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Modular home construction in Roxbury
[Modular housing in Roxbury]
Original Airdate: 7/28/1988

Length: 00:02:42
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Marcus Jones reports on the construction of modular townhouse condominiums in Roxbury. He notes that the condominiums are affordable housing developed by a private developer. Jones interviews Alan Harap (Bergmeyer Development Company) about the modular condominiums. Harap says that the condominiums are an economical approach to affordable housing in Roxbury. Jones interviews Shay Allan (Boston Public Facilities Department) about the affordability of the condominiums. Jones tours the condominiums with tenant Kay Williams. He interviews Williams and Wanda Wallace (future tenant) about the condominiums. Jones reviews the price of the condominiums and notes that mortgages are available through the state's home ownership program. Jones notes that private developers can profit from building modular units for affordable housing. Jones' report is accompanied by footage of the construction of the modular units.

Contributor : Reporter
Marcus Jones
Format : Tape 5905   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 102929 
VHS cassette 103086 
Betacam cassette 105172 
digital betacam cassette 105171 

Subject : Keywords
Construction industry

Subject : Personal Names
Allen, Shay
Harap, Alan
Jones, Marcus
Wallace, Wanda
Williams, Kay

Subject : Geographic Locations
Roxbury (Boston, Mass.)

Type : Genre
News - Television

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