Affordable Sober Housing Gets MassHousing Grant

Boston – MassHousing recently awarded a total of $275,000 to help create or modernize a total of 55 affordable sober housing units in Amesbury, Lowell, and Wrentham. The awarded projects will serve men and women in recovery, including young women with children.

The grants come from the Center for Community Recovery Innovations, Inc. (CCRI), a nonprofit subsidiary corporation of MassHousing that helps nonprofits create or preserve affordable sober housing in Massachusetts for individuals in recovery. The grant awards went to Gilly’s House in Wrentham, The Megan House Foundation in Lowell, and Housing Supports, in Amesbury.

To date, CCRI has awarded more than $10 million in grants for the creation or preservation of nearly 2,200 units of substance-free housing, in 50 communities.