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Affirmative Investments is a mission-based finance and development firm that stimulates economic development, expands housing opportunities, and delivers critical services in low-income communities in partnership with community-based organizations.

Project News

  • Theatre Company begins renovation of its historic home - Affirmative Investments, Inc. assisted the Huntington Theatre Company in securing debt and tax credit financing for the renovation of its historic Huntington Avenue Theatre. Once completion, the renovation will create a 750-seat theater that will provide additional cultural performances to the public, expand its youth educational programming, grow its apprenticeship and workforce development programs; and… READ MORE »
  • Affirmative’s Work with the Falmouth Housing Corporation Continues - This past year AI and our partner the Falmouth Housing Corporation have been as busy as we ever have creating affordable housing in Falmouth. We completed Little Pond Place & Gifford Workforce Phase I, and began construction on Phase II, 60 affordable apartments in all. We completed construction and fully leased up Little Pond Place,… READ MORE »
  • Nubian Square incubator aims to buy the building it’s been renting - Affirmative is excited to be a financing partner on the Nubian Ascends Team. Kai Grant and her husband, Chris Grant are working to purchase the building in partnership with Madison Park, a 55-year-old community development corporation that has helped build affordable housing in the city and restore Hibernian Hall. Madison Park will provide technical assistance,… READ MORE »
  • Celebration of $46 Million Investment in Affordable Housing Development - 37 Union Street was one of the projects that were awarded by Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy and Housing and Community Development Undersecretary Jennifer Maddox, who joined local leaders for a virtual celebration of the Commonwealth’s most recent affordable housing awards. Awards supporting 12 projects in 8 communities will bring 572 new housing… READ MORE »

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