News, Ideas & Impact

February 28, 2019

Baker-Polito Administration Advances New Affordable Housing Production Throughout Commonwealth

Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy, and Housing and Community Development Undersecretary Janelle Chan joined Worcester City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr., Senator Harriette Chandler, Representative Mary Keefe and local leaders and developers to announce affordable housing awards to support the creation of 643 new rental housing units, including 397 units of affordable housing.

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September 16, 2018

Butternut Farm Community Tag Sale

Butternut Farm is a mixed-income development featuring 27 apartments. Many units offer decks or patios as well as laundry facilities, storage areas, play areas, and parking spaces. Over the past year, the community at Butternut Farm has evolved due to Way Finders' new Resident Engagement Initiative. On Sunday, September 16th, Butternut Farm held its first Community Tag Sale.

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September 14, 2018

Arts Night Out at Live 155

On Friday, September 14th, Live 155 Apartments unveiled five local art pieces that are incorporated into the interior and exterior of the building during Northampton's monthly "Arts Night Out."

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September 12, 2018

More than just a building: Live 155 offers public art

Live 155, at 155 Pleasant, has more to offer than apartments and office space: It’s a place where public art is an important part of the structure.

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February 28, 2018

Live 155 - Over $100K rebate for multi-family construction

Live 155, a multifamily affordable housing project located in Northampton, MA, recently chose to install a commercial-scale ductless mini-split system for the 58,000 square foot development, comprised of 70 residential units and ground floor retail space.The developer,Way Finders, leveraged a $105,000 rebate from MassCEC to support the selection and installation of 70 air source heat pumps, also called mini-splits. Peter A. Gagliardi, President and Chief Executive Officer of Way Finders noted that Way Finders is proud of the Live 155.
building design by PFRA+LDa and the construction work by
Western Builders and its electrical sub-contractor MJ Moran.
Heating and cooling Live 155 apartments with mini-splits offers
a great combination of energy efficiency, reasonable operating
costs, and a high degree of resident comfort."

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The Housing Need in the Pioneer Valley

- Michelle McAdaragh, Senior Vice President of Real Estate Development
& Marcus Williams, Grant Writer

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Live 155 on WHMP Radio

Faith Williams and Michelle McAdaragh from our Real Estate departments talk with WHMP Radio about Live 155!

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Live 155 - Construction Update

Way Finders’ 70-unit affordable and market rate development in downtown Northampton, Live 155 is being constructed right before our eyes. See how far we've come.

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Live 155 Leasing up Market Rate Apartments

23 new studio and one-bedroom apartments in downtown Northampton will be ready for occupancy in May 2018. Interested applicants should get their applications to Way Finders soon.

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