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Project Name

174 - 176 Boylston Street

Project Parcels

1101358000

174 BOYLSTON ST
Owner:
City of Boston - DND
3,150sqft
Project Images
Neighborhood
Roxbury
Councilor
Weber
Units Total
Four
Income-Restricted Units
Four
Property Size
3,150 sq/ft

Developer

Habitat For Humanity Greater Boston,Inc.

Project Goals

Following a competitive RFP process, Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston received tentative designation to develop four (4) affordable homeownership housing units in a single building at 174-176 Boylston Street.

Timeline

Fall 2021

Community Feedback

We’re meeting with community members to gather feedback on plans for the site.

Sep 07 2021
A community meeting will be held by DND in September 2021 to discuss the possible use of this site as open space and a small building for educational and gathering purposes. Details can be found to the right.
Shani Fletcher | Project Manager
Sep 30 2021
174 Boylston Street
11 ATTENDEES

Thank you to all who attended the meeting last night! There was support both for open space and for affordable housing to go in this site. DND will consider next steps in the process in partnership wi th Egleston Square Neighborhood Association. ¡Muchas gracias a todos los que asistieron a la reunión el 28 de septiembre! Las propuestas que recibieron apoyo para este terreno fueron para el desarrollo de un espacio abierto y de viviendas económicas. El DND considerará los pasos a seguir en el proceso de colaboración con la Asociación Vecinal Egleston Square.

Oct 12 2021
Thank you to all who attended the meeting last night! There was support both for open space and for affordable housing to go in this site. DND will consider next steps in the process in partnership with Egleston Square Neighborhood Association. Muchas gracias a todos los que asistieron a la reunin el 28 de septiembre! Las propuestas que recibieron apoyo para este terreno fueron para el desarrollo de un espacio abierto y de viviendas econmicas. El DND considerar los pasos a seguir en el proceso de colaboracin con la Asociacin Vecinal Egleston Square.
Shani Fletcher | Project Manager
Oct 25 2021
El Departamento de Desarrollo del Vecindario organizar otra reunin comunitaria a comienzos de diciembre para debatir con mayor detalle las opciones de vivienda y de espacio abierto para este sitio. Los detalles de la reunin se publicarn en esta pgina pronto. Por favor, nase a nosotros y aporte su opinin.
Shani Fletcher | Project Manager
Dec 13 2021
174 Boylston Community Meeting
15 ATTENDEES

Thank you to all who attended this second community meeting about this site. There was much support for affordable housing at this meeting. If you would like to comment on the permanent use of this s ite, please contact us by January 3, 2022.

Mar 04 2022
Thanks to all those who participated in the December meeting. Based on community input, MOH will be working with Egleston Square Neighborhood Association to explore affordable housing as the permanent use for this site. A meeting to discuss specific housing-focused development guidelines is being planned for spring.
Shani Fletcher | Project Manager
Jun 16 2022
174-176 Boylston & 23 Dalrymple Streets Community Meeting
26 ATTENDEES

Thank you all for attending this meeting to discuss these city owned parcels. Based on initial feedback MOH will move forward with an affordable housing RFP for the Boylston site. There will be furth er discussions and determinations on the Dalrymple site. We look forward to more feedback please email john.feuerbach@boston.gov by June 30th.

Mar 30 2023
The 174-176 Boylston Request For Proposals (RFP) was released on March 27, 2023 and may be accessed via the public RFP listing linked above. An applicant conference will be hosted by MOH on April 11th and all interested applicants are encourage to attend. Details are available in the RFP.
Stephanie Silva | Project Manager
Apr 11 2023
174-176 Boylston RFP Applicant Conference
11 ATTENDEES

Thank you to all who attended and participated in the April 11th Applicant Conference! The event included a short presentation by MOH followed by a question and answer session.

Apr 20 2023
In addition to the recording of the RFP Pre-Applicant Conference linked above, a PDF of the presentation slides, and several handouts (an outline of MOH's process, info on potential external funding sources, and a list of conference attendees) are available at: bit.ly/174-boylstonrfphandouts 
Stephanie Silva | Project Manager
Apr 20 2023
An Addendum #1 has been added to the Mayor's Office of Housing's RFP for 174-176 Boylston Street. This addendum includes: 1) a plot plan; and 2) a PDF of questions and answers from the RFP Pre-Applicant Conference held on April 11, 2023 via Zoom. The RFP and addendum can be accessed at the MOH website: www.boston.gov/departments/housing/requests-proposals 
Stephanie Silva | Project Manager
Jun 07 2023
Developer Presentation of Proposals for 174-176 Boylston Street
14 ATTENDEES

Thank you to everyone that attended last night's meeting and provided feedback on the developers' proposals! For those that were unable to attend the meeting, a recording is linked on this webpage. Sp anish translation is available at the link. Comments and questions may be submitted through June 17th, 2023 via email to stephanie.silva2@boston.gov or via the comment form at https://bit.ly/174-176boylstoncomment. Any questions posed to the development teams or MOH will be posted, along with responses, on this webpage.

Developer Selection

We’ll release a Request for Proposals and select a developer for this site.

Summer 2023

City Planning

This project is going through a zoning review with the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA). Then we’ll work with the Developer on funding, design, and compliance.

Under Construction

Predicted Date: Summer 2025

Project Complete

Predicted Date: Winter 2027
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