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Housing Partnership

A public nonprofit that supports & finances affordable housing

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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The Union: MHP grants help put POUA, St. Francis House together

BOSTON --- The groundbreaking for 46 low-income apartments in downtown Boston wasn’t just a chance to witness how seriously Greater Boston’s leadership views ending homelessness, but also an opportunity to note the efforts MHP has made to foster partnerships between developers and social service providers.

MHP, CHAPA create to help communities build housing strategies

BOSTON, Jan. 3, 2018 --- A new website – Housing Toolbox for Massachusetts Communities – has been launched to help local officials and volunteers provide more affordable housing opportunities. Developed by MHP and CHAPA, is a one-stop resource to help municipalities execute effective housing strategies.

POUA's Harbor Place rejuvenates vacant Haverhill riverfront

​HAVERHILL --- As if imitating the Planning Office for Urban Affairs’ skill at making challenging urban developments a reality, a fierce autumn storm that knocked down trees and left thousands in the Merrimack Valley without power cleared up just in time for the grand opening celebration of Harbor Place.

Fitchburg celebrates Yarn Mill rebirth

FITCHBURG --- The power of local support, private and public financing, and a developer with an outstanding record of breathing new life into old mills was on full display recently as state and local leaders gathered for the grand opening of Fitchburg Yarn Works, a 96-unit mixed-income apartment building along the Nashua River near downtown Fitchburg.

ONE Mortgage adds 5 new lenders

BOSTON --- In its ongoing effort to provide more opportunity for low- and moderate-income first-time home buyers, MHP’s ONE Mortgage Program has added five new lenders, raising its total of participating lenders to 42 across the Commonwealth.

ONE Mortgage unveils new calculator

BOSTON --- MHP's ONE Mortgage Program today unveiled a new calculator designed to make it easier for first-time home buyers to calculate what they can afford and to find resources to help them achieve the dream of homeownership.