Affordable Housing Tops West Tisbury Special Town Meeting
Heather Hamacek
A short warrant that goes relatively long on spending will come before West Tisbury voters at a special town meeting next week.
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Kuehn's Way Project Clears Tisbury Zoning Board of Appeals
Alex Elvin

The Tisbury zoning board of appeals has cleared the way for 20 affordable apartments to be built on State Road in Vineyard Haven.

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Islandwide Affordable Housing Series Begins
Alex Elvin

Residents from Edgartown to Aquinnah this week weighed in on an effort to increase the Island’s stock of affordable housing as a series of workshops began.

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Planning Boards Launch Major Affordable Housing Initiative
Alex Elvin

Working as a group, six Island planning boards have launched an initiative that aims to create hundreds of affordable housing units over the next 10 years.

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Planning Board Strikes Initial Deal Over Former Kupersmith Property
Heather Hamacek

A hefty contribution to affordable housing and strict limits on nitrogen are the two main elements of a deal struck late last week between the Oak Bluffs planning board and the buyers and sellers of a failed subdivision in the Southern Woodlands.

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With Sale of Former Kupersmith Property Pending, Town Demands More Money for Affordable Housing
Steve Myrick

The Oak Bluffs affordable housing trust has recommended that the planning board require a contribution of $880,000 from the principals involved in the sale of the failed housing development. A public hearing is set for tonight at 7 p.m.

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Aquinnah Tribe Receives Affordable Housing Grant
Alex Elvin

Just under half a million dollars was awarded last week to the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) through an annual grant for affordable housing.

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Revisiting Affordable Homesite Guidelines
Alex Elvin
In light of questions surrounding the recent lottery for affordable homesites at Nab’s Corner, the Chilmark housing committee has begun the process of revising the town’s homesite guidelines.
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After Nab's Corner, Chilmark Seeks More Affordable Homesites
Alex Elvin

With the need for affordable housing on the Vineyard still acute, selectman Warren Doty has proposed a five-year initiative to provide 10 more homesites in his town.

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Chilmark Announces Winners of Affordable Lots
Alex Elvin
In a long-awaited lottery, four Chilmark residents were awarded homesites at Nab’s Corner. The event early Friday evening was standing room only.
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