Affordable housing

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.

Housing Needs Assessment Portrays an Island in Crisis

A recent benchmark housing needs assessment conducted by the Martha’s Vineyard Commission paints an increasingly dire picture of the Island’s housing crisis.

As Home Prices Rise So Does Need for a Housing Bank

In 2005, the first housing bank initiative on Martha’s Vineyard won support from all six Island towns.

Affordable Housing

The West Tisbury affordable housing committee is looking for property to develop.

Housing Bank Campaign Heats Up on All Sides

As voters in four towns prepare to weigh in next week on a wide range of issues at annual town meetings, one issue has dominated Island discourse: the proposal to create a housing bank.

Road to Town Meeting; Housing Bank Forum Digs Into the Details

Question, concerns and support were all expressed at a housing bank forum held to discuss the details of two warrant articles coming to town meeting floor this season.

Housing Bank Campaign Hits Rough Water in Island Towns

A campaign to establish a Martha’s Vineyard housing bank using revenues from the new short-term rental tax is running into stiff opposition in some Island towns.

MVC Amends Policy on Affordable Housing Offsets

In response to a proposed 34-lot Edgartown subdivision, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted Thursday to add more teeth to its affordable housing contribution policy for future developments of regional impact (DRI’s).

Scott's Grove Housing Complex Opens With Quiet Fanfare

Next month, 21 Islanders in need of an income-adjusted, year-round lease will move into the new Scott’s Grove affordable housing units in West Tisbury.

Tradesman Is Winner in Edgartown Housing Lottery

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.