REVERE, MA.-Today, Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), HUD Deputy Assistant Secretary Theodore Toon, and the CEO of Hebrew SeniorLife, Len Fishman, announced $4 million in Recovery Act funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
(L-R): Kristine Foy, Deputy Regional Director of HUD; Rep. Markey; Theodore Toon, HUD Deputy Assistant Secretary; Amy Schectman, Associate Director, Public Housing and Rental Assistance for the Department of Housing and Community Development, Massachusetts, and Len Fishman, CEO of Hebrew SeniorLife.
This grant will fund infrastructure upgrades and other retrofits to reduce utility costs, cut water consumption, and improve indoor air quality. The Jack Satter House is a supportive housing community for 300 low-income seniors in Revere.
Speaking at the event, Rep. Markey likened the Jack Satter House to one of Boston area’s most recognizable landmarks, saying that it will soon be a “‘Green Monster’ right here on Revere Beach.”
Rep Markey also said: “These important funds will allow the Jack Satter House to reduce utility costs, cut water consumption, and improve indoor air quality, all while enhancing the lives of the seniors who reside here right on the shores of Revere Beach.
“I am very pleased that these Recovery Act funds will help energy efficiency and other clean energy projects cross the finish line, ensuring that Massachusetts will remain at the forefront of the clean energy revolution, as we work to grow our economy and shrink our energy bills. ”