The Malden Redevelopment Authority staff have been incorporated into the Malden Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development (OSPCD). The Redevelopment Authority continues to exist as a legal entity, and is governed by the Redevelopment Authority Board. Visit OSPCD’s webpage here.
Created by state statute, the Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development (formerly known as the Malden Redevelopment Authority) a quasi-public agency, was established on October 8, 1958. On behalf of the City of Malden, the Agency administers the federal Community Development Block Grant program, the HOME Program, oversees development in urban renewal areas, administers low-interest loan and mortgage programs for owners of residential and commercial properties, manages many public works improvement projects and oversees the off-street parking program in the downtown.