PEABODY, MASSACHUSETTS ( – North Shore Bank recently made a $35,000 contribution to Harborlight Community Partners, an organization providing affordable housing with supportive services for low and moderate income families, seniors, and individuals living in the region North of Boston.
The Bank’s contribution was made through the Community Investment Tax Credit (CITC) program, which is designed to allow local businesses to work with community development corporations (CDCs) and partner with nonprofit organizations to improve economic opportunities for low-and-moderate income households.
North Shore Bank Chief Executive Officer, Kevin M. Tierney said:

Harborlight Community Partners is an impactful organization that is dedicated to creating permanent affordable housing solutions on the North Shore. We understand the immense needs for affordable housing options in our local communities, and we hope this contribution will help make a difference in the lives of those most in need. 

Andrew DeFranza, Executive Director of Harborlight Community Partners said:

I can’t underscore enough how critical this funding is to sustain and create affordable housing in our region. North Shore Bank is a strong ally of this mission. The commitment of the bank to Harborlight is a commitment to the stability and wellbeing of all who work and live on the North Shore. We are grateful for their partnership.  
About Harborlight Community Partners
Harborlight Community Partners (HCP) is a non-profit, Massachusetts-certified Community Development Corporation. HCP develops, manages and advocates for quality, service-enriched housing that is affordable and inclusive, collaborating with communities to cultivate just, equitable and sustainable housing opportunities vital to the health and strength of our entire region. HCP strives to make homes available to all. For more information on the work of HCP, visit