• A long-vacant South End building is getting a makeover to house veterans

    1 day ago - By Boston Herald

    A long-vacant South End building where a body was once found is getting a complete makeover and will be turned into five permanently affordable apartments for veterans.
    The developer, Mathieu Zahler, owner of MPZ Development LLC, bid on 34 E. Springfield St. in February 2020, and the previous owner, the Boston Housing Authority, sold it to him later that year.
    “I thought this was a great opportunity to do something exciting, to make a place that some veterans could call home,” Zahler said. “We're in a housing crisis, so every unit helps.”
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