Carpenter's Glen & Cranberry Manor
Housing Solutions for Southeastern Massachusetts (South Shore Housing)
The Narrow Gate worked with Housing Solutions SEMA to upgrade their multi-family housing development consisting of 24 rental units at Cranberry Manor and 32 rental units at Carpenter's Glen through kitchen and bath modernization and envelope upgrades.
In addition to preparing documentation for repairs and capital improvements planned for the next 20 years, The Narrow Gate was also commissioned to explore avenues for improving energy efficiency and other sustainable features of the buildings and site. Areas of exploration included the building thermal envelope, indoor air quality, water use reduction, decreasing the area of impermeable surface, site landscaping, and outdoor recreation space for resident children.
Courtney Morris no longer has to wonder where she and her children will sleep at night. Or where they will go to school. And she now has a safe place to store her things. “As of 2 p.m. Sept. 26, my family and I signed a lease and we are no longer homeless,” Morris told the dozens of officials … READ MORE
Mayor Tom Hoye still remembers driving by Carpenter’s Glen in East Taunton in the 1990s when it was just a bunch of “holes in the ground.” The property had been foreclosed on and the private developer had halted construction and abandoned the project with just the foundations poured. Hoye kept wondering what would happen to the place. … READ MORE