Affordable Housing Finance Magazine 2019 Readers’ Choice Award: Historic Rehab Category – The Union at 48 Boylston

We are excited to announce that The Union at 48 Boylston was chosen as the historic rehab winner in Affordable Housing Finance magazines 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards! The Union at 48 Boylston was the result of a partnership between St. Francis House, the largest day shelter for adults experiencing homelessness in the City of Boston, […]

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SFH celebrates the Ribbon Cutting for The Union at 48 Boylston

On Tuesday, May 28, 2019, St. Francis House and the Planning Office for Urban Affairs of the Archdiocese of Boston welcomed a full crowd for a historic ribbon cutting ceremony. The unique partnership announced one of the city’s newest additions: #TheUnionat48. The Union at 48 Boylston Street will provide 46 units of affordable housing in the […]

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Moakley Breakfast Forum explores the region’s “housing emergency”

Moakley

Helping the Homeless Find Homes in Boston As rent prices continue to increase in Boston, the lack of housing continues to be a barrier for our guests at St. Francis House. Karen LaFrazia, our President/CEO participated in this year’s Moakley Breakfast forum series on May 16, 2019. Karen joined a panel discussion alongside other leaders […]

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New Furniture and Essential Household items for residents at #TheUnion

Bobs and Essential items

Imagine the joy of finding housing after months or perhaps years of searching.  Now imagine having that apartment with nothing to fill it.  Where will you sleep?  How will you cook?  And even if you can cook, what will you eat on?  For individuals moving out of homelessness, these are real concerns. We are thrilled […]

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Rapid Rehousing Access to Employment Services at St. Francis House

Rapid rehousing welcome sign

Rapid Rehousing Access to Employment in the City of Boston On Wednesday June 28, St. Francis House Workforce Development Department welcomed Courtney  Trudell, Assistant Director for Supportive Housing City of Boston, Department of Neighborhood Development, along with over 30 colleagues from agencies participating in the city-wide Rapid Rehousing initiative to discuss St. Francis House’s role […]

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Envisioning 48 Boylston Street

We’re making tremendous progress on our project at 48 Boylston, and with each report we receive from the construction manager, it’s getting easier to envision what this beautiful building is becoming. Where today there’s just framing and plumbing stacks, we’re envisioning lovely apartments – 46 units of affordable housing – that will in just a […]

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BrightSphere Investment Group Tours Construction Progress at 48 Boylston Street

Our excitement for the construction progress over at 48 Boylston Street is contagious! We’re thrilled to have so many partners interested in seeing the progress, and finding out about ways to support the project. One of our Corporate Partners, BrightSphere Investment Group, got in on the action by touring the active construction site. We made […]

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48 Boylston: April Update

Gilbane contractors finished up demolition on the lower floors and continue duct work and framing on all floors. The framing establishes where all the new walls will stand. Each floor is transforming into new configurations to become affordable housing apartments and administrative space for St. Francis House staff. This month we started some visually exciting […]

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