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CAN-DO has created 44 units, 37 of which are deed-restricted permanent affordable housing (see Table of Housing Created, opens in a new window).
54 Eddy Street 54 Eddy Street
This two unit property is located in West Newton. There is one 3-bedroom unit and one 2-bedroom unit. Each is occupied by formerly homeless Newton families.
Park House Park House
This 3 unit property is located on Pearl Street in the Newton Corner neighborhood. Each of the units contains 2 bedrooms and is occupied by formerly homeless families.
Veteran House Veteran House
Veteran House includes 2 units, one 2-bedroom unit and one 3 bedroom unit located in the Auburndale neighborhood. It is now fully occupied by two veteran families.
Louis H. Garfield House Louis H. Garfield House
This historic three unit building in Newton Corner, named for a former board member who died unexpectedly, opened in 1996 and provides transitional housing for women and children who are survivors of domestic violence. The women are graduates of the Second Step Program in Newton, which provides housing and supportive services. The families are also assisted in finding permanent housing.
Webster Street Group Residence Webster Street Group Residence
CAN-DO renovated an existing house and constructed a three bedroom addition on Webster Street in Auburndale to provide affordable housing for six adults with developmental disabilities. Full-time supervision in a supportive living environment is provided by Newton Wellesley Weston Committee for Community Living.
Kayla A. Rosenberg House Kayla A. Rosenberg House
Named in memory of Oak Hill bus accident victim Kayla A. Rosenberg, whose father, Newton attorney Jason Rosenberg, provided many hours of legal assistance on this project. Kayla's House provides transitional housing for five young parents and children who participate in the Newton Community Service Center's Parents Program.

The development of the Kayla Rosenberg house was chronicled in "The Christina Street Story: A Successful Chapter 40B Development Process in Newton".

Highlands Glen Condominiums Highlands Glen Condominiums
CAN-DO built two new duplexes on the Christina Street property with the Kayla A. Rosenberg house. One of these four units was sold to a moderate-income family supported by Newton's First-Time Homebuyer program, and three were sold at market rate.
Cambria Road 18-20 Cambria Road
18 - 20 Cambria Road - This two-family project containing 1 three-bedroom unit and 1 four-bedroom unit provides housing for two low-income families. Project developed, in part, with Newton Community Preservation Funds.
Falmouth Apartments Falmouth Apartments
Falmouth Apartments - This site provides two units of housing at 20-22 Falmouth Road, a two-bedroom unit and a three-bedroom unit occupied by low-income families. Project developed, in part, with Newton Community Preservation Funds.
Falmouth Apartments Jackson Apartments
Jackson Apartments - This site provides two units of housing at 163 Jackson Road, a two-bedroom unit and a three-bedroom unit occupied by low-income families. Project developed, in part, with Newton Community Preservation Funds.
11-13 Cambria Road 11-13 Cambria Road
This two-family project containing two - 2 bedroom units provides housing for two low-income families. Project developed, in part, with Newton Community Preservation Funds.
Linden Green Homes Linden Green Homes

Location: 248 Elliot Street, Newton Upper Falls
Type of Housing: 5 condominium units
(3 affordable, 2 market rate)
MillHouse Commons MillHouse Commons

Location: 1093-1101 Chestnut St, Newton Upper Falls
Type of Housing: 6 condominium units
(2 moderate income units; 2 CPA units; 2 market rate units)

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