News for November 2022

Posted on Monday, November 28, 2022

CSO to lead $23M shelter expansion

The homeless population in Franklin County can count on seeing greater resources available soon as the result of a multi-partner development effort led by community behavioral health agency Clinical & Support Options (CSO).

The nonprofit was recently tapped by the state Department of Housing and Community Development to provide emergency shelter services to homeless adults starting in April, and administrators are planning for a dramatic $23 million transformation of the existing emergency shelter at 60 Wells St. The agency’s proposed design includes a renovation of the existing building, expanding shelter capacity from 30 to 40, and construction of a new three-story building that will hold 36 studio apartments.

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Posted on Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Sanderson Place featured in the Newsletter of the Western MA Chapter of AIA

Concerned with the lack of affordable housing options for
seniors, Sunderland’s Selectboard, Housing Committee and
Community Preservation Committee (CPC) searched for a
solution to this vexing problem. The fact is that small towns
have few tools to direct development and Sunderland had
no intention of owning or operating such housing. Then the
property at 120 North Main Street became available….
was this the opportunity we had been waiting for?

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