An outline and overview of the architectural design process including steps in the process, responsibilities and timeline.
Sample outline of key components of a Request for Proposals (RFP).
Guidance on the steps necessary to complete the Request for Proposal (RFP) process, including a sample RFP.
Budget checklist to guide developers through the typical costs associated with development of housing.
Description of team members and their responsibilities, relationship to development sponsor or owner, phase involved in the development process, capacity and experience required.
A link to the regulations regarding the calculation of the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC).
A link to an overview of state funding programs for for-profit and non-profit developers of rental housing.
A link to the program overview of the Massachusetts Community Development Block Grant Program, which includes program guidelines, regulations, and additional resources. The program is federally funded and competitive designed to help small cities and towns meet a broad range of community development needs.
A link the Department of Housing and Community Development's (DHCD) action and consolidated plan page. Action and consolidated plans are required for federal funding sources administered by DHCD.