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.
Truro celebrates grand opening of 16 affordable rental homes
Built on town land next to library, COA, park; utilized MHP funding, technical assistanceTRURO, Sept. 20, 2013 --- The final piece of a master plan for 10 acres of town land was officially completed recently when Community Housing Resources Inc. of Provincetown (CHR) joined with town leaders past and present to celebrate the completion of Sally's Way.
MHP honors 3 as housing heroes DEVENS, Ma., June 14, 2013 --- A mayor, a community volunteer and an executive director of a suburban housing authority were honored this week with Housing Hero awards at the Massachusetts Housing Partnership's seventh annual Housing Institute training for local officials and volunteers.
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."
Local Housing Heroes honored
Ceremony part of 6th Mass. Housing Institute at DevensBOSTON, July 30, 2012 --- In an effort to emphasize the importance of local leadership, MHP handed out awards to recognize three Local Housing Heroes at the sixth annual Mass. Housing Institute. The honorees were selected for their leadership and commitment to creating or supporting affordable housing in their community.
MHP's receivership efforts helping 4 cities stabilize neighborhoods
Effective tool to deal with foreclosed, abandoned properitesNEW BEDFORD, May 22, 2012 --- An example of MHP's efforts to help communities stabilize foreclosed and abandoned properties was in the spotlight recently as state and city officials gathered in New Bedford to tour a property that has been transformed from a neighborhood eyesore into a handsome two-family home that will be sold to a first-time homebuyer.