Affordable Housing

Regional affordable housing opportunities are available for year-round residents through service providers that develop and manage rental and home ownership properties. Service providers work in partnership with many public and private entities to provide and maintain quality homes.



Community Action Committee of Cape Cod and Islands

Address: 115 Enterprise Road, Hyannis, MA 02601
Phone: (508) 771-1727, (800) 845-1999
Fax: (508) 775-7488
Email:
cacci@cacci.cc

www.mass.gov/dhcd

www.cacci.cc

Qualifications for Services: Alternative Housing Voucher Program (AHVP) provides rental vouchers to disabled applicants who are not elderly and who have been determined eligible for Chapter 667 (elderly and disabled) housing. DHCD’s Division of Public Housing and Rental Assistance, which administers this program, has the responsibility for regulatory and administrative oversight of all state public housing programs which address the needs of low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Those applicants who are eligible under the Ch. 667 elderly and disabled program, but who are under the age of 60.


Cape Cod Commission Affordable Housing Program

Address: 3225 Main Street, Barnstable, MA 02630
Phone: (508) 362-3828

www.capecodcommission.org/housing

Qualifications for Services: Income Limitations, degree of repairs needed in existing home, and property value limitations. Varies based on individual program and family size. Please contact the Housing Assistance Corporation at 508-771-5400.

Community Development Partnership

Address: 3 Main Street, Unit 7, Eastham, MA 02642
Phone: (508) 240-7873
Fax: (508) 240-5085
Email:
info@capecdp.org

www.capecdp.org

Qualifications for Services: The primary goal for housing development is to increase the availability of attractive, quality affordable housing units for low to moderate income families from Harwich to Provincetown. Most housing opportunities are made available to households earning under 80% of the area median income, with income levels lower than that defined by a particular project’s funding source. Purchase prices and rents for affordable units fall within specific guidelines, and generally aim to cost no more than 30% of the target household’s income.

Community Housing Resource Inc.

Address: PO Box 1015, Provincetown, MA 02657
Phone: (508) 487-2426
Fax: (508) 487-5905
Email:
jpipilas@chrgroup.net

www.chrgroup.net/CHRHome.htm

Qualifications for Services: For the purposes of affordable housing eligibility, Provincetown residents must be defined as an individual who is currently residing in the Provincetown town limits, or who has been displaced from his or her home in Provincetown due to condominium conversion or the sale of his or her unit by the property owner within the past two years, or who has immediate family (specifically, mother, father, brother, sister, daughter, son, spouse or domestic partner) currently residing in the Town of Provincetown. (The term domestic partner shall be as recognized or defined by the Town.)


Falmouth Housing Authority

Address: 115 Scranton Ave, Falmouth, MA 02540
Phone: (508) 548-1977
Fax: (508) 457-7573

Qualifications for Services: Public housing is limited to low-income families and individuals. An HA determines your eligibility based on: 1) annual gross income; 2) whether you qualify as elderly, a person with a disability, or as a family; and 3) U.S. citizenship or eligible immigration status. If you are eligible, the HA will check your references to make sure you and your family will be good tenants. HAs will deny admission to any applicant whose habits and practices may be expected to have a detrimental effect on other tenants or on the project's environment.

Housing Assistance Corporation

Contact: Dolores Barbati-Poore
Address: 460 West Main Street, Hyannis, MA, 02601
Phone: (508) 771-5400
Fax: (508) 775-7434
Email:
hac@haconcapecod.org
Email: angelhouse@haconcapecod.org
Email: dbpoore@haconcapecod.org

www.haconcapecod.org

Qualifications for Services: Varies based on program. HAC operates homeless shelters for adults and families, administers rental subsidies, offers education and training and develops new affordable housing. For Angel House in Hyannis, MA, the shelter works with families recovering from alcohol or other drug abuse. NOAH is another shelter for individuals in Barnstable County. The NOAH Services Center includes substance abuse counseling, mental health counseling, health care services, medical case management, legal clinics, housing search, HIV/AIDS prevention, educational services and job search assistance. The center provides outreach, advocacy and coordination of these services and related community resources. Please call for specifics.

Housing Transitional Assistance- Brockton

Contact: Cindy Kay
Address: 77 Commercial Street, Brockton, MA 02302
Phone: (508) 895-7000
Fax: (617) 727-3569

Qualifications for Services: Eligibility requirements vary from one program to another. Some programs only accept homeless women and their children. Other programs accept homeless families headed by men or women. Some limit the age of the children. Most do not require a referral from the Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA). Some programs charge a fee equal to 30% of income. Families with current substance abuse problems are not allowed.


Housing Transitional Assistance- Fall River

Contact: Cindy Kay
Address: 1567 N Main Street, Fall River, MA 02720
Phone: (508) 646-6200
Fax: (508) 675-6200

Qualifications for Services: Eligibility requirements vary from one program to another. Some programs only accept homeless women and their children. Other programs accept homeless families headed by men or women. Some limit the age of the children. Most do not require a referral from the Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA). Some programs charge a fee equal to 30% of income. Families with current substance abuse problems are not allowed.

Housing Transitional Assistance- Hyannis

Contact: Cindy Kay
Address: 77 High School Rd ext, Hyannis, MA 02601
Phone: (508) 862-6600
Fax: (508) 790-4685

Qualifications for Services: Eligibility requirements vary from one program to another. Some programs only accept homeless women and their children. Other programs accept homeless families headed by men or women. Some limit the age of the children. Most do not require a referral from the Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA). Some programs charge a fee equal to 30% of income. Families with current substance abuse problems are not allowed.

Housing and Urban Development

Contact: Kristine Foye
Address: 10 Causeway Street, 3rd floor, Boston, MA 02222
Address 2: Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr. Federal Building
Phone: (617) 994-8200
Fax: (617) 565-6558
Email:
ma_webmanager@hud.gov

www.hud.gov/local/index.cfm

Qualifications for services: Homes, Buying, Owning, Selling, Renting, Homeless, Home Improvements, HUD homes, Fair Housing, FHA refunds, Foreclosure, Consumer info.
Other Languages Spoken: Spanish


Homes For Good

State: MA

www.homesforgood.org

Qualifications for Services: Income limitations, resale limitations and home ownership education requirements are typically required to become eligible for the purchase of a Homes For Good home.


Catholic Social Services

Address: 261 South Street, Hyannis, MA 02601
Phone: (508) 771-6771
Fax: (508) 771-6771

www.cssdioc.org/contact/hyannis.html

Qualifications for Services: Call for information.

Other Languages Spoken: Spanish and Portuguese.


Organization name:  US Department of Housing and Urban Development

Contact Name:  Taylor Bryan

Address: 10 Causeway Street  Third floor. Boston, MA, 02222

Phone: (401) 277 8302

Fax:

Qualifications for service: Call for further information

Other languages spoken: Spanish

Email:Taylor.M.Bryan@hud.gov

 

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