Women's Institute For Housing And Economic Development, Inc.
Boston, MA - 02108
About Women's Institute For Housing And Economic Development, Inc.
The Women's Institute Is An Award-Winning Affordable Housing Developer That Leverages Its Real Estate Development Expertise To Form Partnerships With Community-Based Organizations For The Creation Of Permanent Affordable Housing, Community Facilities, And Economic Programming That Serve Low-Income People And Families Throughout The Region. With The Development Of Over 55 Properties Already Under Our Belt, The Organization Currently Has Several Projects In Production That Will Create Over 350 New Units Of Affordable And Supportive Housing Across Massachusetts And Connecticut. Additionally, The Women's Institute Provides Planning And Technical Services To Organizations To Increase Their Capacity As Housing And Service Providers. The Women's Institute Seeks To Ensure That Economic Security And Independence Can Become Reality For The Low-Income Individuals And Families. In Addition To Our Housing Development, The Organization Offers Economic Literacy Curricula And Programs For Adults And Youth, And Works With Other Organizations To Integrate Economic Empowerment Into Their Service Provision.Mission Statement: Developing affordable and supportive housing by bringing our development expertise and project management capacity to communities across Southern New England while working in partnership with local organizations to create and/or preserve quality, affordable housing. Promoting economic opportunity by building housing that is affordable, decreasing the too often disproportionate amount of income that many individuals and families currently budget for their housing. Our projects consistently prioritize housing for very low-income households. Building strong communities by creating enduring partnerships that provide support to residents, neighborhoods, and communities.