Community One Stop for Growth Awards $143 Million for Economic Development Projects

The Baker-Polito administration just announced all 337 Community One Stop for Growth awards, including the 101 Community Planning, Housing Choice, and Rural and Small Town awards being made through DHCD.

Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Undersecretary of Community Development Ashley Stolba and MassDevelopment President and CEO Dan Rivera were joined by state and local officials in Pittsfield to announce more than $143 million in grant awards to support 337 local economic development projects in 169 communities. 

Construct Inc. is pleased to be one of two organizations that were awarded a grant making funds available to produce affordable housing in the Southern Berkshires.

The grant awards were made through Community One Stop for Growth, a single application portal that provides a streamlined, collaborative review process of 12 state grant programs that fund economic development projects related to community capacity building, planning and zoning, site preparation, building construction and infrastructure. MassWorks is the largest program in the One Stop portfolio and is awarding $100 million in grant awards this year.

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