Looking to Make the Future Affordable
Journalist Michele Norris and Island Housing Trust executive director Philippe Jordi led the conversation at the organization’s kickoff summer fundraiser earlier this week.
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Housing Trust Welcomes New Faces
The Island Housing Trust has announced four new board members and two recent hires.
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Perlman House Financing Secured
The Island Housing Trust and MassHousing have closed on $1.12 million in financing for the seven-unit housing development, a former bed and breakfast in Vineyard Haven.
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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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Major Grant Goes to Kuehn’s Way Housing Project
The Island Housing Trust was awarded $3.8 million in financing from MassHousing this week, nearly closing the gap needed to complete the affordable and workforce rental project in Tisbury known as Kuehn’s Way.
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Land Bank to Conserve Farmland in West Tisbury
The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank has signed an agreement to buy and conserve seven acres of farmland as part of a larger, proposed 35-acre subdivision in West Tisbury that would include affordable and market-rate housing developments.
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Old West Tisbury Firehouse Makes Way for Affordable Apartments
The former firehouse off Old Courthouse Road in West Tisbury will come down to make way for affordable apartments.
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Housing Trust Cuts Ribbon on Rehabbed Perlman House
Aaron Wilson
The nonprofit Island Housing Trust cut the ribbon Thursday on its latest project: seven affordable apartments at the Perlman House, a 100-year-old former inn on State Road in Vineyard Haven.
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Housing Trust Wastewater Project Funded
The Island Housing Trust will receive $250,000 in state funding for a planned 20-unit affordable development in Tisbury.
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Applications Open for Affordable Apartments
The Dukes County Housing Authority is accepting applications for seven affordable apartments in Vineyard Haven.
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