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State Funds CBA Veterans Project
Governor Deval Patrick has announced more than $25 million in funding to create more than 335 new units of supportive housing for veterans, homeless and very low income households across the Commonwealth, including a Coalition for a Better Acre (CBA) development for veterans in Haverhill.

CBA Receives $80,000 in Tax Credits
The state announced $3 million in community investment tax credits to 38 community organizations across the state, including $80,000 to Coalition for a Better Acre. 

CBA Seeks New Executive Director
The Board of Directors of Coalition for a Better Acre seeks a community builder and facilitative leader to become the organization’s next Executive Director. Learn more about the position and apply here

Gorham Street Apartments Receives State Funding
The Gorham Street Apartments development project, a CBA initiative providing much-needed quality, affordable housing in Lowell, has received funding from the state of Massachusetts.

 

Unity Place Apartments
This 23-unit apartment building, located at 482 Moody Street, is CBA's newest housing development.

Green spaces and community gardens - After 18 months of hard work, the Whiting Street community garden, named in memory of Wilfred Levasseur, was officially opened at a dedication ceremony on June 20. We're also excited to report great progress on the Decatur Alley cleanup.

Home Preservation Center/Foreclosure Prevention Counseling - HPC is a one-stop resource at 450 Merrimack St., established by CBA to help homeowners who are experiencing difficulty meeting their mortgage payments. Last year more than 300 homeowners were counseled.

 

 

 

Lowell National Night Out
Hundreds of residents joined CBA and NeighborWorks for fun, safety programs and entertainment during Lowell National Night Out on Tuesday, August 6.

 

Acre Cleanup
CBA joined with the great folks from ACTION (Acre Coalition to Improve Our Neighborhood) and NeighborWorks for the annual Acre Cleanup and Cookout, on Saturday, June 1. Dozens of volunteers pitched in for the cleanup effort throughout the neighborhood. 


Monthly Pottluck

Come join us for our Monthly Potluck, an opportunity to share a meal and good conversation with CBA members and others from the community, We meet every fourth Thursday of the month, from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm It will be held in the North Canal Community Room at 517 Moody Street in Lowell. All are welcome!

 

View our upcoming events.

 

Become a member
Becoming a member is easy, simply fill out our membership form on line or call Pam Miller at 978-452-7523 x800 if you have any questions

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities
Submit your information to learn more about volunteering at CBA or call Bunrith Sath at 978-452-7523 x809.