Boston – MassHousing has provided a total of $4.1 million in affordable housing financing to TLee Development LLC for construction of 14 new energy-efficient apartments on a vacant parcel at 191 Talbot Avenue in Dorchester. All 14 of the apartments will be deed-restricted workforce housing units affordable to moderate-income households.
The new building will have four studio apartments, a one-bedroom apartment, and nine two-bedroom apartments, and will also include ground-floor retail space. The general contractor will be One Way Development. The architect is Placetailor, Inc. and the management agent will be Bridgestone Properties.
Eleven of the workforce housing units will be affordable to households earning at or below 90% of the Area Median Income (AMI) and three units will be for households earning at or below 80% of AMI, which, for Boston, is $113,300 for a household of four.
191 Talbot Ave. will be built using passive house energy efficiency standards.