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 selectmen
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
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

2016

Low wages and a seasonal economy are a recipe for hardship for those looking for housing on the Vineyard and other resort communities, with high-cost second homes raising prices.
A short warrant that goes relatively long on spending will come before West Tisbury voters at a special town meeting next week.

The Tisbury zoning board of appeals has cleared the way for 20 affordable apartments to be built on State Road in Vineyard Haven.

Residents from Edgartown to Aquinnah this week weighed in on an effort to increase the Island’s stock of affordable housing as a series of workshops began.

Working as a group, six Island planning boards have launched an initiative that aims to create hundreds of affordable housing units over the next 10 years.

2015

A hefty contribution to affordable housing and strict limits on nitrogen are the two main elements of a deal struck late last week between the Oak Bluffs planning board and the buyers and sellers of a failed subdivision in the Southern Woodlands.

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