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

2017

In perhaps the most wide-ranging study of Island housing problems to date, housing production plans were issued this week detailing needs, strategies and obstacles for each Island town.

Seventeen years ago, in the midst of a market upturn, housing concerns for year-rounders reached a new height.

2016

The last in a series of three public workshops about affordable housing will take place next week in every town.
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.

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