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Festival Betances through the years

Festival Betances through the years

Starting over 40 years ago, Festival Betances is New England's oldest and longest-running Latino music and cultural celebration. Back when it started and up until 2019—before the Covid-19 pandemic—the festival is a three-day celebration of the arts. It began on Friday with a parade marching through the streets of Villa Victoria. The parade ended in Plaza Betances, where for the next t...

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What the Supreme Court’s Decision to End Biden’s Eviction Moratorium Means for Boston

What the Supreme Court’s Decision to End Biden’s Eviction Moratorium Means for Boston

On August 26, the Supreme Court lifted the Biden administration’s nationwide moratorium on evictions with a narrow 5-4 vote. This decision has left over seven million households, many of which are behind on rent, in jeopardy of being evicted from their homes. Addr...

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HOW OUR FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT TEAM REACHES IBA’S COMMUNITY

HOW OUR FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT TEAM REACHES IBA’S COMMUNITY

The Financial Empowerment Program addresses the needs of Villa Victoria residents by providing a variety of bilingual coaching services, including: How to improve their credit scoreBudgeting for expected and unexpected expensesSMART goals for the future...

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“Lo mejor que me ha pasado a mi”

“Lo mejor que me ha pasado a mi”

El Programa de Servicios al Residente se encarga no solo de proveer viviendas asequibles, sino también proporcionar a nuestros residentes lo necesario para que lleven una vida sana, activa y claro, feliz. Fanny Macías es residente de nuestra unidades en West Dedham y se sentó con nosotros para compartir un poco acerca de su historia, lo que es vivir en Villa Victoria, y su experiencia...

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“Me siento segura viviendo aquí y todo es excelente”

“Me siento segura viviendo aquí y todo es excelente”

Como propietario de viviendas asequibles, y al desarrollar nuevas viviendas que cumplan con esta función, el objetivo principal de IBA es proporcionar un entorno, seguro y saludable que proporcione una calidad de vida digna para familias y adultos mayores de recursos bajos a moderados. Desde 1968, IBA ha creado más de 1,000 unidades de vivienda y actualmente posee una cartera de vivie...

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"Así es la magia de las artes"

"Así es la magia de las artes"

En IBA tenemos programas que se encargan de cubrir una serie de necesidades básicas para promover una calidad de vida digna entre sus residentes. La impartición de cursos y talleres es algo que la comunidad de Villa Victoria no solo aprecia mucho pero aprovecha y disfruta enormemente. Silvina Ibañez es una artista argentina que gracias al Programa de Servicios al Residente, asiste a l...

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The Discriminatory Practice of Zoning Laws and Irrefutable Need for Affordable Housing

The Discriminatory Practice of Zoning Laws and Irrefutable Need for Affordable Housing

Access to affordable housing has a long, bleak history here in the United States. Along with an immense shortage of available housing units, or an estimated deficit of 3.8 million needed homes, there is a much more malicious factor that has plagued many individuals’ ability to access affordable housing for gen...

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Faces of IBA

Faces of IBA

IBA has come a long way since it first started back in 1968 and that is not only thanks to our supporters and donors but also because of every single person working with us. IBA employs hardworking, committed individuals who all share the same goal: to empower and engage individuals and families to improve their lives through high-quality...

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Plantando bandera en Boston

Plantando bandera en Boston

Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción (IBA), es una organización enfocada no sólo en ayudar y apoyar a la comunidad latina en Boston, sino también en reconocer el amor y orgullo de todos los puertorriqueños por su hermosa isla. Como todo inmigrante en este país, nuestra bandera se convierte en un símbolo de pertenencia, de recordar nuestras raíces y de orgullo de ser quienes somos. ...

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The Financial Empowerment and Youth Development Programs' Lemonade Stand Project

The Financial Empowerment and Youth Development Programs' Lemonade Stand Project

As a non-profit organization, IBA has a variety of programs that address various challenges within the community. At times—more so now than in previous years—these programs will coordinate to assess challenges that may impact more than one of them. This allows them to combine efforts and come up with ideas or projects to address these challenges together. ...

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