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MRA Administering the Malden Rental Assistance Fund to Assist Low-Income Malden Renters Affected by the COVID-19 Crisis

On behalf of the City of Malden, the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) is administering the Malden Rental Assistance Fund to assist low-income Malden renters affected by the COVID-19 crisis. The program will cover the cost of one month’s rent...

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Rental Assistance and Small Business Assistance Programs

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA), in partnership with the City of Malden, is administering Rental Assistance and Small Business Assistance programs to help Malden residents and businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The MRA will...

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Amendment to PY19 CDBG Annual Action Plan

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) is accepting written comments on a proposed amendment to the current year (2019-2020) Annual Action Plan to incorporate new federal funding made available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic...

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MRA Collaborating with City to Create Rental and Small Business Assistance Programs

Help for Tenants

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA), in collaboration with the City of Malden, is creating a rental assistance program to assist low-income Malden renters who are unable to pay rent...

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COVID-19 Means Changes to Downtown Off-Street Parking Program

The CBD Garage, located at 170 Centre Street at the corners of Route 60 and Middlesex Street, and the Jackson Street Garage at 7 Jackson Street opposite the Malden Center MBTA Station are closed to short-term parkers due to decreasing demand...

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Ferryway Tot Lot Improvements Underway Spring 2020

The Ferryway School tot lot will receive upgrades Spring 2020 to make it accessible to all children, including those with physical mobility challenges. The Ferryway School has a number of children who use wheelchairs and who are currently unable...

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Bay State Commons Groundbreaking

City Officials and Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) Executive Director Deborah Burke attended the groundbreaking for Bay State Commons at 368 Pleasant Street, Malden.  Bay State Commons is a 30-unit condominium complex that will operate as a...

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Faces Brew Pub Eyeing April 2020 Opening

Faces Brewing Co. is coming to Malden Center, bringing a brand new gastropub and brewery to Pleasant Street. The 300-seat establishment, located in a former bank building at 50 Pleasant Street, plans to open early April 2020. Owned and operated...

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New England Coffee Featured on CBS Boston WBZ TV News

New England Coffee, a 100-year old family run business in Malden, was recently featured on...

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Habitat Homes Building in Full Swing

Malden Mayor Gary Christenson and Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) Executive Director Deborah Burke stopped by the Habitat for Humanity build site recently to thank students and teachers from the Northeast Metropolitan Regional Vocational...

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MRA Will Provide Free Training in Lead Safety Practices

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) administers a federally funded lead paint abatement program that has resulted in the abatement of lead paint from several hundred housing units in Malden. 

The MRA is committed to making Malden...

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DRAFT 2020-2024 Malden and North Suburban Consortium Consolidated Plan Available for Review and Public Comment

The DRAFT 2020-2024 Malden and North Suburban Consortium Consolidated Plan is available here and at the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA), 17 Pleasant Street, Third Floor, Malden for a 30-day comment period.  Comments may be emailed to...

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CDBG FY 2020-2021 Application Available (SUBMISSION DEADLINE: February 28, 2020 by 12 PM)

CDBG FY 2020-2021 Application available.  Applications must be submitted by 12 PM, Friday, February 28, 2020 to Alexander Pratt, Malden...

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MRA Seeking Contractors for Lead Hazard Control and Housing Rehabilitation Program

The MRA is seeking qualified construction contractor firms to provide lead paint abatement services in conjunction with its Federally-funded Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Grant and Housing Rehabilitation Program. 

Construction...

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“Smart Meters” Installed at the Main Street Parking Lot

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) installed two pay stations (“smart meters”) in the Main Street Parking Lot next to Citizens Bank at 399 Main Street.  Parkers can use cash, credit or debit cards at the smart meters to pay for parking in...

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Announcement of Public Hearings and Comment Periods-City of Malden and North Suburban Consortium Consolidated Plan 2020-2024 and CDBG/HOME Annual Action Plan

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) on behalf of the City of Malden (Malden) and the North Suburban Consortium (NSC) will conduct public hearings regarding the development of the Five Year Consolidated Plan (2020-2024) and the 2020 Annual...

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Piantedosi Baking Company Opens New Sales Center

Malden Redevelopment Authority Executive Director Deborah Burke recently joined Mayor Christenson and former Mayor Howard for Piantedosi Baking Company’s new Sales Center ribbon cutting.  The 5,000 square foot space is the home for the sales team...

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Frank Stella Mural Ribbon Cutting

A ribbon cutting was recently held at the Frank Stella Mural on the Centre Street/Route 60 wall of Malden High School.  Frank Stella, a former Maldonian, is a well-known painter, sculptor and printmaker.  His generosity to his hometown continues...

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A "Pleasant" Autumn Stroll

Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) Executive Director Deborah Burke took a stroll for a curb side view of activities taking place along Pleasant Street.  See photos below.

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New Signage at J at Malden Center

New signage has gone up at J at Malden Center a mixed-use development opposite the Malden Center MBTA Station. 

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