MBHP Honors New Lease Owners in Boston


Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership recognizes the work of several of our fantastic New Lease property owners for their collaboration in providing safe, stable homes for families.  Congratulations to Beacon Communities LLC, Winncompanies, Preservation of Affordable Housing, The Community Builders, Peabody Properties, Inc., Nuestra Comunidad Development Corporation, Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corp, and Urban Edge. 


Exec. Director Tom Plihcik’s Guest Article in POAH’s Newsletter

Our Executive Director, Tom Plihcik was featured in the Preservation of Affordable Housing’s (POAH) Spring newsletter where he wrote a guest article on New Lease’s work. Thank you to POAH for dedicating your time and resources to New Lease’s effort to combat family homelessness in Massachusetts.  Click here to read the article!

Best Practice Sharing w/ HUD’s Deputy Assistant Secretary of Multifamily Housing, Ben Metcalf

Last week, Last week, New Lease had the honor of spending the day with Ben Metcalf, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Multifamily Housing and his team from HUD. We shared best practices through a lens of assisting communities across the nation to replicate our approach to reducing homelessness. Many of our partners were present for various discussions throughout the day.  Rich conversations brought to light New Lease’s successes, challenges, and growth strategies as we continue to forge our way.  Thank you to everyone who participated.

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Property Manager Testimonial

Today a property manager reached out to us to express her enthusiasm for participating in the New Lease program.

“Today we moved in another New Lease family. She was very happy with the unit; it was so emotional she cried. I am honored to work with such a great program that helps families out of homelessness. This makes my job totally worthwhile.” – Participating New Lease Property Manager

Affordable Housing Owners- find out how you can join the movement to reduce family homelessness in Massachusetts!https://www.newleasehousing.org/property-owners-join-us/

Over 100 Families Live in New Lease Homes

Irian let New Lease join as she opened the door to her new home for the first time! We were honored to be present for such a momentous occasion.  Irian and over 100 other homeless families have lifted themselves out of homelessness into safe, affordable homes through New Lease. Thank you to everyone who works with us to accomplish our mission of reducing family homelessness in Massachusetts.

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Units Magazine Features New Lease

“There are people out there with normal paychecks who are homeless because of the current housing market…It is crazy this can exist in Boston. It’s unacceptable in a city of such wealth.”- Larry Curtis from Winn Management Company

See New Lease featured in Units Magazine! Thank you to our Board Member Larry for participating in the article. (Click on Link, scroll to p. 39 for New Lease).


30 MRVP Subsidies Awarded to New Lease!

New Lease is honored to have received an award of 30 MRVP subsidies from the Dept. of Housing and Community Development.  These subsidies will be project-based in our participating owners’ developments to further reduce homelessness in the Commonwealth. We look forward to partnering with Beacon Communities, Winn Companies, Preservation of Affordable Housing and Trinity Management to bring homes to additional homeless families.