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Google Invests $28 Million In Low-Income Housing [Headlines]

The search engine giant has reportedly invested to build 240 housing units in the Allston neighborhood of Boston.

Amelia Riley Swan
  • 3 october 2011

Google has the search, mobile, and advertising markets covered. Now it’s branching out once again, this time into low-income housing developments.

The Boston Globe¬†reported¬†today that Google has invested $28 million to build 240 housing units at the Charlesview Residences in Allston, a Boston neighborhood. According to the Globe, the Charlesview is one of the country’s largest low-income housing developments. Charlesview currently has 213 “one to four bedroom homes,” the property’s owner, Peabody Properties, says on the complex’s Web site. CNET