The SSEDC’s Housing Committee supports the Hampton House Apartments and Townhomes development in Braintree (17 new homes). The project offers housing in an interesting and walkable community with easy access to transit via the Braintree T Station and amenities in Braintree’s town center. This is an example of taking an underutilized lot within a walkable area to help bolster nearby businesses, offer easy access to amenities and public transportation and help increase the number of homes needed to meet the region’s growing needs.
Number of homes: 17 homes
Lot size: .5 acres
Density: 34 homes/acres
Home types: Apartments, Townhomes
Transit Type: Braintree T Station
Development type: Residential
Criteria met: Transit Access; Walkability; Higher Density; Underutilized lot; Access to Town Center / Amenities
Affordable homes: 0
Development stage: Under construction
Zoning Vehicle: Village Overlay Zoning District & General Business Zoning District with variances
Town Supported: Yes
Community Engagement: Unknown
Near Public Transit: Yes
Revitalization and use of underutilized commercial, office, industrial parcels/corridors? Yes, located on vacant lot used for parking.
Smaller square footage? Yes
Chamber & Housing Committee Support: Peter Forman attended ZBA meeting in February 2018; ZBA Meeting Minutes
Frazier Pearl Street Realty Trust
South Shore Chamber Housing Committee
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