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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Scotts Grove Housing Project Receives Large State Grant

The West Tisbury affordable housing project got a large boost last week with the announcement of a $900,000 state grant.

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Edgartown Selectmen Award Three Affordable Housing Lots
Steve Myrick

Three residents won the right to buy half-acre lots on 6th street North for $75,000. The lottery was part of the town’s affordable housing program.

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