community review
Connections
What is your connection to the project?

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What other questions or suggestions do you have about this project?

I think this site is very appropriate for 100% affordable housing with good proximity to Danehy Park, new Universal playground, housing across street, food, shops, Fresh Pond, etc. but does have inherent... Read more...

Diane, Thank you for your comments. We felt that keeping the pedestrian entrance closest to Danehy Park kept us from the impacts of future development and thus, best suited to a long term safe and secure... Read more...

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What other questions or suggestions do you have about this project?

I had hoped to see fossil fuel free development to a greater extent than described. Will you have natural gas on the premises? New construction should and soon will be required to use non-fossil fuels.... Read more...

Kathy, thank you for your commitment to the environment. It matches Just A Start's in the sense that our goal is to contribute to the solution to the global climate crisis. Our development will meet Passive... Read more...

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How do you think affordable housing can benefit a community?

By adding diversity of economic levels, backgrounds and ethnicity.

Our propsed development will incorporate rental restrictions ranging from extremely low income families at less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI) through families earning up to 100% AMI. The majority... Read more...

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What community priorities should we make sure to consider as part of this proposal?

Keep the road safe, avoid added traffic. Keep better setbacks than the apartments across the street. The width of that roadway will not allow for widening, so I'm afraid that within a couple of years,... Read more...

We appreciate your concern about street widths and traffic. Our development will follow all the zoning requirements for a 100% affordable housing development and will make extra efforts to encourage bicycle... Read more...

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How else would you describe the current conditions of this site at New Street?

Well, as New St had been used for light industrial businesses, I liked it just fine, though it could have been used more intensely. Now that families live across the street, it's very convenient for anyone... Read more...

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