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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Selectmen Stay the Course on Housing Lottery Despite Appeals
Alex Elvin

With demand for affordable homesites running high and an upcoming lottery for four lots at Nab’s Corner a few days away, the Chilmark selectmen this week denied two appeals from applicants who did not meet the guidelines.

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Chilmark Addresses Affordable Housing
Alex Elvin
Citing a clear demand for affordable housing in their town, the Chilmark selectmen are discussing making more town land available for homesites.
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South Road Affordable Housing Lots Are Hot Ticket in Chilmark
Alex Elvin

Four affordable housing lots in Chilmark that became available this year are drawing interest from Island residents.

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Changing Plans May Delay Edgartown Affordable Housing Project
Olivia Hull

A project to develop affordable housing on town land in Edgartown may have to go back to town meeting for a vote, the town selectmen said this week.

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