How do I apply for Affordable Housing?

1.  Do I have to live in the same town where the affordable units are available to be eligible to apply?

2.  How do I apply?

3.  Are there any units available to rent rather than buy?

4.  How can I, as a homeowner, help the cause?

  • Put your property into the Rental Conversion Program or... Donate: Money, Time, Land or Houses

Policy Rules & Regs:

Affordable Housing Final Guidelines

Links to other resources:

Dukes County Regional Housing Authority & Island Housing Trust:
Island Affordable Housing Fund
Citizens Housing and Planning Association (CHAPA)
Community Preservation Act
Cohousing Network
Boston HUD Office
MA Housing Partnership Fund

Forms:

Rental Application
Ownership Application

These forms can also be obtained from the Dukes County Regional Housing Authority office located in the Vineyard Housing Offices:

346 State Road, P.O. Box 4538
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 or Call: 508-693-4419


Meeting Dates:

The Affordable Housing Committee meets every second and fourth Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. at the Tisbury Senior Center, unless otherwise posted.

Members:
Robert Wheeler, Chair
Laura Barbera, Co-Chair
Abbe Burt, Vice Chair
Henry Stephenson
Rob Doyle
Nat Benjamin
Dan Seidman

Contact Information:
General information can be obtained by calling 508-696-4200 or email:
Rdebettencourt@tisburyma.gov