Employer-assisted homeownership program targets Worcester neighborhoods WORCESTER, August 3, 2005 --- In an effort to spark revitalization, increase homeownership rates and help local employees buy homes near their jobs, top Romney Administration officials today joined with UMass Memorial Health Care, the City of Worcester and other state and local leaders to announce an employer-assisted homeownership program aimed at the Bell Hill and East Side neighborhoods.
MHP announces housing grants to nonprofits BOSTON, April 26, 2005 --- MHP announces Production Capacity and Organization Grants to nonprofits.
Non-profit developer starts construction on 15 units in Westford WESTFORD, January 28, 2005 --- The town's effort to increase its supply of affordable housing took a major step forward today when a ceremony was held marking the beginning of construction of 15 units of affordable rental housing for families.
Regional housing meeting set for Jan. 18 NORTHAMPTON, December 23, 2004 --- In its continuing effort to provide the latest information on community-initiated housing, MHP will co-host a regional affordable housing meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 18, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Northampton.
MHP community assistance, financing helps revitalize Springfield's Lower Liberty neighborhood SPRINGFIELD, August 25, 2004 --- A Springfield neighborhood recently celebrated the renovation of 55 apartments and the construction of 36 new apartments. The effort illustrates MHP's ability to spark neighborhood revitalization at the grass-roots level, and then support it over the long haul with long-term fixed rate financing.
Workshop to focus on developing housing on public land FRAMINGHAM, August 23, 2004 - A workshop on how to develop affordable housing on municipal land will be held on Monday, September 20, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Memorial Building, 150 Concord Street, Framingham.
MHP holds community meeting in Lawrence LAWRENCE, May 24, 2004 --- A cross-section of approximately 30 public officials, community and business leaders attended a community meeting hosted by MHP. The meeting was held so MHP could hear more about affordable housing needs in the city of Lawrence.
Workshops to explain proposed 40B changes BOSTON, October 20, 2003 --- Continuing its efforts to help communities build affordable housing, MHP is co-sponsoring five regional workshops designed to explain proposed changes to the state's affordable housing law, known as Chapter 40B.
Governor, Eagle-Tribune agree on critical need for new housing LAWRENCE, August 11, 2003 - The editors of the Lawrence Eagle-Tribune strongly reinforced the need for construction of new housing across the region after a meeting with Governor Romney.
Newspapers opine on affordable housing, 40B In the wake of the Chapter 40B task force report released in June, newspapers have tackled the issue of affordable housing and Chapter 40B. Click here for excerpts of recent newspaper editorials.