Lottery Gives Three Residents Chance at Low-Cost Housing
Rachel Nava Rohr

Three Island residents walked away from the Tisbury selectmen’s meeting this past week with the opportunity to buy a home close to downtown Vineyard Haven for a dramatically reduced price.

It’s been two years since Island Housing Trust began the affordable housing project at 150 State Road. The Dukes County Housing Authority organized the lottery, held this past Tuesday night.

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Affordable Housing
The West Tisbury affordable housing committee is looking for property to develop.
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Housing Bank Campaign Heats Up on All Sides
Noah Asimow

As voters in four towns prepare to weigh in next week on a wide range of issues at annual town meetings, one issue has dominated Island discourse: the proposal to create a housing bank.

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Road to Town Meeting; Housing Bank Forum Digs Into the Details
Noah Asimow
Question, concerns and support were all expressed at a housing bank forum held to discuss the details of two warrant articles coming to town meeting floor this season.
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Housing Bank Campaign Hits Rough Water in Island Towns
Steve Myrick
A campaign to establish a Martha’s Vineyard housing bank using revenues from the new short-term rental tax is running into stiff opposition in some Island towns.
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MVC Amends Policy on Affordable Housing Offsets
Noah Asimow
In response to a proposed 34-lot Edgartown subdivision, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted Thursday to add more teeth to its affordable housing contribution policy for future developments of regional impact (DRI’s).
 
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Scott's Grove Housing Complex Opens With Quiet Fanfare
Holly Pretsky
Next month, 21 Islanders in need of an income-adjusted, year-round lease will move into the new Scott’s Grove affordable housing units in West Tisbury.
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Tradesman Is Winner in Edgartown Housing Lottery
Sara Brown

Daniel Consoni, a 29-year-old Edgartown resident, won the right to buy a one-bedroom loft in downtown Edgartown in a lottery drawing Monday afternoon.

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Groundbreaking Launches West Tisbury Housing Project
Steve Myrick

State and Island officials broke ground Friday at Scott’s Grove, a project to build nine affordable rental apartments.

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Morgan Woods, Ten Years Later
Alex Elvin

More than 15 years ago, Fred B. Morgan Jr. drove out to Ocean Heights in Edgartown. What he saw helped set in motion the Island’s largest affordable housing development to date.

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