Vineyard Coalition Heads to Boston in Housing Bank Push

More than 200 Islanders are expected to take part in Martha Goes to Beacon Hill on March 23, an event organized by the Coalition to Create the Martha’s Vineyard Housing Bank.

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Accessory Dwelling Article Left Off West Tisbury Warrant

A program incentivizing West Tisbury residents to build affordable housing on their property will not appear before voters at the upcoming town meeting.

The West Tisbury select board voted March 8 to remove the program from the town meeting warrant. Citing concerns from the town manager and town attorney, the board considered documents provided by the town’s affordable housing committee for the program to be incomplete.

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Tisbury Weighs Proposal to Allow Affordable Housing on Private Roads

A proposed zoning amendment to allow affordable housing projects on private roads in Tisbury with a special permit has split the town’s planning board.

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Southern Tier Affordable Housing Wins MVC Approval

The Martha's Vineyard Commission unanimously approved the Southern Tier housing complex Thursday. It must now go through the Oak Bluffs permitting process.

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Legislators File Vineyard Housing Bank Bill

Dozens of bills aimed at increasing affordable housing statewide have been filed since the Massachusetts Legislature entered its 193rd this month, including two that would create the Martha’s Vineyard Housing Bank.

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Southern Tier Housing Plan Faces Scrutiny by MVC

A proposed affordable housing complex in Oak Bluffs has drawn strong opposition from nearby residents and a number of objections from members of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission.

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MVC Begins Hearing on Southern Tier Housing Development

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission has begun its review of a proposed affordable housing complex in Oak Bluffs, called Southern Tier.

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West Tisbury Housing Project Will Move Forward With New Designer

West Tisbury will move forward on a proposed affordable housing project with a new designer, after South Mountain Co. formally dropped out last week.

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Meshacket Commons Housing Development Is Approved

Edgartown will move forward with its largest major affordable housing development in more than a decade, after the Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted unanimously to approve the Meshacket Commons project.

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A New Approach to Housing Is Needed

With each passing day, we see more and more evidence of the fundamental change in the culture and quality of life on the Island caused by the rapid changes in the housing market.

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