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Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) staff members donated funds to purchase school supplies including binders, notebooks, pens, pencils, backpacks, lunch boxes, etc. for the Housing Families' Annual Backpack Drive. Housing Families is a Malden-...Read More
The North Suburban Consortium (NSC), of which the Malden Redevelopment Authority is the lead agency, recently approved the allocation of $1.2 million in Federal HOME funds to subsidize some of the construction costs associated with a 14-unit (all...Read More
Waterproofing improvements have been made to the Jackson Street Parking Garage located at 7 Jackson Street. These improvements are the first in a series of a long-range plan to improve the downtown parking facilities. The majority of the long-...Read More
The Malden Redevelopment Authority team was presented with the Best Team Spirit Award at the first Malden Chamber of Commerce Superbowl business to business bowling competition that took place June 16 at Town Line Luxury Lanes. The MRA placed 12...Read More
The Asian Community Development Corporation hosted a workshop for First Time Home Buyers at Century Bank, 140 Ferry Street, Malden. Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) Board Chair, Amanda Linehan (far right in picture below), attended the event...Read More
Northeastern University Transportation Study Recommends Ways to Make Downtown Malden More Accessible
A group of Northeastern University Civil Engineering students in the Capstone Program developed transportation engineering solutions to improve an external client’s accessibility for pedestrians, cyclists, public transportation and vehicular...Read More
Artwork depicting the various programs and activities the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) performs for and on behalf of the City adorns the lobby area at the MRA Main Office.
Designed by Malden resident Virginie Nogara, the...Read More
MassBio recently announced that the City of Malden improved its BioReady Rating to Platinum. The BioReady Community designation signifies that a municipality has biotech and life sciences-friendly zoning, a streamlined permitting process and...Read More
The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA), which administers a federally-funded Lead Paint Abatement Program, is expanding its promotional efforts to include billboard advertising along the MBTA. Shown is a promotional billboard at the Oak Grove...Read More
To improve lighting in the Malden Towers Garage, the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) is replacing the existing sodium pressure lights with LED lights.
Upwards of 15 Malden-area real estate brokers gathered recently to hear first-hand about the latest happenings in Malden.
Hosted by Mayor Gary Christenson, this was the second in a series of quarterly updates with residential...Read More
To celebrate National Community Development Week and emphasize how important Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds are in improving the quality of life for Malden’s low to moderate income residents, Mayor Christenson, members of Malden...Read More
Applications are now available for the Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program administered by the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA), on behalf of the City of Malden. This funding is through the U.S. Department of Housing and...Read More
Members of the MRA staff participated in the 18th Malden Public Library Triple Threat Trivia fundraiser. The event, which raises money to restore the Converse Memorial building, was held January 28. There were three rounds with fifteen...Read More
Representatives of various economic and community development offices from across the country attended the National Community Development Association (NCDA) conference in January, including MRA Executive Director, Deborah A. Burke, HOME Program...Read More
The plaque at FitzGerald Park (Exchange Street) has been cleaned courtesy of Commerce Place. The park was built in 1998 and dedicated to David R. FitzGerald, a former director of the Malden Redevelopment Authority.
Malden resident Amanda M. Linehan has been elected Chairman of the Malden Redevelopment Authority Board of Directors. She will serve a one-year term through the end of December 2016.
The five-member board, four of whom are...Read More
The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA), on behalf of the City of Malden, received the prestigious 2016 Audrey Nelson Community Development Achievement Award in recognition of its creative use of federal HOME and Community Development Block...Read More
The median sale price for a single-family home in Malden rose by 10.7% in the first eleven months of 2015. According to a report by The Warren Group, a Boston-based real estate tracking firm, the median sale price for a single-family home in...Read More
Several MRA staff members purchased toys, clothing, books, etc. to donate to Housing Families' Holiday Gift Drive. Housing Families, a Malden-based agency that aims to end family homelessness in Massachusetts, opened a Wonderland Boutique which...Read More