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.

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.

Community Preservation Act (CPA) guidebook

December 26, 2017

An updated version of the "CPA and Affordable Housing" guidebook with eligible uses based on the 2012 amendments to the original legislation. This guidebook is intended to be a comprehensive resource for CPC members and other involved citizens.

Ch. 40B Program Guidelines and Application

December 26, 2017

Information about and application for MHP's Ch. 40B technical assistance program. The purpose of this program is to provide assistance to Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) and other relevant municipal boards in the review of specific Ch. 40B development proposals.