These 109 houses give local residents an affordable way
to buy a home in a soaring housing market.

Home Ownership

1-4 Family Program

  • Type: Home ownership
  • Overview: Redevelopment of run-down 1- to 4-unit buildings as affordable homes for first time buyers.
  • Units: 17
  • Completed: 1994

Back of the Hill I and III

  • Type: Home ownership
  • Overview: New construction projects on vacant lots that created a variety of home ownership opportunities. (Phase II of Back of the Hill Community Housing Initiative, a partnership with Back of the Hill CDC, was the creation of the Catherine Gallagher Cooperative.)
  • Units: : 46 (22/Phase I; 24/Phase III)
  • Completed: 2001 (Phase I); 2003 (Phase III)

Creighton Commons

  • Type: Home ownership
  • Overview: Part of the Blessed Sacrament church campus redevelopment.
  • Units: 16
  • Completed: 2009

Lamartine Homes

  • Type: Home ownership
  • Overview: New construction of homes sold to first time homebuyers for less than one-third of median sales price.
  • Units: 10
  • Completed: 2004

Sumner Hill House Condominiums

  • Type: Home ownership
  • Overview: 10 of the original 20 affordable apartments created through the Summer Hill House redevelopment have now been purchased by tenants and converted into condominiums.
  • Units: 10
  • Completed: 2011