A glossary of affordable housing terms.
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.
These two excel spreadsheets can show you how a homeownership deal works out depending on sources, uses, and other factors.
A list showing what should go into a development agreement between a developer and a municipality.
Example components of comparative criteria in an RFP.
Sample back of the envelope operating budget for multi-family rental properties.
|Many municipalities choose to dispose of land through a long term lease, as it provides a measure of control should there be problems with the development at some point in the future. This is a sample lease that MHP has developed with legal partners, for purpose of showing the elements of a lease. Any lease developed for land in your community should be developed with input from town counsel.|
An photo and mapping analysis of the zoning and characteristics of several Massachusetts highly desirable neighborhoods to see how they conform to current regulations.