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Homeless project in Waban gets $40,000 loan

Less than a week after Mayor Setti Warren of Newton announced he would block federal funding for a controversial homeless housing project in Waban, the public-private Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation announced it had approved a $40,000 loan to the developer.

“It’s good; it’s a vote of confidence in the project and in us,” said Jennifer Van Campen, executive director of Metro West Collaborative Development, which is developing the project, called Engine 6. “It helps us to continue moving forward.”

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