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

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

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