitt Jones; Boston Community Capital

Maria Maffei; Independent Consultant

Linnie McLean; Trillium Asset Management (former)

Glenn Morgan;

Jennifer Pinck; Pinck and Company

Rebecca Regan; Boston Community Capital

Steven Tromp;
Wainwright Bank

Venture Committee
Edward Dugger, III; Chair,
UNC Partners, Inc.

Charles Clark;
Youth Build, USA

Elyse Cherry; Boston Community Capital

DeWitt Jones; Boston Community Capital

James Walsh, S.J., Esq.;

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