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Massachusetts Housing Partnership

Affordable homes, better lives

How MHP Works

Community Assistance

We support communities, housing authorities and nonprofits during the early stages of affordable housing development.

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Rental Financing

We use private sources of capital to provide long-term, fixed-rate financing for multifamily housing.

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ONE Mortgage

We partner with lenders all over Massachusetts to offer the state’s most affordable program for first-time buyers.

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Technical assistance available for MBTA communities

BOSTON --- MHP is accepting applications for its 3A-TA program, a direct technical assistance program to help MBTA communities comply with the state’s new multifamily zoning requirement.

MHP offers incentives for features that promote healthy housing

HOLYOKE --- The rehabilitation of Lyman Terrace has been national recognized, but the downtown public housing development also earned incentives through MHP's Green & Healthy Housing programs thanks to the inclusion of several healthy features to the apartments and common areas.

What's New at MHP

Equity & Residential Density in Massachusetts

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Using census data and a new statewide MHP parcel data set, Rappaport Public Policy Fellow Aja Kennedy explores the relationship between density and diversity to show how less restrictive zoning practices have the potential to create more diverse communities.

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