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.
Island Housing Trust
Affordable housing
Tisbury select board
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.
Affordable housing
Island Housing Trust
Rental housing
Maia Coleman
The Oak Bluffs select board voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a request for proposals (RFP) for a multi-unit affordable housing development along the Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road.
Oak Bluffs select board
Affordable housing
Chilmark is holding the first of three community meetings on Monday, June 14 at 6 p.m. to discuss affordable housing development opportunities for the Peaked Hill Pastures property.
Affordable housing

2022

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission opened a public hearing on the the first major affordable housing project planned in decades for the town of Edgartown.
The Oak Bluffs select board Tuesday refrained from decisions regarding two affordable housing plans, opting to seek further information on requests made by the town's affordable housing committee.
Two new affordable housing units were unveiled by the Island Housing Trust on Old Courthouse Road in West Tisbury Monday, breathing new life into the former site of the town’s firehouse.
Carrie Caldwell, a fifth grade teacher at the Tisbury School, has moved around the Island 10 times in the last six months. Her next move will be her last, after she won a lottery for land on Chappaquiddick.

2021

Two major projects on the Island cleared key hurdles when select boards in Edgartown and Oak Bluffs awarded separate bids to the nonprofit Island Housing Trust (IHT) and its Boston partner.
Two visions for a new, affordable apartment complex near the YMCA and ice arena in Oak Bluffs on a wooded parcel of town-owned land known as the Southern Tier, had their first airings Friday before more than 80 people at a special meeting of the town select board.

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