Island Housing Trust Raises $350,000
The Island Housing Trust’s seventh annual benefit brunch and screening of a documentary short, produced by IHT in collaboration with the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival, was held at Farm Neck.
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State Tax Credits Go to IHT

The Island Housing Trust will receive $150,000 in tax credits from the from the state community investment tax credit program.

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Affordable Housing Project Begins in Aquinnah
Steve Myrick

Aquinnah town officials and Island affordable housing leaders gathered Friday on a cold hilltop to break ground on a new affordable housing project.

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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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Housing Trust Sets New Goal for 2020
Alex Elvin

The Island Housing Trust has unveiled an ambitious plan to create 100 new affordable housing units on the Vineyard by the end of 2020.

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Housing Trust Celebrates New Water Street Apartments
Alison L. Mead

Six Island residents were settling into new homes this week as the Island Housing Trust celebrated the opening of a new six-unit affordable housing apartment complex in downtown Vineyard Haven.

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Housing Trust Director Graduates from Leadership Program

Island Housing Trust founding director Philippe Jordi has graduated from the NeighborWorks Achieving Excellence Program.

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Island Housing Trust, Land Bank Jointly Buy 14.8 Acres
Julia Wells

The Island Housing Trust and Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank paid $1.2 million for the property off State Road in Vineyard Haven, with a plan to build rental housing on part of the land and leave the remainder in conservation.

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Acute Shortage of Rental Housing Said to be at Crisis Level
Steve Myrick

The Island Housing Trust annual meeting and forum Saturday focused heavily on the need for decent rental housing. “We have a crisis right now,” said Lisa McGuire, a business owner.

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