Sign up for MHP's Housing Institute
June 12-13; training for local officials in suburban & rural communitiesDEVENS, April 26, 2013 ---Top housing experts will facilitate and bring "real world" experience to MHP's seventh annual Housing Institute, June 12-13 at the Devens Common Center.
Nominations sought for Housing Heroes
Local leader to be honored at MHP's Housing InstituteBOSTON, April 11, 2013 --- The Massachusetts Housing Partnership needs your help. For the third consecutive year, MHP will be honoring Local Housing Heroes and it is seeking nominations of individuals who have demonstrated continued persistence and passion in creating or supporting affordable housing in suburban or rural communities.
Planning for housing, growth
DHCD conference aimed at helping communities move developments forwardDEVENS, April 2, 2013 --- The state Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) will host a planning and community development conference on Tuesday, May 7 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Devens Common Center, Devens, MA.
Save the date: DHCD-sponsored conference
Focus on planning and community developmentBOSTON, March 18, 2013 --- The state Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) will host a conference at the Devens Commons Center on Tuesday, May 7 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Housing Institute set for June 12-13
Send in nominations for local Housing HeroesDEVENS, March 8, 2013 --- Housing and community development professionals from around the state will be the featured speakers at the seventh annual Massachusetts Housing Institute on Wednesday and Thursday, June 12-13, 2013.
Sign up for Ch. 30B/149 training
Recommended for municipal officials and affordable housing trust membersBOSTON, Jan. 29, 2012 --- In an effort to ensure that municipal officials and local affordable housing trust members understand state procurement and public bidding laws, the state Office of the Inspector General is offering a half-day seminar on this topic on four different dates in February and March.
CHAPA announces grant program BOSTON, Jan. 25, 2013 --- The Citizen's Housing and Planning Association (CHAPA) is kicking off a second phase of its Welcome Home campaign with a technical assistance grant program that offers $2,500 grants to communities to help advance a specific development proposal or to promote a better environment for advancing an affordable housing agenda.
MHP working with Holyoke
Teaming with MassDevelopment on ways to redevelop Lyman Terrace public housingBOSTON, Nov. 30, 2012 --- The Massachusetts Housing Partnership and MassDevelopment have agreed to work with the City of Holyoke and the Holyoke Housing Authority on examining ways in which the Lyman Terrace public housing can be preserved and redeveloped.
Sudbury Housing Authority develops new affordable units SUDBURY,Nov. 2, 2012 --- The grand opening of the Sudbury Duplexes provided an opportunity for state and local leaders to salute the Sudbury Housing Authority for its never-ending efforts to increase the supply of affordable housing in its community.
50 affordable units come on line
Town-initiated housing received pre-development support, financing from MHPPROVINCETOWN, Oct. 3, 2012 --- When Aaron Hobart heard his family's name called during the lottery for one of the new affordable apartments at Province Landing, his joy was quickly tempered by concern. "We were lucky to be selected but we still worry about all the people who are still on the waiting list."