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Date

Summer 6-1976

Description

Construction in the courtyard of a building in Boston’s Commercial Wharf, 1976, by the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency. The MHFA was developed by Mass. legislature in 1966 to be an independent public authority creating affordable housing, rental and for ownership. Certain goals of agencies like these were to promote mixed-income housing and other cross-class relations.

Notes

Bibliography: Graves, Erin M. "The Structuring of Urban Life in a Mixed-Income Housing "Community"." City & Community, vol. 9, no. 1, Mar. 2010, pp. 109-131. "MassHousing History." MassHousing, 2016, www.masshousing.com/portal/server.pt/community/about_masshousing/221/history. Accessed 28 Dec. 2016.

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Photographer

Subject Headings

Architecture -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Rental housing -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Mixed-income housing -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Courtyards; Construction projects

Country Name

United States

Region Name

Massachusetts

City Name

Boston

Keywords

MassHousing; MHFA; public housing; low-income housing; architecture; Boston, Massachusetts;

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