The Essex in Holyoke turning into affordable housing

An affordable housing project in Holyoke was recently awarded a grant for $900,000 from the state. The Essex in Holyoke, located on the corner of Essex and Chestnut Streets, is a key part of what’s called the Library Commons Development Project, a project designed to bring safe, healthy, and affordable housing to the residents of Holyoke. The historic Holyoke building has been vacant for years, but soon, many people will be able to call it home after a renovation and restoration by Wayfinders, a non-profit that works to bring housing stability to communities in western Massachusetts.

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