Massachusetts

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Massachusetts Amends 2019 HOME Action Plan

The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has added $2.9 million to the HOME Program, which it received through HOME loan payments. As with the prior collection of HOME Program Income, DHCD intends to make this additional HOME Program Income available for commitment to the new HOME rental development projects.

Massachusetts

Dakota Partners Closes Three Deals

Dakota Partners recently closed on three projects: Brookside Terrace in East Greenwich, RI; Stockbridge Landing in Scituate, MA; and Depot Village in Hanson, MA.

Massachusetts

MassHousing and the Boston Housing Authority Announce Financing for the Third Phase of the Redevelopment of the Anne M. Lynch Homes at Old Colony in South Boston

MassHousing closed on a total of $78.8 million in financing to Beacon Communities LLC, to complete the third phase of the redevelopment of obsolete public housing at the Anne M. Lynch Homes at Old Colony in South Boston.

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Massachusetts Releases Winter 2021 NOFA

The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) released its winter 2021 rental round notice of funding availability (NOFA). Pre-applications for the winter 2021 rental round are due on October 30, 2020, with full applications due on January 21, 2021.

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Massachusetts Offers Subsidy Programs Trainings

The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is offering online training sessions on DHCD subsidy program occupancy requirements.

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Congratulations to the NH&RA Members Receiving the 2020 Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence Award

The Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition (AHTCC) announced recipients of the 2020 Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence Awards, recognizing some of the most outstanding affordable housing developments across the country. Congratulations to the four NH&RA members receiving awards!

Massachusetts

Dakota Partners Closes on Stockbridge Landing in Scituate

Stockbridge Landing is comprised of 68 two-bedroom townhouse-style condominiums. Fifty-one units will be sold at market rate and seventeen will be entered into the affordable housing lottery for workforce families.

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Massachusetts Releases Two Supportive Housing NOFAs

The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development posted two Notices of Funding Availability (NOFAs) for supportive housing projects to the state COMMBUYS system: Single Room Occupancy NOFA and Housing Trust Fund NOFA for Supportive Housing. If you are working on a project that you believe might qualify under one of the two NOFA, please […]

Massachusetts

South End Mixed-Income Housing Community Will Undergo Major Renovation and the Preservation of Affordability with $30.3 million in MassHousing Financing 

MassHousing provided a total of $30.3 million in affordable housing financing to the Fenway Community Development Corporation for the refinancing, major renovation and preservation of affordability for mixed-income households at the 97-unit Newcastle Saranac in Boston’s South End.

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Pennrose Closes Combined Historic Renovation / New Construction Project in Auburn, MA

Pennrose has closed on financing for the 1.25-acre parcel and started construction on the 3-story 1920s era historic Mary D. Stone school building.  The redevelopment plan includes the renovation of the historic school, demolition of later built wings, and construction of a new addition.

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Massachusetts Signs Eviction & Foreclosure Bill

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker (R) signed the eviction and foreclosure moratorium bill (H.4647). The law temporarily halts all stages of most evictions. For homeowners, the law temporarily stops foreclosures and requires lenders to offer mortgage forbearance for those affected by COVID-19. This bill, however, does not cancel missed […]

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Massachusetts Clarification on Rent Increases in Private Affordable Housing

The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development updated its FAQ

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