A link to the Department of Housing and Community Development's (DHCD) overview of the LIHTC program, including additional links and resources.
A link to Accessible Society's overview of the Olmstead Decision (1999).
A link to the program page of the Massachusetts Preservation Projects Fund. The fund is open to municipalities and nonprofits. The grant program supports predevelopment and development preservation projects.
Link to Community Preservation Coalition's (CPC) project database which contains information on CPA projects by community.
A link to additional resources of technical assistance and trainings programs offered by the Department of Housing and Community Development's (DHCD) Office of Sustainable Communities ( formerly the Community Assistance Unit).
Overview of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston's targeted programs page.
Department of Housing and Community Development's HOME program webpage. HOME is a federally funded program that assists in the production and preservation of affordable housing for low and moderate-income families and individuals. The program funds a broad range of activities including new construction, acquisition and rehabilitation of rental properties.
An overview of the Chapter 40R Smart Growth Overlay bylaw with a sample bylaw and important considerations.
Department of Housing and Community Development's (DHCD) Local Initiative Program (LIP) program overview webpage. Local Initiative Program (LIP) is a state program that encourages the creation of affordable housing by providing technical assistance to communities and developers who are working together to create affordable rental opportunities.
Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation's (CEDAC) comprehensive list of expiring use for deed-restricted properties. Updated as of December 2016.