Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is building new Habitat Homes in Malden in partnership with low-income families. It will be a two phase project on property on Main Street which Habitat purchased from the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA). Phase 1 includes the construction of two single-family homes at 964-968 Main Street (each house has 3 bedrooms, a bath and a half, and is approximately 1400 square feet), while Phase 2, expected to follow in a year, calls for the construction a six townhouses at 974-1000 Main Street.
Applicants must meet certain income guidelines and other requirements in order to qualify for consideration. Habitat for Humanity will be conducting a series of informational workshops in Malden to explain the Habitat program and how to apply for one of the homes. The schedule is as follows:
Thursday, March 14 Malden YMCA, Dartmouth Street and Mountain Avenue
Wednesday, March 20 John and Christina Markey Senior Community Center, 7 Washington Street
Thursday, March 28 Malden Public Library (with Chinese interpreter), Salem Street and Park Street
“We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to bring Habitat’s mission to Malden,” said Lark Palermo, Habitat Greater Boston’s President & CEO. “Malden’s diversity and accessibility to public transportation make it an ideal community for Habitat families.”
“We are delighted to have Habitat for Humanity in Malden to help provide affordable homeownership,” said Mayor Gary Christenson. “We look forward to collaborating with them to assist families in building a more stable, secure and better future for themselves.”