In Development

Library Commons

193-203 Chestnut Street and 210 Elm Street, Holyoke, MA

A mixed-use development that fosters community, promotes walkability and taps into the renaissance of downtown Holyoke.

Way Finders is working with Dietz & Company Architects to blend 38 residences with community facilities, support services and cultural space. Library Commons provides access to employment, education and entertainment opportunities, as well as to downtown Holyoke’s burgeoning cultural scene. With close proximity to services, amenities and public transportation, Library Commons offers convenience, community and innovation to both its residents and its neighbors.

Library Commons is comprised of three rehabilitated historical buildings and one newly constructed building. The development includes a supportive services component, managed by The Care Center, known as Roque House.

A number of Way Finders’ services will be made available on-site including adult basic education, financial literacy, first-time home buyer classes; career counseling; income tax preparation, college admission and financial aid application assistance. There will also be meeting space, classrooms and an art studio/gallery available to all Library Commons residents.

Apply to live at Library Commons

Initial occupancy will be determined by a lottery from qualified applications. The lottery will take place November 6, 2020. 10 units will be available for lease up in January 2021 with the remaining 26 units leasing up in Spring 2021. Income limits and rents are subject to change. To be included in the initial lottery, applications must be completed online, postmarked, or received by Way Finders by October 16, 2020.

An informational meeting about the application process for apartments at Library Commons can be viewed at the link below. 

Download Presentation Slides --- View a recorded info session - Ver una sesión de información grabada en español

  • Lottery - Friday, November 6 at 1PM

click here to register

 

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