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MPDC hosts NeighborWorks Green Peer Convening

The first NeighborWorks America Green Peer Convening was hosted by MPDC at Hibernian Hall on May 24 and May 25th where we welcomed staff from NeighborWorks organizations throughout the Northeast Region as well as NeighborWorks national staff.  Over 60 participants from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, New York, Pennsylvania and Washington D.C. […]


Residents learn healthy, affordable shopping habits during grocery store tour

MPDC’s Health Equity and Wellness team partnered with Cooking Matters for their second supermarket tour on April 25.  Residents toured Tropical Foods and recieved hands-on education and tips on how to use nutrition faces on food packaging to make healthier choices when shopping.  Tour attendees also learned how to prepare delicious meals while shopping on a budget. […]


MPDC Endorses Community Preservation Act Passage

MPDC is proud to join with community organizations from across the city to support the Community Preservation Act.  This proposal will allow Boston to create affordable homes, better parks and playgrounds, preserve our historic neighborhood buildings, and create jobs.  Funds will be raised through a small surcharge on local property tax bills and matched by […]


Renovation underway on historic Tropical Foods building

MPDC announced that it has closed on construction financing on the $18.5 million renovation of 2101 Washington Street, the former Tropical Foods building in Dudley Square, Roxbury.  When completed the building will feature 30 rental apartment homes and ground retail space.  The building, which sits prominently on Washington Street opposite the historic Eliot Burying Ground, […]