52 New Street

Cambridge, MA

Just-A-Start is proposing to transform the lot at 52 New Street into modern and environmentally-friendly family housing. The proposed building will create over 100 affordable apartments for residents, providing much-needed affordable housing opportunities in a tight and increasingly expensive rental market.

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Just-A-Start is a community development corporation dedicated to promoting equity by creating access to stable housing and building pathways to economic opportunity. We build and preserve affordable housing, offer education and workforce training, and provide housing resources and services to people with low- to moderate-incomes in Cambridge and nearby communities. Now in our 52nd year, we serve approximately 3,000 individuals and families annually.

Public Benefits

Affordable Housing

52 New Street will create over 100 affordable apartments for families with low- to moderate-incomes.

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52 New Street creates housing within walking distance to public transit, shopping, and recreational space.

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Local Jobs

The project will create construction jobs as well as permanent jobs on the property.

Image by Josue Isai Ramos Figueroa

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