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Lakeside Redevelopment Project


Project Summary

The Worcester Housing Authority has begun the complete redevelopment of Lakeside Apartments. On this page, you will be able to track the progress on this multi-phased project, find links to local media coverage, answers to frequently asked questions, and much more. This page will be updated to reflect new information and updates as the project moves forward.

Lakeside Apartments at 30 Lakeside Ave., which was built in 1949, consists of 202 units over 75 years old. They cannot provide adequate amenities to meet the needs of our residents in 2023. Additionally, there are just two wheelchair-accessible units, and the demand for accessible units is increasing citywide. With those and other factors in mind, the WHA started the process of procuring a developer to assist in the reimagining of the entire Lakeside property.

Through the selection process, the WHA Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to hire Tremont Development Partners, formerly Boston Capital, along the woman owned E3 Development.


  • This project will replace all existing units, creating 328 affordable units and 28 home ownership units.

  • The project will provide a wide range of affordability, with income tiers at 30 percent, 60 percent, 80 percent and 100 percent of Annual Median Income (AMI).

  • Redevelopment will improve accessibility and energy efficiency through new construction and sustainable design and will exceed required minimums of mobility- and sensory-accessible units.

  • A phased construction approach will minimize relocation of current residents.

  • WHA and Tremont have held multiple resident and public meetings for complete transparency and to ensure all interested parties have a chance to be heard with any questions and concerns they may have.

  • The project is being done through either Section 18 Demolition/Disposition or the Resident Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program, which allows WHA to leverage future guaranteed rents and subsidies to secure the loans needed to bring the project to fruition. Funding will come from multiple sources at the local, state and federal levels.



Meeting Minutes


Current Property Photos 2023

Redevelopment Meeting and Presentation Photos

Meet the Developers



With over 25 years of multifamily housing experience, Mr. Mazzocchi is responsible for leading the development initiatives and asset management functions of Tremont Development. During his tenure at Boston Capital, he gained extensive expertise in both affordable and market rate multifamily housing sectors, including the investment of over $1 billion in communities throughout the US. Mr. Mazzocchi served as the Director of Acquisitions in Boston Capital’s market rate housing group and was involved in the acquisition/development of over 12,500 multifamily units representing $1.5 billion of assets. Mr. Mazzocchi received BS in Finance from Babson College and an MBA from Northeastern University.


With more than 20 years of real estate development experience in northeast markets un her belt, Eliza founded E3 Development in 2018 to pursue development opportunities and related advisory roles. The company focuses on affordable and mixed-income residential projects, responding to the needs and priorities of local communities. Previously charged with directing real estate development activities for The Community Builders, she oversaw a $1-billion pipeline of affordable and mixed-income housing projects in the New England region.

News & Press Releases

Worcester Housing Authority planning complete redevelopment of Lakeside Apartments
Posted: 10/16/2023

Worcester Housing Authority selects Boston Capital Development for Lakeside Apartments redevelopment
Posted: 4/28/2023

Table Talk Lofts developer selected for WHA 374-unit Lakeside Apartments project
Posted: 5/1/2023

Lakeside Apartments in Worcester to be demolished, 374 new units built
Posted: 5/1/2023

Developer behind Canal District project to redevelop Lakeside Apartments
Posted: 5/1/2023

Major Redevelopments Coming To Worcester's Lakeside Apartments
Posted: 5/1/2023

Developer Sought To Rebuild Lakeside Apartments Project In Worcester
Posted: 11/7/2022

Worcester Housing Authority to demolish, redevelop Lakeside Apartments
Posted: 11/7/2022

Worcester Housing Authority assessing potential redevelopment of Lakeside Apartments
Posted: 11/7/2022

WHA to redevelop Lakeside Apartments into 250+ low-income and affordable units
Posted: 11/3/2022


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