The SSEDC’s Housing Committee supports the Herring Brook Hill development in Norwell (18 homes). The project is attractive to seniors looking to downsize, but wanting to stay on the South Shore. The project is situated on the old police station parcel, adjacent to Norwell's Town Center. It provides much needed affordable senior housing, within close proximity to amenities and developed an underutilized piece of land.
Number of homes: 18 homes
Lot size: 2.56 acres
Density: 7 homes/acre
Home types: Apartments for seniors 60+ years of age
Transit Access: N/A
Development type: Residential
Criteria met: Walkability; Higher Density; Access to Town Center/Amenities; Revitalization of Underutilized parcel
Affordable homes: 18 deed restricted
Development stage: Under construction
Zoning Vehicle: Chapter 40B (friendly)
Town Supported: Yes
Community Engagement: Yes
Near Public Transit: No
Revitalization and use of underutilized commercial, office, industrial parcels/corridors? Yes, old police station.
Smaller square footage? Yes, 750 - 900 sq. ft
Net fiscal impact: Unknown
Chamber & Housing Committee Support: Chamber letter of support for development of the parcel
Metro West Collaborative Development
South Shore Chamber Housing Committee
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