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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.

State assistance and training programs

February 16, 2017

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).

HOME overview

February 16, 2017

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.

Local Initiative Program

February 16, 2017

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.