Resources

Looking for a specific report, sample RFP and other documents that explain the affordable housing process? The Housing Toolbox resource section has all the materials that appear on this site.

Receivership Guidebook

December 26, 2017

Written in partnership with the state Attorney General’s Office, this publication explains how communities can use receivership to stabilize properties and neighborhoods.

Instructions for MAHT report form to CPC

December 26, 2017

Municipal Affordable Housing Trusts (MAHT) created under MGL Chapter 44, section 55c are required to report Community Preservation Act (CPA) expenditures to the CPC on an annual basis. In addition to reporting new expenditures, the MAHT should also use the accompanying report form to update the CPC on any cancellations or other changes in previously report expenditures.

MAHT report form to CPC

December 26, 2017

Municipal Affordable Housing Trusts (MAHT) created under MGL Chapter 44, section 55c are required to report Community Preservation Act (CPA) expenditures to the CPC on an annual basis. This form can be used to list CPA expenditures and should be filed with the municipal official responsible for completing the CPA Projects Report (CP-3).

Affirmative Fair Housing Marketing (AFHM) and lottery training materials

December 26, 2017

Materials from the Affirmative Fair Housing Marketing (AFHM) and lottery training in held on May 9, 2017. Provides an overview of the key components of putting together an Affirmative Fair Housing Marketing Plan, Fair Housing considerations for marketing plans and lotteries, rental and homeownership lottery walkthroughs, and post-lottery responsibilities.