Read the original article by Sarah Betancourt for GBH: Boston invests $67 million into affordable housing projects across the city (

“Another recipient is Columbia Crossing, a renovation project at the Dorchester Savings Bank in Uphams Corner, led by Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation and the Preservation of Affordable Housing. Some of the units will be set aside for artists in the development’s 48 planned income-restricted apartments, which will receive $3.9 million in funds.

‘This vibrant, mixed-use, mixed-income and transit-oriented development will preserve and adaptively reuse the historic Dorchester Savings Bank building,’ said Kimberly Lyle, the CEO of Dorchester Bay EDC. ‘It will serve as a catalyst for future investment and development in the Uphams Coner neighborhood, and provide critically-needed affordable rental housing.'”