New guidance for local housing trusts, CPA communities BOSTON, June 15, 2015 --- Recent guidance from the state Department of Revenue (DOR) warrants immediate attention by Municipal Affordable Housing Trusts and community preservation committees.
MHP recognizes 3 local officials with Housing Hero awards DEVENS, June 11, 2015 --- Local officials from Winchester, Provincetown and Westford were recognized with MHP Housing Hero Awards at MHP's ninth annual Housing Institute.
State leaders hear about rural challenges, opportunities CHESTERFIELD, April 2, 2015 --- Three members of Gov. Charlie Baker's administration came out to western Massachusetts on Thursday, April 2 for a community discussion on affordable housing challenges and opportunities in the region.
Faced with loss of affordable homes, Amherst votes to save them AMHERST, March 27, 2015 --- The Community Preservation Coalition (CPC) has released an article describing how voters in Amherst stepped up to preserve affordable housing by authorizing $1.2 million in local funds to preserve 41 units of affordable housing.
9th annual Housing Institute scheduled for June 10-11, 2015 BOSTON, Feb. 23, 2015 --- Scheduled for June 10 and 11, 2015, MHP's 9th annual Housing Institute will be held at the Spring Hill Suites Conference Center in Devens.
Policy recommendations unveiled at rural housing summit WORCESTER, Dec, 18, 2014 --- Ninety leaders from rural communities across the Commonwealth gathered today at the College of the Holy Cross for a Rural Housing Summit.
How to Drive a Closing training
Popular MHP training to be repeated on Thursday, Oct. 16BOSTON, Sept. 22, 2014 --- After two successful trainings this year, MHP is gearing up to provide another "How to Drive a Closing" training on Thursday, Oct. 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the MHP's Boston office (160 Federal Street).
Yarmouth official, Town of Amherst garner Housing Hero awards DEVENS, June 30, 2014 --- The Massachusetts Housing Partnership (MHP) recently recognized a municipal employee from Yarmouth and the Town of Amherst with Housing Hero Awards for their outstanding efforts to increase the supply of affordable housing in their communities.
BHA's 12 new family apartments help fill need on the Cape BARNSTABLE, Jan. 13, 2014 --- State and local officials recently gathered to celebrate the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Stage Coach Residences, a 12-unit affordable family development in the Centerville Village of Barnstable.
Housing authority's 12 new rental homes dedicated to Whittlesley
Longtime housing advocate honored; ex-HA chief McManus also recognizedACTON, Oct. 1, 2013 --- The recent grand opening of Whittlesey Village was an opportunity to see 12 new affordable rental homes for families and to understand why the town and its housing authority has been successful at increasing the town's supply of affordable housing over the last 30 years.