History

PCDC Office 

2015

  • PCF Development celebrates its 25th Anniversary! 

  • Completion of BVG II - 41 units of affordable rental housing

  • Linda Weisinger becomes the Executive Director of PCF Development

  • Portfolio reaches 300 developed units 

  • Executive Director Nancy Whit retires after 14 years of service to the organization.  

  • The newly merged organization rebrands it self as "PCF Development"

2014

  • July 1st: Pawtucket Citizens Development Corporation merges with REACH - creating the Pawtucket Central Falls Development Corporation.

  • January: BVG II construction commences

2013

  • PCDC completes Linden Tree Place - 11 units for homeless youth aging out of foster care. 

  • 184 units completed to date

2012

  • PCDC completes Pacific Street - 5 affordable rental units in historic preservation rehabs in Central Falls.

  • PCDC completes 698 Main Street - 6 new construction affordable rental units replacing foreclosure

2011

  • Blackstone Valley Gateways I is completed, 33 units of affordable rental housing plus 4,000 square feet of commercial space in the Barton Street neighborhood.

  • Project RENEW awarded second MetLife Community Police Partnership Award

  • 166 affordable units completed to date

2010

  • PCDC receives $499,000 grant from RI Department of Health for HIV Prevention education; the largest non-housing grant in PCDC history

2009

  • Awarded Neighborhood Preservation Award from the Preservation Society of Pawtucket for 141 Montgomery Street.

2008

  • PCDC completes 141 Montgomery Street - three units of rental housing

2007

  • Citizens Bank Housing Heroes Award

  • PCDC completes Callaghan Gardens: 13 homes for 1st time home buyers

2006

  • MetLife Community Police Partnership Award

2005

  • PCDC completed 5 affordable condominium units for first-time home buyers

2004

  • Awarded Community Champion Award from Citizens Bank

  • Awarded Neighborhood Preservation Award from the Preservation Society of Pawtucket for the Barton Street Revitalization Apartments

  • 93 affordable apartments constructed to date

2003

  • Awarded Neighborhood Preservation Award from the Preservation Society of Pawtucket for 232 High Street

2001

  • PCDC partnered with The Community Builders to develop 27 units of affordable apartments

  • PCDC collaborated with other Pawtucket agencies to create a Neighborhood Revitalization Plan for the Barton Street neighborhood. Led by PCDC, the Barton Street Neighborhood Revitalization Steering Committee guided the implementation of the five- year action plan. Partners worked together to produce community-building events throughout the calendar year, to advocate for increased law enforcement and zoning code compliance, and to provide Barton Street neighborhood residents with after school activities, recycling education, and workforce development.

1999

  • PCDC developed 9 homes for first-time home buyers and 38 affordable apartments.

1995

  • PCDC worked with the Pawtucket Credit Union and the Federal Home Loan Bank to develop 15 units of rental housing in Pleasant View and Woodlawn.

1991

  • PCDC partnered with the Women’s Development Corporation to develop 18 units of rental housing in Woodlawn known as Neighborhood Preservation Apartments.

1989

  • A group of individuals partnered with City of Pawtucket officials to make recommendations about how to counter deteriorating housing conditions in several Pawtucket neighborhoods. The task force led to the incorporation of the Pawtucket Citizens Development Corporation (CDC) as a non-profit, community development corporation to improve housing and strengthen neighborhoods throughout the local community.

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